Training & Education Committee

Training & Education Committee

Objectives

  • Provide organizational leadership for professional development training and education to enhance the technical knowledge, managerial skills and leadership capability of members.
  • Develop and implement a conference survey to periodically gain member evaluations of training and education sessions along with their future professional development needs.
  • Facilitate “Call of the Ports” and “Lunch with a PCC Friend” during conferences to nurture member relationships and encourage professional linkages between meetings.
  • Help featured ports to develop effective presentations for conferences, when requested.
  • Assist the Board of Directors to identify biannual conference themes.
  • Identify audio-visual equipment and seating needs for upcoming conferences, sharing this information with the Executive Secretary in a timely way.
  • T&E Committee Co-Chairs will meet with the Board of Directors to integrate functions and collaborate as appropriate.
  • Gather information and present educational programs to assist members in resolving emerging issues and critical problems.
  • Maintain email discussion groups to enable members to quickly sharing ideas, challenges and solutions with each other between conferences.
  • As requested, assist the Board of Directors in redesigning and expanding the Web site to include professional development information.
  • Identify and prioritize funding needed to further training and education objectives, sharing this with the Board of Directors as appropriate.
  • Explore opportunities for expanding professional recognition awards for members and the organization.

Current Training & Education Members

Eric Olsson olssoneh@gmail.com
Tami Allen tallen@bainbridgewa.gov
Giuseppe Alvarado Alvarado.g@portseattle.org
Robin Leraas RLeraas@portgrays.org
Paul Stallard pmstalla@co.douglas.or.us
Mike Loy manager@falsecreek.com
Joe Dusenbury JDusenbury@desmoineswa.gov
Kathy Garcia kathyg@portofbremerton.org