Learn from Park City leaders at Leadership 101
January 30, 2015
People interested in learning about leadership in Park City next week have an opportunity to hear from the area’s leaders themselves.
The annual Leadership 101 daylong event is scheduled on Wednesday. Organized by the Leadership Park City training program, Leadership 101 offers a rundown of many topics that City Hall, the County Courthouse and others regularly address.
The Leadership 101 schedule includes remarks by figures like Mayor Jack Thomas, Park City Manager Diane Foster and the newly installed Summit County manager, Tom Fisher.
It will be the 18th Leadership 101 event. Myles Rademan, the director of Leadership Park City, said the day will be "kind of like a civics class."
"I think people will get a broad brushstroke," Rademan said.
Some of the highlights include an address by Mayor Jack Thomas, remarks by City Manager Diane Foster and a look at Summit County issues by the county manager. Members of the Summit County Council are also scheduled to attend.
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The lineup includes other speakers like Ember Conley, who is the superintendent of the Park City School District, Mike Luers, who directs the Snyderville Basin Water Reclamation District, and Rena Jordan, the director of the Snyderville Basin Special Recreation District. Executives from the Park City Chamber/Bureau and the Utah Olympic Park are also scheduled to speak.
City Hall will be well represented at Leadership 101. Officials from planning, economic development, sustainability, community affairs, trails and open space are listed as presenters.
Other speakers will represent the not-for-profit sector, including a talk by the executive director of the Park City Community Foundation, Katie Wright. Some of the not-for-profit groups scheduled to present include the National Ability Center, the Park City Education Foundation and arts groups such as the Park City Institute, the Park City Film Series and the Egyptian Theatre.
"Whether you’ve been here a day or a lifetime . . . if you have an interest in the greater Park City community this program is for you. Perfect for front desk personnel, realtors, recent arrivals, those who deal with the public, as well as those who want to understand what they read in the newspapers and hear on the radio and want to pitch in and get involved," organizers say in Leadership 101 promotional material.
The event is scheduled on Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:45 p.m. at The Yarrow. It costs $30 and the price includes lunch and refreshments. Contact Karen Anderson in the executive office at City Hall for more information or to register for Leadership 101. She is reachable ay 615-5186 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration is also available on City Hall’s website, http://www.parkcity.org. Select ‘Leadership 101’ on the front page of the site.