Public Works Institute, Module IV - Public Works Leadership Skills
Event Dates
Oct 15, 2013toOct 17, 2013
Registration Dates
Sep 2, 2013toOct 11, 2013
Lenexa Conference Center
11184 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219

The Public Works Institute of the KC Metro Chapter of APWA will present Module IV, “Public Works Leadership Skills” October 15-17, 2013 at the Lenexa Conference Center, 11184 Lackman Rd, Lenexa, KS 66219.

 Presenters for this April’s session will include many of the public works directors, city engineers, managers and other public works professionals and subject matter experts from across the Kansas City Metro Area and beyond.  Topics to be covered in Session IV include:

·         Overview of the Public Works Process (Jeff Fisher)

·         Career Self Assessment (Larry Frevert)

·         People Skills (Larry Frevert and Amanda Keller)

·         Maintenance and Work Management Systems, Information Systems and Records Management (Mike Ross and Cheryl Carner)

·         Employee Relations (Shawn Graff)

·         Public/Citizen Relations (Steve Hansen)

·         Council Relations (Doug Brown and Councilman John Skubal)

·         Creating Partnerships (Bill Heatherman)

·         Process Skills (Dennis Randolph)

·         Municipal Planning and Urban Development (Jack Messer)

·         Workplace Safety (Rich Profaizer)

·         Cultural Awareness and Community Service (Mahesh Sharma)

·         APWA Self Assessment (Accreditation) (Ann Daniels and Dena Mezgar)

·         Public Works Professional Development (Mabel Tinjaca)

·         Public Works, APWA, and KC Metro APWA Chapter  History (Connie Hartline and Larry Frevert)

·         Defining Public Works Leadership Excellence (Larry Frevert)

·         Excellence in Public Works Panel Discussion (Doug Brown, Chuck Owsley and Phil Broyles)

·         Public Works Operations
        -  Airport Management (Bob Hartnett, John Ohrazda and John Barker)
        -  Managing Building Codes and Property Maintenance Codes (Chuck Williams)

The registration fee is $300 for APWA members and non-members alike.  It includes the training, a comprehensive workbook, three lunch meals and break snacks.  The registration fee can be paid on line by credit card via PayPal or by bringing payment the first morning.  Checks should be made payable to “KC Metro Chapter-APWA.”  Registration is limited, so please sign up early.  Registration may be accomplished on the KC Metro APWA Chapter website “Events” page through Friday, October 11, 2013.

Completion of all four Public Works Institute Modules offered by the KC Metro Chapter meets the educational requirements for credentialing as a Level 1 Public Works Supervisor (PWS) and Level 2, Public Works Manager (PWM) through the APWA Donald C. Stone Center.

 For more information, please contact the KC Metro Chapter’s Public Works Institute Director Larry Frevert at or by cell phone at 816.582.9236.

Oct 15
7:30 AM
4:30 PM
Module IV, "Leadership Skills" will be presented from Tuesday, October 15 through Thursday, October 17, 2013
Location: Lenexa Conference Center, 11184 Lackman Road, Lenexa, KS 66219
Larry Frevert
phone: 816.582.9236
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