meeting planning and facilitation

municipal economic work plan

—Project Snapshot: Dumas & Associates, Inc. worked with the Mayor, City Council and assigned staff to create an economic development work plan guiding coordination and implementation of priority actions that will advance the City of Everson’s adopted economic development goals and objectives.
—Results:
The City adopted the 2009-2011 economic work plan which provides a transparent framework to alert the Mayor, City Council, staff, citizen advisory bodies, and community on current projects, existing obligations and emerging opportunities to improve economic conditions in Everson.

business center start up

—Project Snapshot: In 2006, the Northwest Agriculture Business Center needed to define a clear purpose and measurable, achievable service goals for the organization’s inaugural strategic plan. Dumas & Associates, Inc. worked with the founding board of directors, executive director, and staff to identify and prioritize critical milestones for this agricultural innovation center serving the needs of 5 Western Washington counties.
Results: Critical guidance was provided regarding short-term, achievable goals that would demonstrate the Center’s value and accomplishments within it’s first year. Through surveys and discussions held over a 2 day retreat, this newly formed board prioritized the common objectives and unique needs of the 5 participating counties, developed measurable goals, and outlined service strategies for the Center’s first 3 year operational plan. Click here to learn more about the NABC’s  continued success.