2019 COMMISSIONERS’ SEMINAR AGENDA

Agenda – (Updated 7.18.19)

Meeting Location:
SUNCADIA Resort
3600 SUNCADIA TRAIL
CLE ELUM, WA  98922
(866) 904-6300
www.suncadia.com

 

MONday,  July 22


 

5:00 pm         Reception
5:30 pm         Dinner
Both held in Rialto A

TUESday, July 23


 

general sessions will be held in Rialto BC; All meals held in Rialto A

7:30 am         Breakfast
8:30 am         What’s On Your Mind as a Commissioner? - General Discussion
9:30 am         Break
9:45 am         WPPA Executive Director Selection Process Overview - Dennis Karras, Karras Consulting
10:15 am        When is a Commissioner the Voice of a Port? When and How to Present Your Port in Public - Frank Chmelik, Chmelik Sitkin & Davis
11:15 am        Understanding Financials: What to Pay Attention to, and What to Ignore - Scott Goodrich, Port of Vancouver
12:00 pm        Lunch
1:15 pm          How Does Your Port Use Rate of Return in Making Capital Deployment Decisions? - Diahann Howard, Port of Benton
2:15 pm        Break
2:30 pm       Ethics and Electioneering Overview - Tom Tanaka, Port of Seattle
3:15 pm       Evaluating a Commission’s Appetite for Risk: Perspectives from 3 Ports - Panel: Commissioner JC Baldwin, Port of Chelan County; Commissioner Mike Fredrickson, Port of
Walla Walla;
Commissioner Troy Stariha, Port of Kalama
4:15 pm        Wrap-Up
5:00 pm        Reception
5:30 pm        Dinner

WEDNEsday,  July 24


 

General Sessions will be held in Rialto BC; All meals held in Rialto A

7:30 am            Breakfast
8:30 am            Role of the “Active” Port Auditor - Frank Chmelik, Chmelik Sitkin & Davis
9:15 am            Quick Overview of Campaign Contribution Limits - James Thompson, WPPA
9:30 am            Break
9:45 am          City Relationships - General Discussion
10:45 am           Wrap-Up
11:00 am         Adjourn