Meeting Location:
Skamania Lodge
1131 SW Skamania Lodge Way
Stevenson, WA  98648

Wednesday,  July 10


5:30 pm         Reception - JESTER & JUDGE TASTING ROOM (at the Port of Skamania County: 30 SE Cascade Avenue, Stevenson, WA)


Thursday, July 11


7:00 AM         Breakfast

8:15 AM          Two-Minute Drill:  One thing that you either learned from this year, or would like to learn about

9:30 PM        Break

9:45 AM         How Often Do You Update Your Strategic Plan? Do You Use Plan Updates as Community Outreach Opportunities?

10:30 AM       As Single-Interest Community Groups Become Common, How Do You Interact With Them?

11:00 AM        Commissioner Relations: Managing Your Governing Body - Moderated by Ken O’Halloran, Marine Marketing Director, Port of Portland

11:45 AM        Lunch

1:15 PM          Who is Doing Something Interesting with Broadband? How Do You Manage Expectations Regarding This New Power?

2:00 PM        Break

2:15 PM          Dealing with Constituent Demands on Social Issues Outside the Scope of Port Powers (e.g., Homelessness, Affordable Housing, Minimum Wages, Apprenticeships)

3:00 PM        Adjourn

3:00 PM        Tour of Bonneville Lock and Dam (depart from Skamania Lodge at 3:10 pm)

5:30 PM        Social

6:00 PM        Dinner and Magical Entertainment


Friday,  July 12


7:00 AM            Breakfast

8:00 AM            What Range of Return on Investment Does Your Port Use?

9:00 AM            Does Anyone Have a Plan in Place for Leadership Transitions?

9:30 AM            Tips for Improving Relationships with Your Tribe(s)

10:00 AM         Break

10:15 AM           How Do You “On-Board” a New Commissioner?

12:00 PM         Adjourn