Hear firsthand from Executive Officers who live to tell the story of strategic planning workshops with their Commissions. This session is a must attend whether you are considering holding a strategic session for the first time or are in search of ways to improve your strategic planning process. Discussion will include ideas for structuring an effective strategic workshop, hiring a facilitator and the outcomes and benefits of the completed strategic plan. Speakers: Brendon Freeman, Executive Officer, Napa LAFCo; Dunia Noel, Assistant Executive Officer, Santa Clara LAFCo; Lou Ann Texeira, Executive Officer, Contra Costa LAFCo. Moderator: Samuel Martinez, Assistant Executive Officer, San Bernardino LAFCo.