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Join Us at the Public Administrator Boot Camp on May 13 at Sammamish »

Submitted April 29th, 2016

Learn the basics of sound management at the Public Administrator Boot Camp coming May 13 at Sammamish City Hall.  Karen Porterfield, Principal at Meta Management Group and Adjunct Faculty Member at Seattle University, and Kirsten Koomen, Consultant at Meta Management Group are the instructors for this one-day course that will provide tools to make your organization more successful and productive.  This Boot Camp is sponsored by Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) and the Department of Commerce.  Please note that WCIA members are eligible for one reimbursed registration per member.  For more details, please see the Sammamish Public Administrator Boot Camp Agenda.   To register, please visit the Boot Camp Registration webpage (rates are $95 for PAW members and $135 for non-members).

Thanks for a Successful PAW 2016 Spring Conference! »

Submitted April 27th, 2016

Thanks to all who participated in the Planning Association of Washington’s 2016 conference, held on April 20-22 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Everett.  We heard from a number of attendees that the conference provided numerous educational and networking activities, including mobile workshops at the Boeing plant and Lynnwood city center, excursions to the Everett waterfront and Hibulb Cultural Center, an inspiring keynote address from Everett City Council Member Paul Roberts, and many informative track sessions.  Look to this website for updates on conference materials as we accumulate them.

Thanks also to our event sponsors, the Department of Commerce and the Department of Transportation.  PAW would not be able to offer high quality educational offerings like this without your support.

Next year’s conference in tentatively planned for early May in Chelan.  We look forward to seeing you there!

PAW Newsletter for March 2016 »

Submitted April 26th, 2016

Keep up to date on what’s happening with the Planning Association of Washington by reading our quarterly newsletter.  The latest news and information can be found in the PAW Newsletter for March 2016.

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