Elected officials roles and responsibilities
|June 4 – Hunts Point
3000 Hunts Point Rd
Hunts Point, WA 98004
|June 11 – Dayton
111 S First St
Dayton, WA 99228
|July 9 – Roslyn
201 S First St
Roslyn, WA 989414
Your role as an elected official is critical. Clearly understanding the separation of power between the mayor and council is key in the efficient operation of your city.
You’ll get practical advice and tips to assist in your role as a mayor or councilmember. The session is taught by a former elected official, providing you with information you can use right away. Learn about:
- Basic powers of government
- Statutory duties of the mayor and council
- Separation of powers between mayor and council
- Different types of council meetings and executive sessions
This workshop is for elected officials such as city councilmembers, mayors and members of local government special district boards and commissions. Staff such as city clerks who work directly with elected officials will also benefit from this workshop.
Dayton & Hunts Point – Sign in and on-site registration begins at 6:30 pm. Training is 7 – 9 pm.
Roslyn – Sign in and on-site registration begins at 5:30 pm. Training is 6 – 8 pm.
Dayton & Roslyn – Roger Neal, Loss Prevention Coordinator, AWC RMSA
Roger has over 25 years of risk management experience. He has worked with public entities and Fortune 100 companies, assisting in reducing risks. In addition to his private sector risk management experience, Mr. Neal has been a department head and elected official in Washington State.
Hunts Point – Skip Houser, Partner, Pope, Houser & Barnes
Skip is a partner with the firm Pope, Houser & Barnes. He works with public entities assisting them in reducing risks. In addition to his private sector risk management experience, Skip has been an elected official.
Registration and fees
Member registration – FREE for RMSA members only
Other registration – $95 per person
A fee of $25 will be charged for cancellations made more than one week prior to the workshop for which you are registered. Cancellations made less than seven days prior to the workshop for which you are registered will require full payment.
Registration or cancellation questions
For TDD users, please use the state’s toll-free relay service, (800) 833-6388, and ask the operator to dial the AWC number.