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Thursday, October 12, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Reception and Early Registration

American Bank Center - Selena Rotunda

Welcome Address
Speaker: Arlene Medrano, President, South Texas Women Leading Government
Speaker: Sylvia Carrillo-Trevino, Assistant City Manager, City of Corpus Christi

Friday, October 13, 2017

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Breakfast

American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom

Welcome
Speaker: Arlene Medrano, President, South Texas Women Leading Government
Speaker: Margie Rose, City Manager, City of Corpus Christi
Speaker: Paulette Kluge, CEO, Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau

Women in the Profession Task Force Final Report
Speaker: Pamela Antil, Assistant City Administrator, Santa Barbara, California
Speaker: Tamara Letourneau, Assistant City Manager, Costa Mesa, California

9:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Break

9:45 AM - 11:45 AM
Strengthening Your Personal Leadership

American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom  
Interactive discussion identifying strengths, strength zones and creating support through communication.
Speaker: Joe M. Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer, The Management Connection, Inc.

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Break

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Lunch

American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom  
Keynote Speaker: Patricia E. Martel, ICMA-CM, City Manager, City of Daly City, California, Past President of International City/County Management Association

1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Break

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Session 1

American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom C

Topic: Opportunities and Challenges to Increasing Women in Leadership Roles and How to Prepare Myself for the Executive Position
Speaker: Veronica Briseño, Director, Small & Minority Business Resources, City of Austin, Texas
Speaker: Rosie Truelove, Interim Director of Neighborhood Housing and Community Development, City of Austin, Texas

Session 2
American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom D

Topic: Advice Leaders Wish They Could Give Their Younger Selves
Speaker: Ruth Osuna, Assistant City Manager, Oxnard, California
Speaker: Jane Bais-DiSessa, Deputy Mayor, Pontiac, Michigan

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Break

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Session 3

American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom C

Topic: Emotional Intelligence and Political Astuteness – Equipping Yourself to Succeed in Local Government
Speaker: Susan Thorpe, County Administrator, Yuma County, Arizona

Session 4
American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom D

Topic: Business & Professional Communication: Keys to Workplace Excellence
Speaker: Dr. Kelly Quintanilla, President of Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Female Executives Roundtable    
                                                                                  
American Bank Center - Henry Garrett Ballroom  
Moderator: Toby Futrell, Retired City Manager of Austin, Texas and current Masters in Public Administrator Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University- Corpus Christi

Panelists:
Margie Rose, City Manager, Corpus Christi, Texas
Julie Robinson, City Administrator, City of Spring Valley Village, Texas
Charmelle Garrett, City Manager, Victoria, Texas
Patricia E. Martel, City Manager, City of Daly City, California

4:30 PM
Closing, Thank You

Speaker: Arlene Medrano, President, South Texas Women Leading Government


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