The Best Way to Predict theFuture is to Create It.” ~ Peter Drucker
A New Structure in OPA:What does it look like?What’s in it for you?
New OPA Operational Structure AgencyManagement Core Mission Teams Activity Units Team Project/Issue Teams
What’s In It For You…1. Point of Contact (POC)3. Collaborative Training5. Advocacy7. Communications Organizational Model
WIIFY #1:Agency Point of Contacts• DMB Model• Relationship Defined by You and Your POC• Easier/Smarter Way to Collaborate • Avoid Confusion and Inefficiencies• More Perspectives • Including Countywide
Point of Contact (POC)No more calling around OPA looking forassistance – “Who Does XXX?”How it Works:•For anything in OPA-land call your POC.•If POC on leave or not available, calldeputy director (Jeremy).•Can still call Merni, if BOS related or otherwiseneeds director-level attention.
WIIFY #2:Collaborative Training• Document and build upon skill sets.• Communicators (from all county agencies) can provide monthly 10-15 minute “Cliff Notes” training and overview opportunities.• Examples: NewsWire, Diverse Communities, FCPS
WIIFY #3:Advocacy• POC (and OPA) can assist you as an advocate for communications support, if necessary.