Organizational Adoption: The Parker Path to Community Engagement

Tuesday March 31, 2020 at 1pm MST

Join Dannette Robberson, Assistant to the Town Administrator at the Town of Parker, and Amanda Nagl, US Practice Lead at Bang the Table, for a deep dive into organizational adoption as it relates to community engagement practice and online engagement strategies.  We will look to the key tenets related to change management theory and practice and how they are best considered in the move toward including online engagement in your own comprehensive strategy.


Learning Objectives:  

  • Identify key elements for internal engagement and participation.
  • Deep dive into the Parker experience for Let’s Talk Parker.
  • Tease out key takeaways from the Parker process and priorities for duplication of success (even if circumstances differ).
  • Determine the steps necessary to go from guiding principles to policy adoption; producing the documentation your organization needs, at the right time.
  • Identify the ongoing roles and responsibilities required for continued success; unexpected challenges and strategies to keep moving things forward.

Dannette Robberson, MPA, Assistant to the Town Administrator for the Town of Parker, serves on the Town’s executive management team and oversees Parker’s municipal court operations. She leads, plans and coordinates Town-wide strategic initiatives and programs and serves as a representative of the Town on various external boards and committees. Dannette has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of North Texas and a master of public administration degree from the University of North Texas. Dannette has been with the Town of Parker since February 2017. Previously, she worked for the City of Greenwood Village as a management analyst and for the Town of Addison in the Dallas metro area as the assistant to the city manager. Prior to changing careers, Dannette worked in the hospitality and hospitality technology industry for ten years in sales, marketing and business development. Dannette is active in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the Colorado City and County Management Association. She has served on the ICMA Advisory Board on Graduate Education since 2015.


Duration: 60 mins

Amanda Nagl

Practice Lead and Engagement Manager, Bang the Table

Dannette Robberson

MPA, Assistant to the Town Administrator for the Town of Parker

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