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  • CONSERVATION DISTRICTSUPERVISORS LEADERSHIP TRAINING 2007

    You, as Conservation District Supervisors, are the key to a successful Conservation District ProgramFacilitator: Kimberly Richardson, DOC

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Welcome2007 Conservation District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop Stephen A. Coleman, Director KY Division of Conservation

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • LeadershipWe all bring certain leadership skills with us today. Some are stronger in some areas than others. This enables us to balance our skills and share in completing the tasks that lay before us. This is what enables us to get the job done.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Workshop Goals:Expand and enhance district employees LEADERSHIP skills

    Enhance supervisor knowledge & understanding of conservation district operations Develop a better understanding of district supervisors roles & responsibilities

    Develop a better understanding of conservation programs & program implementation

    Improve effective outreach efforts

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Standing Out in Your CommunityPresenter: Connie Gray, DOC

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • OutlineYour job - Reasons why you need to be a good leaderCharacteristics of a good leaderSteps to make yourself a good leaderThings to remember

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • An Important Position...As a supervisor, you have been given the opportunity to

    Set the goals of your local district

    Set the budget of your local district

    Assist local residents in recognizing and addressing conservation needs

    Make important decisions about implementing conservation and education needs facing your county

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Are you equipped to do the job?

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • What is leadership?

    What makes a good leader?

    How do you develop your leadership?

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • LeadershipLeadership is a process by which a person influences others in order to accomplish a goal and therefore making their organization stronger and more successful.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • People Will Judge Your Leadership Skills by Looking at Your Character.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Character

    is the building over time of a persons

    BeliefsValuesSkills Traits

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • BeliefsAssumptions or convictions you hold true regarding people, concepts, life, death, religion, what is good, what is bad, etc.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • ValuesAttitudes you have about the worth of people, concepts, and things.This is what influences you to weigh the importance of alternatives.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • SkillsThe knowledge and abilities we pick up from life.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • TraitsThese are the distinguishing qualities of a person. There are hundreds of personality traits. This is one of the things that make us all different.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Traits of a Good LeaderHonesty-displaying integrity in all actionsCompetent-basing your actions on reason and moralsForward-looking- setting goals and having a visionInspiring-displaying confidence in all your actionsImaginative-show creativity in judgment, goals, ideas, and solutionsIntelligent-read and study to keep up on current eventsFair minded- show even temperament with everyoneBroad-minded- seek out and embrace diversityCourageous- persevere to accomplish goalsStraightforward- use good judgment to make decisions at the right time

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • How Do You Develop Your Leadership?EducationCommunicationVision

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • In Order to Be a Good Leader...EDUCATE YOURSELFLocal Current EventsLocal Development Issues -Attend & participate in local planning and zoning meetingsSchools - Meet and get to know your educational leaders so you know what is going on in your local school systemCounty Elected Officials -Get to know your magistrates, County Judge Executive, County Treasurer, Mayor, and city councilPeople Your job as a supervisor

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • In Order to Be a Good Leader...

    Know what is going on in your state.KACD - NACD will keep you up to date on state and national legislation that impacts your conservation district and your agricultural practices.Attend the KACD State Convention. Meet others who are in the same position as you. Share Ideas!Keep up with legislation going on in the state senate and legislature.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Knowing What Is Going on in Your State...Know your legislators and state senators. Keep in contact with them by phone calls, e-mails, and telephone calls. Let them know what matters to youKeep in contact with other state organizationsKY Farm BureauKY Cattlemans AssociationKY Commodity Groups

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • In Order to Be a Good Leader...Communicate with othersLet your feelings be knownAsk questions if you do not understand. Dont ridicule those who dont know somethingListen to what others have to say about the subjectDiscuss differences

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • VisionHave goals for both your personal life and your professional life.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Things to RememberLeadership is not just being The BossKnow your job -Equip yourself with the right toolsRemember that we all have different beliefs, values, skills, and traits. That is what makes us uniqueEducate yourself on what is going on around your communityWork on your communication skillsHave goals for your personal and professional life

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Human RelationsThe six most important words:I admit I made a mistakeThe five most important words:You did a good jobThe four most important words:What is your opinion?The three most important words:If you pleaseThe two most important wordThank youThe one most important word:WeThe least important word:Iauthor unknown

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  • Presenter: Katrina Beckley Internal Policy AnalystDivision of Conservation502-573-3080Katrina.Beckley@ky.gov

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Presenter: Amanda GumbertWater Quality Liaison UK Cooperative Extension & Division of Conservation 502-573-3080

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Presenter: Curtis KirkAssistant Director Division of Conservation 502-573-3080 Curtis.Kirk@ky.gov

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • INFRASTRUCTURE LOANS(Senate Bill 92)Makes equipment revolving funds available for infrastructureApplication forms availablePriority Given to Equipment LoansProcesses and proceduresCommonwealth of KY Land Acquisition Process - RequirementsMOATitle Search (list provided)Appraisal (list provided)$200,000.00 = (2) appraisalsAppraisal ChecklistPurchase (Land) Contract (optional form provided)Survey (list provided)Environmental Review or Assessment (names provided) Phase I or Phase IILoan closingCommission now considering loans

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  • Steve Coleman, Director Division of Conservation 502-573-3080Steve.Coleman@ky.govwww.conservation.ky.gov

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Presenter: Mike HubbsState Conservationist NRCS

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • SMALL GROUP DISCUSSION (30 Minutes)Group #1-Budgets, Funding-Millage Taxes, General Funds and Others.

    Group #2-District Concerns, Office Space, Workload, etc.

    Group #3-Personnel Management & Policy

    Group #4-Meetings, Minutes, Records, etc.

    Group #5-Planning, Reporting, Accountability

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Officer Responsibilities

    Presenter: Stephen A. Coleman Director, DOC

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Officer ResponsibilitiesThe Board:KRS 262.230 (1) The board shall select a chairman and may from time to time, change that selection

    Each supervisor should be encouraged to rotate through the offices at least once

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Officer Responsibilities:ChairmanAssume the leadership role!Call and conduct board meetings.Call special meetings.Designate committees and assignments.Assure board review and approval of monthly treasurers report and annual financial statement.Oversee district records.Oversee district programs.Oversee district employees.Participate in leadership training opportunities.Develop and maintain good rapport with community.

    District Supervisors Leadership Training Workshop 2007

  • Officer Responsibilities:Vice ChairmanFill in for chairman in his/her absence.Assist Chairman with duti