OICF hosts commissioner training workshop

  • Fri Jan 12th, 2018 11:00am
  • Life

The Orcas Island Community Foundation presents a workshop facilitated by Debra Wiggs geared toward current members or potential members of public taxing districts (school, port, parks and rec, library, hospital) to be held from 3-5 p.m. on Jan. 10. To register contact OICF (360-376-6423 or info@oicf.us).

The agenda for this workshop includes:

Overview of the role of Washington state junior taxing districts in a community setting, discussion of the role of a commissioner, running for office, focus on the role, working within the confines of the RCWs, Open Public Meetings Act, Public Records Act, Budgets, staffing, commission compensation, etc.

About the presenter:

Wiggs has been transforming medical care delivery since her career began. She’s established rural health clinics, grown multi-specialty physician practices and facilitated countless strategy sessions that have helped clients achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. Wiggs’ great love is to pass this knowledge along via public speaking with humor, practical reality and a commitment to provide resources that transform how care is delivered. As a past board chair of the Medical Group Management Association, she understands the complexity of the healthcare system and knows how to work in it without making it more complicated. Her strengths lie in strategic planning, governance, and leadership coaching. She has been serving for the past eight months as the interim superintendent for the newly formed Lopez Island Hospital District.