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American Public Transportation Association

 Program

Last updated  March 25, 2013 

Transit Board Members Board Support Staff
Saturday, July 20, 2013
9 a.m.-4 p.m.* Registration
NEW! At the request of board members, Saturday is now for all APTA association business.
10-11:45 a.m.* This is APTA: Maximizing Your Membership
11:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:30-2:30 p.m.* APTA Chair & President's Roundtable
3-5 p.m. Transit Board Members Committee Meeting & Election of Officers 4 - 5:30 p.m. Board Support Subcommittee Meeting
6-7 p.m.* Welcoming Reception
7 – 9 p.m. Board Support Staff Dutch-Treat Dinner
Sunday, July 21, 2013
7:30 a.m.-3 p.m.* Registration
7:30-8:30 a.m.* Continental Breakfast
8:30-10 a.m.* Opening General Session: It's All About the People
10:15 a.m.-12 p.m.* Resolving Conflict: Understanding What Motivates People
12-2 p.m. Board Members Luncheon: Discussion by APTA Region 12 – 2 p.m. Board Support Luncheon: Career Path to Leadership 
2:30-5 p.m. MAP-21's Performance Measurement, Safety Aspects, and New Rulemaking: Discussion by System Size 2:30 - 5 p.m. Developing the Mind of a Leader: A Process for Growing Through Every Change
6-9 p.m.* Capital Metro offers a dinner boat cruise
Monday, July 22, 2013
7:30-8:30 a.m.* Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 a.m. The Board's Selection of the CEO Part 1
"Superheros!" - Determining the Qualities Needed and Hiring a New CEO
8:30 - 10:15 a.m. Developing the Mind of a Leader: Overcoming Negativity
9:45-10:45 a.m. The Board's Selection of the CEO Part 2
"Onboarding" and Goal Setting with Your New CEO
 
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Regionalism: Leading a Service Expansion to a County or Multi-Jurisdictional System 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Developing the Mind of a Leader:
Overcoming Negativity
12-1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own 12 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:45-4:30 p.m.

 

5-6:30 p.m.*

Field Visit:
Crestview Station Transit Oriented Development 

 

Capital Metro offers a reception

1:30 – 3 p.m. Developing the Behavior of a Leader: Building Strong Teams
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Developing the Behavior of a Leader: Building Strong Teams
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
7:30-8:30 a.m.* Continental Breakfast
8:30-10 a.m. Funding, Financing & Revenue Sources 8:30 – 9:45 a.m. Developing the Skills of a Leader:
Win-Win Negotiating
10:15-11:45 a.m. Strategic Planning at the Board Level + the Board's Role in Setting the Organizational Culture 10 – 11 a.m. Developing the Skills of a Leader:
Win-WIn Negotiating
11:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Site Visit to Capital Metro and Peer Panel

Site Visit: How to Conduct the Business of a Board

Panel Discussions:

Accessible Documents and Communications

Nuts and Bolts of a Board Retreat

Implementing a Board Web Portal

12-1:30 p.m. Luncheon: Success Stories
Transit Board Members' Peer-to-Peer Exchange
2-4 p.m. Closing Workshop - National Transit Institute and Federal Transit Administration:  Effective Procurement Policies and Strategic Financial Decisions - Optimizing Y our Agency's Effectiveness

* Sessions and events for both board members and support staff.

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