APAC Leadership Workshops
Administrative Professional Advisory Council - Washington State University.
APAC Professional Development
Leadership Workshops
with Kevin Parker, entrepreneur and leadership expert
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Developing Yourself, Team and Organization | 9–12:00 p.m.
Leading and Creating Change in Your Organization | 1–4:00 p.m.
Open to all WSU staff and faculty
Please join us for two engaging leadership workshops designed to develop the skills needed to transform yourself, your teams, and your organization. The morning session will focus on servant-leadership, developing individuals, maximizing talent, and creating a culture that empowers employees. The afternoon session will cover adaptive leadership and highlights the importance of developing a strong system. Both approaches build on each other and provide a complete picture of how to lead people wisely in order to achieve lasting results.
Sponsored by the WSU Administrative Professional Advisory Council and the Office of the President
Pullman (host location): Compton Union Building (CUB) Auditorium
Everett: University Center 340
Kitsap County: TBD
Puyallup: Chicona Conference Room
Seattle: Conference Room 2
Spokane: Spokane Academic Center (SAC) 249
Tri-Cities: Elson S. Floyd Building (TFLO) 101A
Vancouver: Engineering & Computer Science Building (VECS) 120
Wenatchee: TBD
Zoom will be available but staff and faculty are encouraged to attend as these workshops encourage interaction and activities with other attendees.
About the speaker
Kevin Parker is an entrepreneur and experienced leadership coach. He’s has taught leadership studies for the past nine years and was a facilitator at Harvard in the executive leadership program and a Rodel Fellow in Public Leadership at the Aspen Institute. In addition, he served as a state representative in the Washington State Legislature and is a former advisor to a member of Congress.

Parker owns the Dutch Bros. Coffee locations in the Spokane region and oversees 200 employees at nine locations. He was awarded Spokane Citizen of the Year and later Washington State Citizen of the Year. He has won more than thirty awards including the Community Trustee Award from Spokane Leadership, the Agora Award, and received accommodation from the United States Congress in 2017.

He is currently working on his Ph.D. in leadership studies from Gonzaga University. Perhaps most notably, he is a survivor of the shooting at Columbine High School in 1999.
Administrative Professional Advisory Council, Washington State University
PO Box 641038, Pullman, WA 99164-1038