Regional Management Fellowship Program

Sponsored by the City/County Managers Associations of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties, the Two-County Next Gen Committee is has created a pilot Regional Management Fellowship Program that offers top talent from local universities the opportunity to work on meaningful projects within local government agencies in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties. The Regional Management Fellowship Program Read More …

Tomorrow’s City-County Manager’s Forum

This all-day workshop helps prepare future City/County Managers by promoting succession planning in the participating agencies. The Forum alternates its focus between future chief executives one year, and then future department heads on alternate years. The program includes presentations, panel discussions and informal networking with current city/county managers and executive recruiters. The cost of the Read More …

Leadership Academies

Santa Clara County: April-Oct; applications due in February 15, 2013. San Mateo County: August-November; applications due in July. The Leadership Academy of Santa Clara County is focused on helping mid-level professionals advance in their organizations. Focusing on “soft skills,” the Academy is held once per month for seven months and costs $850 per participant. For Read More …

Tomorrow’s Department Head Forum

This all-day workshop helps prepare future City/County Managers and Department Directors and promotes succession planning in the participating agencies. One year the Forum focuses on future chief executives; on alternative years, the workshop engages future department heads. The program includes presentations, panel discussions and informal networking with senior managers and executive recruiters. The cost of Read More …

Management Talent Exchange Program (MTEP)

In odd numbered years, the next MTEP in Sept-Dec 2017. High-potential employees are placed in another local government agency for three months. The exchange creates new skills, experiences and relationships. Agencies can place employees with other local governments and/or receive MTEP employees for the three months. In addition to supercharging the careers of participants, MTEP Read More …

Speed Coaching and Networking Lunch

Happens every 2 years. The next Speed Coaching will be held in Fall 2012. Similar to speed dating, speed coaching rotates emerging leaders through six rounds of 10-minute coaching sessions with different senior managers from local governments in the two counties. This easy, energetic and fun coaching and networking event engages over 100 participants and Read More …