2013 Chief Elected Officials (CEO) Forum


1:30 pm Thursday & 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

Friday, June 13 & 14, 2013

Granville Island Hotel, Vancouver, BC


Gain a triple ‘A’ rating on regional relations through good Assessment, Analysis and Action. Plan to attend a dynamic learning opportunity for Chief Elected Officials only who want to improve inter-municipal and regional cooperation. Develop a clear rationale and principles for collaboration. Use criteria to identify ideal targets for shared services. Learn strategies to develop regional partnership strategies. This session will be a highly interactive opportunity to share ideas with colleagues, learn new techniques and leave with tools to help you make an immediate leadership difference in your organization.


  • Discuss the benefits and pitfalls of regional cooperation efforts
  • Explore process steps for successful collaboration
  • Apply techniques to develop shared service and strategies
  • Discuss real time collaboration road blocks
  • Share best practices with colleagues from throughout BC

FORUM COMPETENCIES (concepts, techniques and ideas)

  1. Initiate a regional cooperation process – phase and activities
  2. Create a regional cooperation protocol – principles and rationale
  3. Develop shared service strategies – options analysis and action plans
  4. Sustain a regional cooperation strategy – ongoing implementation and monitoring


Dr. Gordon McIntosh of the Local Government Leadership Institute has delivered 950 training sessions involving 120,000 elected and administrative officials throughout Canada and overseas.


  • Practical Toolkit – user friendly implementation aids to immediately apply learning; and
  • Real Life Challenges – problem solving for issues identified by participants.


The cost of this executive program is $375.00 plus GST.


Eydie Fraser at LGLA (250) 250.356.5275 for more information.


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