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Upcoming July Board & Member Meeting

Our July Member Meeting is brought to you by LD Martin & Associates, Wilson Development and Stern & Anderson!

Date: Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Time:
Board Meeting - 10:00am
Member Luncheon - 11:30am

Location:
HDR
701 Xenia Avenue South, Suite 600
Minneapolis, MN 55416

Register today! All members and non-members are welcome.

Members: $13
Non-members: $18

Topic: Bridging the Gaps
Valuable tools to bridge the gaps between Public Involvement & Right-of-Way

Abstract:
The utility industry has become a national leader in upfront engagement during the siting and routing process of new transmission lines. Landowners are becoming more informed, engaged, and involved in these projects because of the personal stake each has in the project outcome. HDR has been in the trenches with clients nationally to strategize, execute, and observe the connections between the outreach and right-of-way process on large and small transmission line projects. This presentation will cover case studies of obstacles and valuable tools to use while working with landowners from siting through construction, explore high-tech and low-tech outreach and right-of-way techniques and the importance of maintaining solid relationships and the utility’s reputation with landowners within and outside of their service territory.

Guest Presenter:
Emily Hyland | HDR
Emily Hyland is a Public Involvement Manager at HDR. With eight years experience in the consulting industry, the majority of Emily’s experience has been developing and implementing statewide public involvement programs and public relations strategy with a focus on energy projects. She has experience facilitating and managing public meetings, community workshops and coalition groups. She coordinates all planning, logistics, materials development, media and social media management, comment management, and notification for a variety of outreach events.

Job Hunters & Seekers:

Assistant ROW Agent


Upcoming Education:

Course 209 - Negotiating Effectively with a Diverse Clientele

Course 901 - Engineering Plan Development and Application

Course 902 - Property Descriptions

Questions Regarding Education:

Mindy J. Leadholm
mindy.leadholm@co.
washington.mn.us


651-430-4361 (office)
651-470-7754 (cell)
651-430-4350 (fax)


Professional Development Corner:

2013-October
Candidates:
Mindy Leadholm – SR/WA

2013-November
Certifications:
Darryl Sayler – SR/WA
Candidates:
Matthew Hagelin - RWA

2013-December
Certifications:
Chuck Mayers - ARWP

2014-January
Candidates:
Cassie Fulda – RWA
Charles Mayers - RWP

2014-February
Recertification:
Lisa Beckman – R/W NAC

2014-March
Certifications:
Matthew Hagelin – RWA
Cassie Fulda – RWA

Candidates:
Corrine D. Sullivan – RWA
Patrick Lambert – RWA
Matthew Hagelin - RWP

2014-April
Candidates:
Anthony Derrick – RWA
Aimie Mims - RWP

Recertification:
Greg Cooley – SR/WA

2014-June
Certifications:
Aimie Mims – RWP

Questions Regarding Certification:

Greg Cooley, PDC Chair
greg.cooley@state.mn.us
320-250-2665 (office)