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Upcoming Events Board of Directors and Management Staff Training

Board of Directors and Management Staff Training


Join Attorney Eileen Eakins for a full-day training tailored to special district board members and management staff. Eileen will provide a comprehensive overview of laws and regulations governing Oregon’s special districts and the public officials that represent them. It is essential training for newly elected board members and newly appointed management staff, but even experienced individuals will benefit from this training.

Dates, Times and Locations
All trainings will be from 9:00am-3:30pm with check in beginning at 8:30am.

8/6 – Burns | Harney County Community Center
8/8 – Boardman | Port of Morrow
8/13 – Klamath Falls | Shilo Inn
8/15 – Bandon | The Barn Community Center
8/20 – Astoria | Hampton Inn
8/21 – Salem | Chemeketa Eola

Cost $75 - In Person (includes lunch, coffee and course materials)

Each SDAO member district is eligible to receive their first registration at no cost. Please use code BDMST24 at time of registration for this discount. Due to limited scholarships, we cannot guarantee this discount and are offering it on a first come, first served basis.

*Please note, we will only be accepting payment by credit card through the registration site. Need to pay by check? Please submit your payment with a completed paper registration form. Registration will be complete upon receipt of payment and form. If are registering multiple individuals, please complete a form for each registrant.

Credit Information

  • Board Leadership/Fire District Directors Academy: Module 1: Powers and Protections, Roles and Responsibilities, Ordinances and Resolutions, Public Meetings. Module 2: Public Records, Public Contracting, Local Budgeting and Finance
  • SDAO Academy: District Management: Board Relations (5 Credits), Public Meetings and Public Records (5 Credits)
  • Best Practices Credit: Public Meeting Training

Cancellations/Refunds Cancellations received five (5) business days or more prior to the event date will receive a full refund. Refunds may be processed as a check or credit back to the credit card. No shows will be charged.