October 6, 2020 Workshops

Today is the Day! Show off your Municipal or Company Logo!    

Do you have a hat or shirt, name tag or mask with your municipal or company logo?   Wear it on Tuesday, October 6 and join your peers across the state on the Zoom screen.  

Tuesday, October 6 

10:00 AM - Opening Keynote: The Positive Power of Servant Leadership with Tom Thibodeau and the League Business Meeting
Thomas Thibodeau is the Distinguished Professor of Servant Leadership at Viterbo University where he has taught for 34 years. Viterbo has the only Master’s degree in Servant Leadership in the country. Tom is a husband, father, grandfather, teacher, active community member and part owner of a country tavern. Learn more about the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

12:00 PM - Unpacking 2020: Lessons Learned in Crisis Communications 
*** Eligible for Municipal Clerk Certification
Elizabeth Hummitzsch, Vice President, Mueller Communications; Lynn Lorenson, Oshkosh City Attorney; James Madlom, Chief Executive Officer, Mueller Communications
Click here to start the conversation and connect to the presenters and each other on the League's LinkedIn page.
2020 has shown the power of the media - both traditional and social - and the importance of transparent, accurate, timely, communications. Join professionals from Mueller Communications and the City of Oshkosh as they unpack real-life, recent examples of crisis communications and valuable lessons and actionable best practices you can leverage for your municipality.

2:00 PM - Racial Equity Local Government Action Steps 
Leon T. Andrews, Jr., Director, Race, Equity And Leadership (REAL), National League of Cities; Chantia Lewis, District 9 Alderwoman, City of Milwaukee and Cory Mason, Mayor, City of Racine: Moderated by Jerry Deschane, Executive Director, League of Wisconsin Municipalities
What role does local government and do you, as a leader in local government, have in moving toward racial equity in your community? Where do you start?

*In-Person Regional Meeting - 6:30–8:00 PM Spooner - Council Chambers 515 N. Summit Street, Spooner, WI 54801

*We know there’s a unique value to local leaders being able to get together and share ideas, so we’re hosting a series of six in-person regional meetings. Join us at the meeting nearest to you. Space will be limited, so only registered conference attendees may attend. Your health is our first concern, so it is possible that we may have to cancel one or more regional meetings based on pandemic conditions.