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Shared Services Expo

WVIZ/PBS ideastream and the Efficient Government Network co-hosted a state wide Shared Services Expo for the purpose of promoting awareness and best practices in improving operations and reducing costs. Several hundred government agencies and organizations including, police, fire, county commissioners, mayors, superintendents and health care providers came together at ideastream to learn how to develop their own shared services initiatives. A group of panelists was convened to discuss their personal experiences in developing shared services initiatives.

Participants

Introduction

  • Linda Williams, Ph.D., Senior Director of Education, ideastream
  • Jill Zimon, Director, EfficientGovNetwork Project

Panel

  • Michael Bell, Mayor, City of Toledo
  • Matthew Kurtz, Executive Director, Knox County Dept. of Job and Family Services
  • John LaPlante, Executive Director, ACCESS, Mahoning County
  • Tom Pascarella, Director of Administration, City of Tallmadge
  • Angie Underwood, Executive Director, OME-RESA-Ohio Mid-eastern Regional Education Service Agency

Presentation

  • Ed Fitzgerald, Cuyahoga County Executive: Obstacles and Opportunities - A County Executive Reflects on Regional Collaboration