Civic Leadership Speakers' Series
The Nanaimo Chamber, Our Nanaimo and Leadership Vancouver Island presents a Civic Leadership Speakers’ Series focused on the fundamentals of local governance and the competencies for elected officials necessary to effectively serve the community.
This pilot initiative features a series of four talks, delivered by subject-matter experts and open to eligible citizens considering running for council in the October 20 Nanaimo municipal election. The overall objective of this initiative is to prepare potential candidates to take on the duties of a member of Council, and to achieve better local governance for Nanaimo citizens.
The four sessions relate to the roles and responsibilities of elected officials. Advance registration is required, and sessions will be available only to participants who do not currently or have not previously held public office.
Registration for this series is limited to those registered for the Introductory Session held on April 24th.
Session 1: Day-to-day Duties of a Council Member – Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Session 2: Roles and Responsibilities of Elected Officials – Thursday, May 3, 2018
Session 3: Communications and Outreach – Monday, May 7, 2018
Session 4: Enabling a Productive Council – Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Click here to view the Course Descriptions.
Click here to read the speaker bios.