Our Team Keeps Growing!

Jensen Strategies is extremely excited to announce that former Tualatin Assistant City Manager Alice Cannon has joined our team as a Senior Associate! 

Alice brings a wealth of executive management and community development experience to our firm.  Her strategic acumen and deep roots in the Oregon local government community will further strengthen our ability to provide high caliber facilitation, organizational development, policy analysis, and recruitment services for our clients.

Welcome to the team, Alice!  For more on Alice’s background, click here.

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New Addition to Jensen Strategies!

Jensen Strategies is changing and growing to serve our clients!  We are pleased to announce the addition of our new administrative associate, Ann Kuan, who joined the firm in April.  Ann will graduate in June from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Arts in marketing and advertising.  She brings local government experience to our team, after serving as an intern at both TriMet and the Portland Water Bureau.  Ann will be providing support for our projects and ensuring the office runs smoothly. Please join us in welcoming her to our team.

Stay tuned for an announcement of another exciting new team member in the next couple of days…

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League of Oregon Cities' Training on Community Visioning and Strategic Planning.

Last week, Erik Jensen taught the League of Oregon Cities' training on community visioning and strategic planning at the Sherwood Police Department. There was a record turnout for this class with individuals representing Oregon cities, counties, and the state. It was a fun group with robust discussions, and a great opportunity to share experiences from across Oregon.

Thanks to all who attended the class, and the fantastic folks at the Sherwood Police Department. 

Community Visioning and Strategic Planning Workshop

Erik Jensen will be the instructor for the League of Oregon Cities' training on community visioning and strategic planning. Erik has led several community visioning and strategic planning processes, including the international award-winning Hillsboro 2020 Vision, and will be sharing the elements that make these plans become reality.

Sign-up today to learn about community visioning and strategic planning in this one day workshop.

Details below:

Date: December 8, 2017
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Location: Sherwood Police Department

 

 Is your community vision or strategic plan dog-eared, duct-taped and marked-up from frequent use? Many organizations have great planning processes, fewer actually implement those plans. If you want to learn how to set up your community visioning or strategic planning process for success.

Is your community vision or strategic plan dog-eared, duct-taped and marked-up from frequent use? Many organizations have great planning processes, fewer actually implement those plans. If you want to learn how to set up your community visioning or strategic planning process for success.

Cedar Mill Creek Flood Remediation Collaborative Project Team Meeting

The Oregon Solutions’ Cedar Mill Creek Flood Remediation Collaborative Project Team continues to move forward. At the group’s second meeting they reviewed and approved their work plan schedule. In addition, the Technical Advisory Committee for the project continued the orientation presentations, with more information on the issues and challenges related to flooding in the Cedar Mill Creek watershed. 

 

For more information on this collaborative effort, please visit the project website: http://orsolutions.org/osproject/cedar-mill-creek-flood-remediation-collaborative

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Finalists named for Cannon Beach city manager.

We are pleased to announce Kevin Greenwood, Peter Jankowski, and Bruce St. Denis have been selected as the finalists for the position of City Manager in Cannon Beach, OR.

 

The City of Cannon Beach is looking for their next City Manager!

The City of Cannon Beach is now recruiting its next City Manager.  Cannon Beach (population 1,710) is one of Oregon’s most popular tourist destinations due to its unparalleled beaches, thriving arts community, boutique stores, quality restaurants and brewpubs, and boundless recreation opportunities. The city, home of the iconic Haystack Rock, was deservedly listed by National Geographic as one of the 100 Most Beautiful Places and 21 Best Beaches in the World.

Cannon Beach is a close-knit village whose residents care deeply about their community.  Volunteerism and public involvement are hallmarks of the town, with strong support for local non-profit organizations, an ethos of environmental stewardship, and robust participation in public policy development processes. With its festive atmosphere, Cannon Beach is home to numerous prominent events including the Cannon Beach Sandcastle Contest, Savor Cannon Beach, the Stormy Weather Arts Festival, and Haystack Holidays.

If you or someone you know is interested in the position, please visit www.jensen-strategies.com/municipal-manager-recruitment for position details, application materials, and instructions on how to apply.  The position is open until filled; first review of applications is on September 8, 2017.