Evergreen Chapter of the ASPA
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Events


Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

Managing Your Leadership Career Path

  • Seattle University- Admissions & Alumni Building, Stuart. T Rolfe Community Room (map)
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Come join us for an engaging discussion on what it takes to move into leadership. The presentation will cover: 

- The different roles of supervisor, manager, and executive, 
- How to tell whether moving up is right for you, and 
- What kind of experience will prepare you for the next step

About our Presenter
Mark Sullivan is planning and strategy consultant, and advisor on workforce development policy. He previously oversaw workforce planning for the State of Washington, and has held leadership roles in human resources, diversity, and performance management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Evergreen State College, and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government with a focus on leadership studies.

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West Capitol Campus Botanical Tour
Oct
14
10:30 AM10:30

West Capitol Campus Botanical Tour

Please join the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) Evergreen Chapter in Olympia on Saturday, October 14, at 10:30am for a historical botanical tour of the Washington State West Capitol Campus. This is a great opportunity to both meet your fellow ASPA Evergreen Chapter members and learn a bit about Washington State history!

The tour is limited to 25 people, so RSVP quick!

About the Tour

Participants will learn about the Olmsted Brothers' original vision for the Washington State Capitol’s West Capitol Campus, how a historic landscape is managed, and the campus’ unique trees.

The tour starts promptly at 10:30 am at the Flag Circle by the Capitol Steps.

About our Host

Brent Chapman is the horticulturalist for the Washington State Department of Enterprise Services, where he is responsible for the Capitol Campus’ plant collections. He has a Ph.D. in environmental horticulture and spent most of his career training future horticulturists and landscape managers. One of the highlights of his current position is being able to share the history of the Capitol Campus plants as well as insights on how they are managed to ensure public safety and enjoyment.

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Public Service Recognition Awards Ceremony and Reception
May
2
5:30 PM17:30

Public Service Recognition Awards Ceremony and Reception

  • Capitol Grounds Olympia, WA, 98501 United States (map)
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The Evergreen Chapter of the America Society for Public Administration is pleased to host our Public Service Recognition Awards Reception and Program on May 2, 2017. Please join us to celebrate public service, promote the field of public administration, and recognize the chapter’s honorees from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Governor’s Mansion on the Capitol Campus of Olympia, Washington.

The Evergreen Chapter is offering this event at no charge, however everyone must register and have a photo I.D. to enter the Mansion grounds.

Parking will be available in the Mansion Parking Lot. There is an approximate 2-3 minute walk up the driveway after showing photo I.D. to troopers at the WA State Patrol Guard House. The Mansion has limited parking spaces for people with disabilities, and arrangements can be made for cars to drive up to the Mansion for drop-off and pick-up. Please let us know during your registration of any accommodations necessary.

 

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Seattle City Club Civic Boot Camps: Livable Neighborhoods
Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

Seattle City Club Civic Boot Camps: Livable Neighborhoods

Created in 2015, Livable Neighborhoods Civic Boot Camp addresses Seattle’s commitment to sustainable neighborhoods. We explore green space, food access, historical and cultural preservation, transit and walkability, and housing and development. The focus is on Seattle’s fastest growing neighborhood, Cascade-South Lake Union, and tackles issues of change in the area's economy, demographics, ecology and culture. The day includes historical tours, networking and individual action planning. Civic Boot Camp activities include: A tour of neighborhood historical sites An introduction to civic life in the…

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Seattle City Club Civic Boot Camp: Livable Neighborhoods
Mar
17
9:00 AM09:00

Seattle City Club Civic Boot Camp: Livable Neighborhoods

Created in 2015, Livable Neighborhoods Civic Boot Camp addresses Seattle’s commitment to sustainable neighborhoods. We explore green space, food access, historical and cultural preservation, transit and walkability, and housing and development. The focus is on Seattle’s fastest growing neighborhood, Cascade-South Lake Union, and tackles issues of change in the area's economy, demographics, ecology and culture. The day includes historical tours, networking and individual action planning. Civic Boot Camp activities include: A tour of neighborhood historical sites An introduction to civic life in the…

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FASTER, BIGGER, BETTER
Feb
15
6:30 PM18:30

FASTER, BIGGER, BETTER

  • PSU College or Urban and Public Affairs, Parsons Gallery (map)
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Using Collaboration to Solve Public Issues Free and open to the public - Appetizers and refreshments will be served Today’s public administrator is faced with addressing increasingly complex public issues with steadily diminishing resources. Success requires the ability to work together with other public agencies and others sectors—including business, civic, philanthropic, and nonprofits—to get things done in a way that yields results faster, bigger, and better. This workshop will provide participants with a framework for collaborative problem solving and specific…

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