2013 Monthly FS Leadership Meeting Presentations
April FS Monthly Leadership Meeting
Peter Denis, V.P. of UW Labor Relations joined us for his annual LR update. Joining Peter was Andrew Berg and Carly Gilham who also provide excellent guidance and support to Facilities Services and the UW. Topics for discussion included a review of Peter’s infamous “Management Rights” guidelines, double discipline-what it is and what it isn’t, 2013-2015 updates to the collective bargaining agreement. Here is a link to the PowerPoint presentation Labor Relations April 2013 FS Leadership Meeting
March 27, 2013
Charles Kennedy held his AVP Quarterly Meeting and introduced the new FS Training Center to FS Leadership. Charles also talked about the success of Lean throughout FS and how that is shaping how we do things and also touched on the status of the current legislative session and how that may impact UW. March 2013 AVP Quarterly Meeting
February 27, 2013
Rachel Guidon and Anne Marie Marshall presented results from the CAP Lean Team and introduced online forms and tools that are now available on the ORR Resource page. CAP Lean Team Presentation
January 23, 2013
Mary Jo Blahna shared an Effective Feedback Corrective Action Process with the FS Leadershop team: SOLID. This idea helps to keep communication focused by being: *Specific - *Owned - *Listen actively - *Issue oriented - *Descriptive. Effective Feedback
2012 Monthly FS Leadership Meeting Presentations
November 14, 2012
Charles presented an AVP Quarterly report at the FS Monthly Leadership meeting in Kane Hall. AVP Quarterly Update
October 31, 2012
Chip Lydum, Associate Director of Athletics, Capital Projects and Operations, was our guest presenter at the 10/31/12 FS Monthly Leadership Meeting. Chip provided an indepth update on the Husky Stadium project.
September 26, 2012
We covered a variety of informational topics at our FS Monthly Leadership Meeting. We introduced Joanie Moran, UW Employment Specialist supporting FS. Many of you had not yet met Joanie, face to face, and she was available for Q&A. Peter Denis, V.P. of Labor Relations, talked about Double Discipline - what it is and what it isn’t. We know there have been questions and concerns about this and Peter was there to clear up any misconceptions. Finally, the ORR team made an update on a recent initiative designed to make the Corrective Action Process more effective and streamlined.
August 29, 2012
Sara Bridges from Transportation Services’ RideShare Program gave an excellent presentation on RideShare options available on the UW Seattle campus. Share a Ride
Norman Arkans, UW AVP for Media Relations and Communications, discussed “Protocol for Media Contacts” for FS Managers and Supervisors. Norman provided a very helpful two page document covering our basic responsibilities when we come in contact with the press. Also included below are Norman’s talking points “You and the Media”.
Protocol for Media Contacts
You and the Media
July 18, 2012
Melanie DeLeon, Executive Director of the Washington State Executive Ethics Board in Olympia and an attorney who often partners with UW, talked about ethics topics for Managers and Supervisors.
Washington State Executive Ethics Board
June 27, 2012
Erin Rice, Director of Campus Employee Relations, presented Managerial Tips and Training on Workplace Harassment Avoidance, including Sexual Harassment.
Workplace Harassment Avoidance
May 30, 2012
We hosted a presentation on litigation training and coaching by Robert (Bob) M. Howie. Bob is an attorney with Riddell Williams in Seattle and many of you know Bob from working with him over the years. We work hard and smart to avoid litigious situations but in this day and age, that is not always possible. Bob’s presentation covered 10 mistakes that Managers might make regarding the possibility of litigation, and how to avoid them.
Top Ten Management Mistakes
April 25, 2012
The FS Monthly Leadership Meeting for Wednesday, April 25 included the following presentations: Employee Recognition / EEOP update with Clayton Brainerd (ORR), Grounds update with Howard Nakase (M&A) and Transportation Project updates with Peter Dewey (TS).
Employee Recognition and EEOP Update
Grounds Management Update
Transportation Project Updates
March 21, 2012
The FS Monthly Leadership Meeting for Wednesday, March 21 featured Charles Kennedy presenting his AVP Quarterly Organizational update.
AVP Quarterly Update
February 22, 2012
Steve Charvat presented an overview of the Evacuation and Emergency Operation Plan (EEOP) and Peter Denis, V.P. of UW Labor Relations, presented a 2012 labor update.
Evacuation and Emergency Operation Plan (EEOP) Overview
2012 Labor Update
January 18, 2012
Cancelled due to snow