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    School of Business

    Hamline Campus
    1536 Hewitt Ave.
    Saint Paul, MN 55104

    Minneapolis Center
    1600 Utica Ave. S.
    St. Louis Park, MN

    Amir Sabbagh
    Graduate Admissions Counselor
    1536 Hewitt Avenue
    St. Paul, MN 55104-1284

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    This premier seminar series brings the leading voices in public administration to public service professionals for a concentrated half-day seminar to share their expertise on issues of key importance. The timely and relevant topics of the seminar series will address issues impacting our cities and counties.*

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    SESSION III: Succession Planning

    Understanding what works to attract and retain employees in the public sector is a key element to compete with opportunities in the private sector. Learning how to retain qualified candidates will be the focus of this seminar.

    Presented by Dave Hemze, Carver County Administrator, and Chad Weinstein, Ph. D, President of Ethical Leaders in Action, this half day session will explore how to attract and retain qualified employees. Faced with the competition of private sector career opportunities, understanding what attracts highly skilled professionals to the public service field is critical knowledge. Join us as we look at the statistical issues facing our sector and discuss the programs being initiated by a number of our local government employers.

    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Time: 9 a.m. – noon
    (continental breakfast and networking start at 8:00 a.m.)
    Location: Hamline University Minneapolis Driving Directions
    Cost: $50

    Speaker: David Hemze
    David has over 25 years of local government experience. He has worked in labor relations and budgeting areas for the cities of St. Cloud and Minneapolis. He moved into county government as an Assistant County Administrator at Stearns and then Carver County, where he currently serves as the Carver County Administrator.

    David is a member of 
    the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), the Association of Public Management Professionals (APMP), the Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC), the Minnesota City/County Management Associations (MCMA), the Minnesota Inter-County Association (MICA), and the National Association of Counties (NACo).

    David has been an Adjunct Instructor with Hamline University since 2004. He holds a BA from St. Cloud State University and an MAPA from Hamline University.

    Speaker: Chad Weinstein
    Chad provides leadership development and strategic consulting to organizations in for-profit, non-profit and public sectors. Prior to establishing Ethical Leaders in Action he founded the Hill Center for Ethical Business Leadership, a division of the James J Hill library. He is also an adjunct faculty member of the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.

    Chad has been an educator, manager and consultant for more than 20 years serving industries ranging from consumer products, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals to mining and petroleum extraction. Most recently he led teams and organizations in market and technology consulting as vice president of client services for Guideline, Inc. Chad holds a Ph.D. in ethics (philosophy) from the University of Minnesota.

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    *Departments can register for the series and send a different person to each session