Effective Leadership to Drive Regulatory Compliance Seminar -November 10, 2016 | Denver, Colorado 

 

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The goal of this one-day seminar is to provide useful tools for the new or upcoming utility leader in the drinking water profession. It will address some of the new demands in the drinking water field and also emphasize that leaders need to stay on top of developments in all areas, from the basics of good leadership principles and how they relate to regulations, the role culture plays in an organization, leaders’ role in promoting public health, ensuring their utility stays in regulatory compliance, effectively communicating complex regulatory developments and issues to customers, being aware of new contaminants that need close review, knowing the real cost of drinking water to understand what customers need and want to know.

Be sure to bring a laptop or personal device to the seminar!  

This event is co-located with the Drinking Water 101 Seminar

Seminar Pricing

For Drinking Water 101 Seminar ONLY (Wednesday, November 9, 2016)

Early Registration on or before September 28, 2016 
$245 members and $445 nonmembers (luncheon is included)

Late Registration on or after September 29, 2016 
$295 members and $495 nonmembers (luncheon is included)

For Effective Leadership Seminar ONLY (Thursday, November 10, 2016)
Early Registration on or before September 28, 2016 
$345 members and $545 nonmembers (luncheon is included)

Late Registration on or after September 29, 2016 
$395 members and $595 nonmembers (luncheon is included)

For BOTH Drinking Water 101 AND Effective Leadership Seminars (November 9 and 10, 2016)
Early Registration on or before September 28, 2016 
$495 members and $695 nonmembers (luncheon is included)

Late Registration on or after September 29, 2016 
$545 members and $745 nonmembers (luncheon is included)

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Cancellation Policy No refunds will be granted for no-shows or cancellations. However, substitute registrants are welcome 14 days before the seminars take place. Fax requests for substitutions to 303.347.0804.

 

Seminar Location

AWWA Headquarters
6666 W Quincy Ave
Denver, Colorado 80235
800.926.7337

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn Denver Lakewood
7390 West Hampden Avenue
Lakewood, CO 80227
Direct phone 303.980.9200

AWWA has established a standing corporate rate of $74 plus 10.6% tax per night. Please book your room as early as possible to receive this rate.  

The below web link should pre-fill with our corporate account information. If you have any difficulty using the web link, you may also phone at the numbers below. 

AWWA Holiday Inn Lakewood Reservations

 

If available, please choose “Executive” room type (either king or two queens). 
 
Alternatively, you may phone 888.737.5253 or 303.980.9200 and ask for the American Water Works corporate account. 



For questions regarding registration or lodging, or for general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.

Drinking Water Professionals who have just taken a new leadership role in their utility
or those who are focused on becoming a leader in the future.
This seminar focuses on how leadership plays a major role in promoting public health as it ensures a utility’s regulatory compliance. There is a constant increase in the number of variables involved to provide potable drinking water, which a new and upcoming leader in the drinking water profession must learn.

 

Attendees will learn:

  • Useful leadership skills and tools to enhance their leadership ability
  • How leadership and regulations combined can hone a utility’s regulatory compliance and help build a meaningful relationship with a regulator
  • Important facets of the regulatory process
  • About tools to help utility leaders communicate effectively with customers regarding new or upcoming regulations
  • How to achieve better decision making concerning regulatory compliance

     

 Agenda




8:00–8:30 a.m. Registration open
8:30 a.m.-noon Session I
- Introductions
- Leaders vs. Managers
- Leadership Styles
- Organizational Culture and Leadership
- What Makes Successful Leaders?
Break

- Historical Highlights of Water
- Some Key Regulatory Developments
- Regulatory Responsibilities for Leaders
- Building a Drinking Water Regulation
- The One-Page Regulation
Noon-1:00 p.m. Lunch (AWWA pays for)
1:00-4:30 p.m. Session II
- Contaminants to Watch
- The Real Value and Cost of Drinking Water
- Effectively Communicating Regulations to Customers
Break
- Featured Leader
- Headlines
- Around the Room
- What Did I Learn?

Chet W. Auckly  

Chet recently retired from the drinking water industry after 35 years of a stimulating and enjoyed career. His experience was quite varied: he served as a bench scientist (chemistry and microbiology), manager (laboratory, water treatment operations, and water quality), and executive manager (laboratory, water quality, and environmental affairs).  He has held numerous volunteer positions in the drinking water industry: Chair of CA/NV Section AWWA, National AWWA Board of Directors, Chair Nevada Operators Certification Advisory Board, and member of the CA/NV Section AWWA Water For People Committee.  
Chet has given more than 50 technical presentations in drinking water and water reclamation and is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist in California and Grade 4 Water Treatment Operator in Nevada.

Kathleen Auckly

Kathleen has more than 10 years of experience in the drinking water field as a data analyst for water rates and for water treatment, and she has managed her own tutoring business for math and sciences in the Reno area for the last 15 years. She is a graduate hydrologist from UNR. Currently, Kathleen is working with her husband Chet on several educational programs for drinking water professionals.