What does it mean to be second in command? Is the role of assistant executive director or chief operating officer a launching pad to your highest aspirations, or the end result of years of hard work? This job track will allow new and seasoned professionals to explore their leadership potential while networking with colleagues engaged in similar leadership roles in their JCCs. You’ll benefit from track sessions led by keynote speakers and will leave Professional Conference with work plans in place, ready to benefit your JCC, while capitalizing on this intensive learning experience for both personal and professional growth.
AED/COO Job Track Leader: Janet S. Elam, Senior Vice President Community Consultation and Executive Leadership
Organizes and leads our community consulting team and manages our executive leadership programs: the Executive Leadership Seminar (ELS) and Kivinum (a leadership development program for first time executives).
Assistant Executive Directors/Chief Operating Officers Job Track Sessions
Who we are and what we do
Sunday, 1:45 – 3:45 pm
Janet S. Elam, Senior Vice President Community Consultation and Executive Leadership
Meet and learn valuable information about your colleagues for networking at the conference and after you return home.
Connecting with Millennial Families
Monday, 2:15 – 3:45 pm
Josh Greenberg, Vice President at Edelman Communications
Learn new insights into the JCC’s key target audience from new research conducted by Edelman Communications, one of the world’s leading public relations/communications firms.
Creating a Culture of Safety
Monday, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
Kevin Trapani, President and CEO of The Redwoods Group
One of our primary responsibilities is to make our JCCs safe. Learn concrete strategies and specific tactics to create a culture of safety, in order to be preventative rather than reactive.
Creating an Energized Work Team
Tuesday, 3:15 – 5:00 pm
Jan Sparrow,President ASGMC, Inc.
Motivating a work team is always a top priority for assistant executive directors and chief operating officers. This session will explore the five qualities of an energized and productive work team. We’ll offer best practices and actionable strategies to motivate and inspire professionals at your JCCs.
Wrap up and next steps
Wednesday, 10:15 – 12:00 pm
Discuss remaining topics gathered throughout the conference. Create an action plan for when you return to your JCC to add value to your conference experience.