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Commissioners Fundamentals Training

  • 07 Aug 2019
  • 12:30 PM
  • 09 Aug 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • Coldwater Housing Commission
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Ethics Training Cancelled due to low registration.

Commissioners Fundamentals Training

August 7-8, 2019

Coldwater Housing Commission

60 South Clay Street

Coldwater, MI 49036

Day One: 12:30 p.m. registration ~ 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. class (Fundamentals p.m.)
Day Two: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Fundamentals –  all-day)

Day Three:  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Ethics – all-day) CANCELLED

(Continental breakfast and lunch included on Thursday.)

Commissioners’ Fundamentals (Wednesday afternoon and all day Thursday):   The commissioner has many roles and responsibilities. Participants who attend this session will enhance their understanding of the commissioner’s multi-faceted position as an advocate, leader, team-builder, strategist—and more.  Among other topics, the course explores the intricacies of board-staff relationships and boundaries. This program provides an excellent training foundation and is designed for new, as well as seasoned commissioners who would like to update their current knowledge. (1.2 CEU)

Program Topics:

  • Welcome, Introductions and Expectations, Program Purpose and Objectives
  • CE Instructions and Agenda Review
  • Diversity in Operations: An Introduction
  • Housing and Community Development and Redevelopment Programs: Historical and Current Environment Perspectives
  • Board Functions and Individual Commissioner’s Roles: An Overview
  • Commissioner’s Role, Responsibility and Relationships: Community Stakeholders
  • Commissioner’s Role, Responsibility and Relationships: Stewardship – the Public Trust
  • Commissioner’s Role, Responsibility and Relationships: Intra-Organizational Issues
  • Board Composition and Dynamics: Building Productive and Effective Working Relationships
  • Board Governance
  • Conclusion: The End of the Beginning
  • Closing Remarks
  • Post-Assessment and Program Evaluation

Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials
169 Templar, Pinckney, Michigan  48169               Phone: 734.498.2493               Fax: 734.498.8415          minahro@minahro.org

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