Nebraska City/County Management Association (NCMA)

The ICMA Coaching Program invites you and your team to this free webinar:

“Tools to Resolve Tough Issues in Your Community” free webinar from ICMA Coaching Program

10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Pacific Time, Thursday, November 9, 2017 

Register for this no-charge webinar open to all persons interested in local government.      


1. What are challenging, controversial issues that local governments face?

2. What are best practices that local government professionals can apply to help their communities resolve them?

3. What are effective ways for professionals to develop this skill set?


* Erik Jensen, Founder and Principal, Jensen Strategies, LLC, Portland, OR

* Hollie Lee, Chief of Workforce Development Strategies, Charlottesville, VA

* Kip Harkness, Deputy City Manager, San Jose, CA

Audience: All employees, especially those engaging the public on controversial topics

Meets Practice 2 (Policy Facilitation) and 14 (Advocacy and Interpersonal Communication) of ICMA’s Practices for Effective Local Government Leadership.

Enjoy these and other resources to thrive in local government:, including high-quality video recordings of past webinars. If you are not already subscribed to the ICMA Coaching Program email list, we encourage you to sign up for free (whether you are an ICMA member or not) at It will give you notices of upcoming events and resources.

ICMA Coaching Program

Platinum sponsor: ICMA-RC

Gold sponsors: ICMA and Cal-ICMA

ICMA State Association Coaching Partners: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, and Wisconsin

Outreach Partners:  Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators, ELGL, International Hispanic Network, League of Women in Government, National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and Women Leading Government.


Thank you for your important partnership with the ICMA Coaching Program.

Don Maruska, MBA, JD, Master Certified Coach Director, ICMA Coaching Program – thrive in local government See "Coaching Corner" at

Don Maruska & Company, Inc. – power up your potential 895 Napa Avenue, Suite A-5, Morro Bay, CA 93442 805-772-4667; fax: 805-772-4697; Author of "How Great Decisions Get Made" and "Take Charge of Your Talent"

This is an invitation from the Nebraska City/County Management Association (NCMA) to participate with us in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Coaching Program Webinars for FREE!  NCMA does pay an annual membership to ICMA, so all members of NCMA, League of Nebraska Municipalities, elected officials and Nebraska Municipal Clerk’s Association (NMCA) can participate. 

On behalf of NCMA, we hope your municipality participates and please assist us in spreading the word about these amazing training opportunities. 

For more information on the benefits of the webinars, please see the link below:

Brent Clark, NCMA President City Administrator of Broken Bow E-mail: 


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