Speaker Date Topic
Mar/Apr Teacher Recognition Apr 05, 2019
Alana, Bradford, NTSD Jennifer Veitsch, YMCA
George Sharp Apr 19, 2019 12:00 PM
PTAC, Economic Dev Council
PTAC, Economic Dev Council

George joined the Thurston EDC in February  2016 as the Veterans Microenterprise Program Outreach coordinator. He became PTAC Program Coordinator in January 2017. He serves as the point person for database management to ensure proper reporting for the program. He helps respond to general client inquiries, can help clients navigate the System for Award Management (SAM). If you wish to request PTAC in a speaking engagement, in event promotion or partnership agreements, or to get you content added to our calendar or blog, please contact George. George has a BA in Business Administration from Washington State University. George has worked throughout the state when he was the Education and Training Coordinator for the Washington State Department of Commerce.

Simon Calcavecchia May 17, 2019 12:00 PM
Author and Speaker
Author and Speaker

Motivational Speaker/Children's Book Author/Disability Awareness Advocate at The Adventures of Frank and Mustard

No Lunch Meeting - 6PM Dinner May 24, 2019 6:00 PM
Foundation Auction
Scott Spence, Lacey City Mgr Jun 21, 2019 12:00 PM
Update on the City of Lacey
Update on the City of Lacey

As the Lacey City Manager, Scott Spence is the chief executive officer of the city, appointed by and accountable to the Lacey City Council.  The City Manager is responsible for the effective administration and management of the city and the efficient delivery of all city services.  All department directors are appointed by and report directly to the City Manager.  The City Manager is responsible for hiring and employment decisions, the approval of operating rules and procedures, ensuring quality performance, proper financial management of city funds, and carrying out the policy directives of the City Council. 

The City Manager prepares the annual budget for Council approval, assists in the identification of community priorities, and facilitates public involvement and participation in key areas of policy development and service delivery.  The City Manager proposes policy recommendations to the City Council, advises them on matters of community interest, and supplies facts and information as appropriate to provide the Council with a comprehensive basis for making decisions and establishing goals and priorities for the city.  Other key responsibilities include intergovernmental relations, economic development, and public involvement and communications.  The City Manager also attends and represents the city on various boards and committees.

Administrative support for the City Manager and City Council is provided by the City Clerk.

Mr. Scott Spence was appointed as the new Lacey City Manager on August 9, 2011, by the Lacey City Council.  Mr. Spence has been with the City of Lacey since 1999, first serving as Public Affairs Director and then appointed as Assistant City Manager in 2003.  Prior to coming to Lacey, he spent three years at the City of Sherwood, Oregon, as Assistant to the City Manager and Assistant City Manager.  He is a member of the International City/County Management Association.  He has a Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in political science and history from Southern Oregon University, Ashland, Oregon, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Willamette University Atkinson Graduate School of Management in Salem, Oregon.

No Meeting Jul 05, 2019 12:00 PM
Recognizing Independance Day
Member Meet and Greet Jul 12, 2019 12:00 PM
No Lunch Meeting Jul 26, 2019 8:00 PM
2019 Glow Run

Annual Glow in the dark Run at the Lacey Regional Athletic Complex