Share Your Knowledge & Expertise with Special District Leaders

By Kristin Withrow posted 09-27-2022 02:32 PM


CSDA is seeking the latest and greatest in presentation proposals to help special district leaders excel in their communities. Submit your presentation ideas for any or all of the conferences scheduled in 2023, BUT please tailor session content to the specific conference audience.

Submit Proposals Here

Special District Leadership Academy (Returning Track) Q1 and Q3 2023 Q1-Southern California
Q3-Northern California
Board Members & Trustees Special district laws update (such as brown act, CVRA, etc.); healthy board culture / civility; financial best practices / funding sources; strategic planning and community engagement
GM Leadership Summit June 25-27, 2023 Olympic Valley, CA (Lake Tahoe Area)
Managers & Leaders New HR laws; employee evaluations; building public input; leadership; and coaching

Annual Conference & Exhibitor Showcase

August 28-31, 2023 Monterey, CA Elected Officials & Staff Finance related topics; the Brown Act; Roberts Rules of Order; safety; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI); federal infrastructure funding; recent innovations and initiatives; consolidation of special districts; grant funding opportunities; sustainability and greenhouse gas reduction; public works projects; prevailing wages; communication strategies; CEQA; budgeting; drones; and community outreach / engagement
Board Secretary/Clerk
Q4 2023 TBD Board Secretaries and Clerks New laws; Brown Act, public records (including archiving, electronic vs paper); onboarding new board members; board election process; tips from experienced board secretaries and clerks; LAFCO process; and communications

Preference is given to proposals that incorporate a special district perspective, presenter, and/or case studies.
  • Presentations should be educational and not focused on sales or specific products.
  • Submission deadline is COB on Friday, December 2.