(June 8) Public Utility District No. 1 of Pend Oreille County (Newport, Wash.) was recognized at its June 8, 2021, board of commissioners meeting ...
A How-To Series on Board Meetings
July 20 — August 24, 2021This series is comprised of six webinars from July through August 2021. Descriptions for each webinar can be found below. Webinars can be taken individually or as an entire series; however, by registering for the full series you will receive all six webinars at a discounted price. Courses is the series include: Introduction to Robert's Rules; Guide Your Board to Better Decisions; Get What You Want Using Motions; Dealing with a Difficult Chair or Member; Meeting Minutes in Robert's Rules; and Advanced Motions Practice and Test Your Skills.
Surviving the Emotional Rollercoaster of Change
July 22, 2021You are not an ostrich. Sticking your head in the sand and pretending change is not happening will not stop the future. Change is happening all around you whether you like it or not. But rest assured that it is possible to have a great past and a great future.
Change takes many forms in the workplace, and we have all had our share of changes this past year. One thing is for certain: we each view, anticipate, and work through change differently. How change feels depends on how we move through it, and sometimes moving through it is the hardest part.
Avian Protection Workshop: Protecting Utilities and Customers by Protecting Birds
July 14, 21, & 28, & August 4, 2021Avian protection is a key component to many aspects of operating a utility. From wildfire mitigation to regulatory compliance, understanding avian protection is critical. This four-part webinar will use case studies coupled with the instructor’s years of experience to help you support your utility's long- and short-term avian-related projects and planning. The sessions will focus on accepted methodologies and common approaches and introduce a broad array of products used to mitigate interactions and an assessment of their advantages and disadvantages....
Hardening Windows Networks
August 24 – 27, 2021Based on more than 15 years of security assessment and penetration testing experience, this course goes beyond theory and best practices and delivers proven, field-tested solutions for mitigating, monitoring, and protecting Microsoft Windows-based networks.
This course takes place in a hands-on environment that resembles a real-world network consisting of Windows servers and workstations, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server, Active Directory, Kali Linux, and more. You will learn effective countermeasures to defend against common attack tools and techniques.