2008 ACMA Winter Conference
The 2008 Winter Conference is rapidly approaching. The Conference will be held once again at the Hilton Sedona Resort and Spa in Sedona, Arizona. The Conference sessions will be held February 6-8. The 2008 Winter Conference Planning Committee has put together a fantastic conference agenda featuring the following sessions and many more:
    Improving Operational Excellence - Simple, Pragmatic Use of Malcolm Baldrige Criteria and Its Tools in Public Organizations
    Ethics & Integrity - And You Thought This Would Be Easy?
    2008 Economic Update
    ACMA Federal Legislative Update
    Arizona Water Management - Today and Tomorrow
 
2008 ACMA Winter Conference Planning Committee
Andrea Costello, Chair, Assistant to the City Manager, Sedona
James Jayne, Co-Chair, County Manager, Navajo County
Andrew Bertelsen, Planning & Budget Manager, Coconino County
Paul Berumen, Director, Local Government Relations, Arizona State University
John Casella, Budget & Finance, Goodyear
David Cavazos, Deputy City Manager, Phoenix
Rosie Cordova, Town Manager, Superior
Darryl Crossman, City Manager, Litchfield Park
George Flores, Life Member
Sintra Hoffman, Deputy City Manager, Surprise
Jeremy Legg, Redevelopment Program Manager, Phoenix
Pamela Muse, Western Regional Director, Innovations Group
Bryant Powell, Assistant City Manager, Apache Junction
Tami Ryall, Assistant Town Manager, Gilbert
Michael Sills-Trausch, Senior Management Assistant, Glendale
Pier Simeri, Community Relations & Public Affairs, Avondale
Jeffrey Tyne, Budget Director, Peoria
Jerene Watson, Assistant Town Manager, Oro Valley
John Wenderski, Deputy Manager, Peoria
Mark Young, Intergovernmental Liaison, Queen Creek
A pre-conference workshop is scheduled for February 6 from 8 a.m. until noon, featuring Chris Hunsicker, of Hunsicker Training and Development. Chris will be presenting a session entitled, "Precision Communication: Applying the Essential Ingredient for Successful Teams."

Conference registration materials have been mailed out to members and you can register online today at www.regonline.com/
acma_winter08
. Room reservations at the group rate of $144 may be made by calling the Hilton Resort and Spa at 877-273-3762 or 928-284-4040. The group rate is only available through January 14, 2008. Rooms fill up quickly, so make your reservation early!
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Contact Amy Price at
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