Mid-Atlantic Public Works Institute
Mid-Atlantic Public Works Institute

Current Course

Session IV: Executive Leadership
To be a truly effective leader in today’s "what-have-you-done-for-me-lately" world actually requires the long view. Long term planning, a systems perspective, strategic thinking, and ethical decision-making are skills that the most visionary leaders of history possessed. This session provides insight into these skills.


The Importance of Effective Leadership Communication
Lori Crouch, Director, City of Norfolk Department of Communications

Organizational Self-Assessment
Judi Hines, Newport News Assistant Director of Public Works and Karen Self, Analyst, City of Newport News

Strategic Planning and Data Based Decision Making
Yvette Judge, Director –Strategic Management & Business Performance Management, Office of the CEO District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority

Fleet Management
Chris Kohr, Operations Manager, Town of Leesburg

Joe Kroboth, PE Loudoun County Capital Projects Director

Contracting and Bidding
Adam Manne, Prince William County Procurement Dept.

Community Resilience
Denise Nelson, The Berkley Group and Chapter V-P; Jennifer Privette, City of Newport News Sustainability Manager

Succession Planning
Juan Reyes, Assistant PW Director, Fairfax County DPW&ES

Creative Decision Making
Scott Smith, PE, LS, Senior Civil Engineer/Project Manager, City of Hampton and APWA Mid-Atlantic Chapter President

Engineering and Technology
Matt Stolte, Assistant Director of Public Works, Town of Blacksburg

Embracing Change
Matt Villareale, Director, Prince William County Dept. of Facilities & Grounds

Jeff Wilkerson, Director of Public Works, City of Martinsburg, WV

Construction Management and Consultant Management
Chris Wojtowicz, Project Manager, City of Virginia Beach

Presentation Skills
Yolanda Winkler, Chief of Community Engagement, City of Baltimore DPW

Leveraging Resources
Steve Yob, Deputy County Manager for Community Operations, Henrico County


October 5-6 and October 12-13, 2021

The session will take place over four days: October 5-6 and October 12-13. Each day will provide approximately 6 hours of content and there will be a one-hour lunch break and morning and afternoon breaks.

Sessions will be offered utilizing the Zoom platform, in order to track attendance, we are asking that each individual log into a Zoom account using a computer or mobile device. You can sign up for a free Zoom account at https://zoom.us/freesignup

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