Governing Leadership Forum: California 2019

Nov 21, 2019
Sacramento, CA


With a new state administration and its ambitious agenda, Governing’s California Leadership Forum is well-timed for important leadership and management discussions to help advance California forward. California’s elected officials, appointees, senior executives and managers must balance solving the state’s complex issues with meeting the demands of citizens and businesses who expect first class service, transparency and financial efficiency. Don’t miss this job-critical opportunity to network with your peers from city, county and state government organizations, share best practices and build new management and leadership skills.

Topics may include:

  • Leadership & Management Development
  • Innovation & Performance Measurement
  • Mobility & Citizen Engagement
  • Building a High-Performance Workforce
  • Risk Taking in Government
  • Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Characteristics of a High-Performance Government
  • Leading in Challenging Times
  • Process Improvement with 21st Century Tools

A message from our Keynote Speaker





Sheraton Grand Sacramento

1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

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Advisory Board

Government Representatives

Albert Alt
County Administrative Officer
Administrative Office
Calaveras County

Jacob Appelsmith
Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
State of California

David Baldwin
Adjutant General
Military Department
State of California

Jason Behrmann
City Manager
Office of the City Manager
City of Elk Grove

Robert Bendorf
County Administrator
County Administrator's Office
Yuba County

Christopher Boyd
City Manager
City Manager's Office
City of Citrus Heights

Jeannie Bruins
City Council
City of Citrus Heights

Janeen Dodson
Deputy Director
Department of Housing and Community Development
State of California

Katie Hagen
Chief Deputy Director
Department of Tax and Fee Administration
State of California

Daniel C. Kim
Department of General Services
State of California

Ricardo Lara
Insurance Commissioner
Department of Insurance
State of California

Pat Leary
Acting Director
Department of Social Services
State of California

Todd Leopold
Chief Executive Officer
County Executive Office
Placer County

Casandra Lichnock
Chief Operating Officer
State Teachers Retirement System
State of California

Kevin Masuhara
Deputy Secretary
Department of Food and Agriculture
State of California

Nancy Newton
Assistant County Executive
County of Sacramento

Monica Nino
County Administrator
Office of the County Administrator
San Joaquin County

Brad Pacheco
Deputy Executive Director
Communications & Stakeholder Relations
CA Public Employees' Retirement System

Steven Smith
Interim County Administrator
Sutter County

Selvi Stanislaus
Executive Officer
Franchise Tax Board
State of California

Kurt Wilson
City Manager
Office of the City Manager
City of Stockton

Nicole Winger
Deputy State Controller for Public Affairs
Office of the Controller
State of California

Betty Yee
State Controller
Office of the Controller
State of California

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Registration Information / Contact Us

Event Date: November 21, 2019

Open to Public Sector only.

Registration - Free

If you represent a Private Sector organization and are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities, please contact Andrea Kleinbardt.

Contact Information

For registration and general assistance contact:

Nahira Stanackzai
Phone:  (916) 932-1327
E-mail:  nstanackzai@governing.com

Sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information, contact:

Andrea Kleinbardt
Phone: (916) 932-1338
E-mail: akleinbardt@governing.com


Sacramento, CA


Sheraton Grand Sacramento

1230 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95814