2018 Washington Sewer and Water Association Commissioner Workshop January 27, 2017 (Embassy Suites, Tukwila).
Brian will be presenting his Stewards of the Sewers, Wardens of the Water Leadership, Ethics and Integrity class. Further details and registration information can be obtained at www.waswd.org.
2018 WFCA Saturday Seminars February 24, 2017 (Davenport Hotel, Spokane) April 7, 2017 (Shilo Inn, Ocean Shores)
Brian will present this seminar for new and experienced commissioners, chiefs, secretaries and other management personnel. The class will provide the knowledge and background needed to understand and address the challenges involved in governing, leading and operating fire districts and regional fire authorities. Topics for this full - day program, include the following: • The relationships between fire commissioners and personnel. • Powers, authority, duties and responsibilities of commissioners, chiefs and secretaries. • Relationships with state and county offices. • Risk management and insurance. • Open Public Meetings and executive sessions compliance. • Open Public Records Act and records retention compliance. • Ethics — conflicts of interest. • Compensation to commissioners, paid and volunteer personnel. • Volunteer firefighter associations. • Finances — revenue sources, tax levies, benefit charges, budgets, lid lifts, debt limitations • Bid law requirements.
Other areas of law will be addressed with an opportunity for class participants to ask questions. Attendees will receive a certificate of participation that documents compliance with the Open Public Meeting and Open Public Record training requirements.
Northwest Rural Health Conference March 26-28 (Davenport Grand Hotel – Spokane)
Brian will be teaching several courses focused on the challenges and legalities of providing EMS services as part of the rural health system. Further details and registration information can be obtained at: depts.washington.edu/uwconf/wordpress/nwrhc/
Snure Seminars Road Trips Brian Snure is available to travel to your area to provide cost effective classes, seminars, workshops and training for management or employees on a local or regional basis. The classes can be specifically designed to meet the unique needs of your department or can focus on issues of general interest in your region. You name the topic that is important to you and I will customize and teach the class that you want. For more information click here.