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2020 Virtual Public Service Symposium

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Name: 2020 Virtual Public Service Symposium
Date: September 30, 2020
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
Have you ever considered any of the following:
  • How to reach out to and better communicate with local officials?
  • How to serve as an official at the local city, state or county level?
  • Running for office?
If so, then please consider joining the Greater Des Moines Partnership, Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute and the Young Professionals Connection (YPC) for the Public Service Symposium event. There will be a combination of panel discussions and breakout rooms and a keynote speaker to answer questions. Learn more about joining the appropriate boards and commissions in your communities and engaging in public servantship. Come prepared with questions and take full advantage of the speakers' wisdom and experience.

4 - 4:45 p.m.      Communicating with Elected Officials Through Activism
  • Moderated by Linh Ta, Iowa Capital Dispatch
  • Sandrah Nasimiyu
  • Emily Lang
  • Catalina Samaniego                            
4:45 - 5:30 p.m. Serving on Boards and Commissions
  • Katie Wheeler, City of Urbandale Board of Adjusters
  • Kameron Middlebrooks, Des Moines Civil and Human Rights Commission
  • Chris Coleman, Former Des Moines City Council
​5:30 - 6 p.m.      Running for Office  
  • Rob Sand, Iowa State Auditor 
*Speakers will be announced after confirmations

We welcome all participants, if you need any disability related accommodations or more information on Public Service Symposium, contact Ryan Moon, Public Policy Manager for the Greater Des Moines Partnership at rmoon@DSMpartnership.com.
Zoom information will be sent via email after registration
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, Sept. 30
4 - 6 p.m.
Contact Information:
Ryan Moon
There is no fee to attend, though registration is required.
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