City Managers' Department Women Leading Government

March 25, 2013
The mission of Women Leading Government (WLG) is “to help women succeed in public service by enhancing career-building models that develop leadership skills and by networking professional women in government.” 
This year has already been off to an exciting start for WLG. The following is an update on the WLG activities and important information.

WLG Breakfast at the League of California Cities City Managers’ Conference in San Francisco
We had a wonderful WLG networking breakfast on Friday, Feb. 1 at the City Managers’ Conference in San Francisco. Approximately 20 women attended this event. Thank you to everyone who joined us!  We look forward to seeing you at future WLG events.
Central California WLG/Municipal Management Association of Southern California Roundtable Lunch
WLG will be partnering with Municipal Management Association of Southern California (MMASC) Region 1 to put on a roundtable lunch on Aug. 15 at Atascadero’s beautiful Pavilion on the Lake. The topic will be “There’s an App for That.” More details to come soon.
Womens Leadership Summit
Save the Date!  On April 25, join Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) and WLG at the 2013 MMANC Women’s Leadership Summit in San Jose.
Expect a high energy interactive day where you will:
  • Be reminded of why we do what we do in serving local communities;
  • Build relationships with colleagues in the profession; and
  • Gain tools to:
    • Be more productive
    • Find Abundance
    • Thrive through change
    • Reach personal and professional goals
    • Serve your community.
Sessions include:    
  • Keynote:  Kathleen Ronald – Speaktacular "What’s In Your Way - Clear the way to productivity and abundance!"
  • Small Group Executive Roundtables with city, county, and district managers and executive managers.
  • A panel of WLG Managers who have thrived through transition (layoff, new agency, public to private, private to public.)
WLG is a proud sponsor of this annual MMANC event. Registration Opens Soon!  See for details. 
Keep WLG Informed

As you change jobs and contact information please let us know!  We would like to celebrate your success and we want to keep in touch with you.  Please send changes to your contact information to Sarona Vivanco.  
Interested in Becoming a WLG Member?

Please consider joining WLG as we grow and increase the opportunities to connect.  We also encourage you to share this opportunity with others in your network. WLG is not limited to executive managers. The group includes members throughout the state of California who have a common goal to help women succeed as professionals in public service. 
Membership is only $50 per fiscal year. You can join WLG by visiting the membership webpage. Payment may be made by check or you can use Pay Pal by contacting Sarona Vivanco
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact WLG Co-Chairs Jennifer Phillips or Tammy Letourneau.
Kind regards,
Jennifer Phillips & Tammy Letourneau
WLG Co-Chairs

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