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    Chapter Meeting: Strategic Planning

    Date: November 18, 2021, 12:00pm
    Members - FREE; Guests $10
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    Strategic Planning in the Public Sector

    Join NRV SHRM as Kimball Payne walks us through a review of one approach to strategic planning in the public sector.  Kimball will point out the differences between the public and private sectors that might influence strategic planning approaches, will review his experiences with and approach to strategic planning with local governing bodies, and will discuss why doing things the right way is as important as doing the right things.

    Session learning objectives:

    a. Understanding the differences between the public and private sector with regard to strategic planning.  

    b. An awareness of one approach to strategic planning for local government.

    c. An appreciation of why doing things the right way is an important as doing the right things. 




    Speaker`s Bio


    Kimball Payne III, (“Kim”) served as Lynchburg City Manager from February 2001 until his retirement at the end of June 2016.  Prior to that he served as the County Administrator of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, from February 1987 to February 2001, and as Assistant County Administrator in Spotsylvania from February 1984 to February 1987.  He currently works part-time as an Executive Manager with The Berkley Group, providing executive recruitment, retreat facilitation, and organizational assessment services to local governments.

    Mr. Payne holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Duke University and Master of Planning and Master of Arts in Public Administration degrees from the University of Virginia.  He completed the Senior Executive Institute at the Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia.  He is an Adjunct Professor at Virginia Tech, teaching local government management at the master’s level.

    Mr. Payne is a retired Commander in the Naval Reserve.  He completed nearly eight  years of active duty as a Naval Flight Officer with his last assignment as a Naval ROTC Instructor  at the University of Virginia.  He is a life member of the International City-County Management Association (ICMA), an ICMA Credentialed Manager, Senior Advisor and coach.  Mr. Payne is a  Rotarian, and serves on the board of Lynchburg Grows, the Lynchburg City Schools Education Foundation, the Central Virginia Community College Foundation, the James River Association and the GO Virginia Region 2 Council.  He is an active member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Lynchburg.

    Kim and his wife Leslie have five children and ten grandchildren. When not otherwise engaged, he enjoys fly-fishing, gardening and reading.

    Pending approval for HRCI / SHRM recertification 

    HR Virginia is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®.