As part of the Managers Forum ongoing series, the Alliance for Innovation provides a platform for local government administrators and emerging leaders to share their experience and hopefully inspire the next local government innovator.
From career planning to dealing with the politics of the position, local government managers deal with a variety of issues, big and small.
Join the Alliance for Innovation for a conversation between Tansy Hayward, Assistant City Manager of City of Raleigh, NC and Jerry Newfarmer, Founder, Management Partners, on September 12, to hear about:
This one-hour webinar will include a facilitated discussion by Jerry Newfarmer and will allow time for your questions.
Alliance Members: $49
Tansy Hayward is the Assistant City Manager for Services at the City of Raleigh, North Carolina and currently serves as a board member for the Alliance for Innovation. As Assistant City Manager for Services, Tansy D. Hayward serves as liaison to the following City departments: Public Utilities, Solid Waste Services and Transportation plus the Office of Internal Audit and the Office of Sustainability. Ms. Hayward, 35, served as Assistant City Manager for Tacoma, Wash. from 2008 to 2014. During this time, she also served as Deputy City Manager during an interim period. She joined the Tacoma staff as Assistant to the City Manager in 2006. Her additional municipal experience includes four years with the City of Des Moines, Iowa, where she served as a Management Assistant and Management Analyst. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from the University of Kansas, where she also obtained a Master’s degree in public administration.
Ms. Hayward served as chair of the Joint Washington/Oregon Next Generation University Connections Committee. She has extensive service with the International City Managers Association, including serving on its Leadership Task Force and Task Force on Women in the City Management Profession. She has authored numerous articles for professional journals on such topics as performance reporting, professional success and advancement, and the evolving role of the professional manager, including “Practitioner’s Perspective-‐Managing for 2020: An Exploration of Role Interdependence and Balance” in the Public Administration Review.
Jerry Newfarmer founded Management Partners in 1994 after many years of public management leadership in California and Ohio. He is a national leader in local government performance management, and he has led his firm to nationally recognized expertise in municipal development review processes, strategic planning, budgeting and finance, and organizational analysis. Jerry served as City Manager in Fresno and San Jose, California; and Cincinnati, Ohio. He was Assistant City Manager of Oakland, California, which was the Chief Operating Officer role. He has been a key presence in the International City/County Management Association, and was Team Leader of the State-Local Relations Team of the National Performance Review.
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