Event: Doing More With Less, Panel Discussion


Want to find out how local government and public services have been affected by diminishing federal resources?  Do you wonder what the government shut-down and sequestration mean for regional governance?  How will metropolitan areas adapt?

The Evans Student Organization and MetroPol presents:

Doing More with Less:  Diminishing Federal Resources and Local Innovative Solutions
A Panel Discussion with Local Public Sector Leaders
*Tuesday, December 3rd, @ 4:30-6:00*
*Parrington Hall, Room 309*
*Doors open at 4:00, food and drinks provided*

Featured Speakers:

  • Sally Clark, President, Seattle City Council and Chair of the Committee on Economic Resiliency and Regional Relations
  • Joe McDermott, King County Councilmember and Chair of the Committee on Budget and Fiscal Management
  • Cindy West, CFO, King County Department of Public Health
  • Moderated by: Stephen Page, Professor of Public Affairs, Evans School

In an era when state and local governments have been forced to do more with less, the Federal government shutdown and sequestration represented a broader trend of diminishing Federal resources and support.

As a result, many public agencies are constantly evolving to make their services more efficient, equitable, and effective. Advances in technology and progressive policies and programs popping up across the state have enabled the next wave of leaders to turn a national financial crisis into opportunity.

Join students, faculty, and staff from the Evans School for a panel discussion by leaders from some of Seattle’s brightest agencies to learn about the impact of diminishing federal resources, innovative projects and solutions that organizations have developed, and the conditions that are needed to enable a more efficient public sector.

RSPV on Eventbrite HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/directory/?q=doing+more+with+less&loc=Seattle%2C+WA&spellcheck=1

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