TS to Attend CCCA City Managers’ Summit
President Ryder Todd Smith and Junior Business Analysts Saara Lampwalla and Karen Villaseñor will be in attendance to participate in the discussions, meet with clients and support both CCCA and the University of Southern California City/County Management Fellowship (USC CMF), who is hosting a panel as a part of the event.
The Summit will start at 8 a.m. at the University of Southern California (USC) Radisson Hotel, where city managers from throughout Southern California will travel for a full day of networking and learning.
Filled with educational sessions from “Pioneering Power Policy” to “Climate Action Plans,” the Summit will feature speakers from USC Price, Engie, Southern California Edison, Kosmont Companies and the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG).
CCCA will also welcome Olivia D. Nelson, former public affairs director for the Air Force and current chair of the Aerospace Studies Department and commander of AFROTC Det 060, as its keynote speaker. She will will discuss her lessons from the field, laying out the links that underpin a strong leader: communication competence, credibility and leadership.
Additionally, USC CMF has collaborated with CCCA to host a discussion on the evolving role of women in the profession.
CCCA is a collection of 70 member cities unified for a common cause. CCCA serves as a rallying point for cities contracting for municipal services and through seminars, education, exchange of ideas and information, combines resources to influence policy decisions.
About USC CMF
The City/County Management Fellowship, built upon 80 years of expertise in public administration at USC, was formed in 2006, and brings outstanding graduate students from around the world to the University of Southern California. The Fellowship is committed to building the future of city and county management in Southern California, across the U.S., and abroad.
About Tripepi Smith
Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm located in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provide a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm also provides full content creation services, including: ghost writing, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing campaigns and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Culver City, City of Rolling Hills Estates, City of La Puente, City of Tracy, City of Cupertino, City of Duarte, City of Millbrae, City of Daly City, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Santa Ana, City of Paramount, Rowland Water District, Valley Water Company, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, League of California Cities, Institute for Local Government, Renne Public Law Group, Avenu Insights and Analytics, Inland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.