WEFTEC 2013 Leadership Day
Tuesday, October 8 , 2013 from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Room N426ab, North Building Level 4
Registration: Form (print out & fax, email or mail to WEF)
PROGRAM includes...Power Breakfast - 7:30 - 8:00 am
Come early to enjoy a power breakfast and network with your fellow MA Leaders
Welcome & Introductions - WEF Vice President, Ed McCormick
WEFMAX and Beyond... topics MA Leaders have expressed more discussion time
WEA of Utah - Presenters: Lance Wood WEF Delegate and Clint Rogers WEAU Secretary/Treasurer
Will present on their success with Ops Challenge in getting operators engaged.
Indiana WEA - Presenter: Jessica Bastin, IWEA President-Elect and Public Education Chair
Will present on their success with public outreach efforts
WATER AWARENESS INITIATIVES
Laura Leslie, WEF Senior Director of Marketing, Communications & Creative Serviceswill share updates and generate group discussion to learn how together we can e a voice for water.
WEFMAX 2014 - 1:00 - 1:30 pm
Janet Hurley Cann, WEF House of Delegates Speaker and Max Hildebrand, WEF HOD WEFMAX Committee Chair will share information as WEF begins to move into another exciting WEFMAX year in 2014 that will continue to offer attendees the opportunity to give their full focus to "ongoing" dialogs with plenty of networking time for sharing and learning from each other. WEFMAX 2014 host presenters - New York WEA/New Jersey WEA (March 26-28), Montana WEA (April 9 - 11), Michigan WEA (APril 30 - May 2) and the WEA of South Carolina (May 21 - 23).
Tim Williams, WEF Senior Director of Government Affairs and Steve Dye, President of Nexus Government Relations will lead this session with invited presenters Patricia Cerro-Reehil, Executive Director New York WEA and Carol Batterton, Executive Director WEA of Texas. Water is an increasing concern in Washington and in state capitals across the nation. Legislators and other infrastructure, and local economies for future generations. The Water Advocates program provides WEF members and Member Associations with an opportunity to become directly involved in these policy debates and deliberations. The Water Advocacy Workshop during Leadership Day will provide an overview of the WEF grassroots program and feature tips and training for effective interaction with legislators and their staffs, whether in Austin, Albany, or Washington DC.