Board of County Commissioners

Gadsden County, Florida

Succession Planning Retreat

July 7, 2016

4:00 p.m.

 

Present:†††††††††††††† Brenda A. Holt, Chair, District 4

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Eric Hinson, Vice Chair, District 1

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Dr. Anthony ďDr. VĒ Viegbesie, District 2

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gene Morgan, District 3

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sherrie Taylor, District 5

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Robert Presnell, County Administrator

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† David Weiss, County Attorney

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Marcella Blocker, Deputy Clerk

 

Ground Rules, Objectives, Introductions, Agenda

†Chair called the workshop to order

 

Dr. Gabrielle K. Gabrielli said they would be discussing objectives of succession planning.

 

 

Succession Plan Document Discussion

 

What do you want in a County Administrator?

 

 

Qualifications

B.S. in business and administration

Masterís in Public Administration

Bachelorís in public administration or social science

Graduate degree in public administration

A.A.

Certified Public Administrator

 

 

Experience

2 years in government

work with rural counties

Experience with economic development

5 years supervisory experience

3 years public sector experience

Experience with Florida as well as federal legislative

Ability to manage controversial issues

Preparing and giving oral presentations

 

 

Personal Characteristics

Embraces diversity

Pleasant personality

Great attitude

Great morals and ethics

Trust

 

Difference Maker

Working with minimul supervision

Works well with diverse groups and personalities

Not being a devilís advocate

Consensus builder

Honest

Approachable

Ability to lead and motivate

Good communicator

Positive attitude

Secure in who they are

Someone to recognizes strengths and shortcomings

Someone who accepts productive criticisim

Honest

Faithful

Dedicated

Open door policy

Strong leader

Religious foundation

 

Discussion of Succession Planning Options

 

Extension

 

 

Duration

 

 

Assistant County Administrator Position

 

How Do You Evaluate a County Administrator

 

 

Review and Edit Evaluation Form

 

Time Permitting: How do you Evaluate a County Attorney

 

Conclusions and Next Steps

 

 

MOTION TO ADJOURN