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2009 Cprsnovemberworkshopflyer Nov 19 2009ادريس جاسم العبوديIdris Jassim Al-Oboudi


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Idris Jassim Al-Oboudi
ادريس جاسم العبودي

Idris is a nationally recognized Recreation and Parks professional and public speaker. A Highly motivating, energetic, passionate leader with vision and a pragmatic approach to recreation issues and needs, has been working in the field of Recreation for the Past 28 years. He is currently the Manager of Parks and Recreation for the City of Manhattan Beach California. Idris is the recipient of numerous prestigious awards and State / National and International notoriety and acclaim.

In February, 2008 Idris, received the Professional Distinguished Service Award. This is the highest award bestowed by the NRPA Pacific Southwest Regional Council. It recognizes professionals in the Region who have consistently given outstanding service to the park, recreation and conservation movement on the State, National and in the case of Mr. Al-Oboudi the international level. He also received the 2007 NRPA’s Program Excellence Award for Special Event.

In February, 2008 Idris, received Los Angeles County Special Commendation Award form forth District Supervisor Mr. Don Knabe. This Commendation is in recognition of dedicated service to the affairs of the community and for the civic pride demonstrated by numerous contributions for the benefit of all the citizens of Los Angeles County California.

In March- 2006 Idris received The California Park & Recreation Society’s (CPRS Over 4000 in Membership) highest Award and Citation that recognizes outstanding contributions to CPRS and the parks, recreation, and/or human serves profession. This award also recognizes his contributions that significantly affect the parks & recreation profession on a regional, sectional, state & national level. Idris was honored for his contributions to the profession and commitment to the Creating Community VIP Action Plan. Both in 2005 and 2006 Idris received the California Parks and Recreation Society’s President’s Award for outstanding Leadership and dedicated service to the parks and recreation profession in California.

In 2004 Al-Oboudi was the first Chair of California Parks and Recreation Society’s Youth Sports and Fitness Task Force (Initiative) in charge of providing modality, revamping and re-directing the youth sports experience in California municipalities and organizations. This Plan was rolled out in fall 2005 and is being implemented state and nation wide starting in spring 2006. Mr. Al-Oboudi was in the lead as a creator and organizer of the Rally in support of Youth Sports and Fitness at the California State Capital on March-8-2007 during the CPRS annual Conference.

Mr. Al-Oboudi is a 25 year member of the CPRS & a long time member of the NRPA. He has served the CPRS membership in many areas, he was the Education Program Chair of the 2008, CPRS Conference, and served in the same capacity in 2004. He has been and Advisor for the CPRS Director of Education for the CPRS CONF 2003-2005& 2006. He was elected as Southern CA CPRS Administrators Section representative serving from 2003 to 2005.

Mr. Al-Oboudi is a frequent contributor to leadership workshops and meetings on recreation issues in Local Collages, Universities, and California Cities, community organizations, CPRS, NRPA and nation wide organizations. Mr. Al-Oboudi Developed a proto type frame work for Vision Insight Planning and Programming (Purpose Driven Programming). This tool was further developed and adopted in Programming for Community and youth recreation, cultural and social activities (Purpose Driven Programming) for the Islamic Community in the USA and the World. This is the First Vision Insight Planning programming tool developed for Muslim Organizations world wide. This ground braking work is a prelude to a comprehensive Initiative Mr. Al-Oboudi is Envisioning, Espousing and Creating, for the Muslim Community in the USA.

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2009 Cprsnovemberworkshopflyer Nov 19 2009ادريس جاسم العبوديIdris Jassim Al-Oboudi

  1. 1. CHOICE: “The determination of the mind… to ichoose... voluntarily decide to act one way over another; an alternative”. We make the choice everyday to lead our life in a certain way. CPRS DISTRICT 12 NN OVEMBER WORKSHOP OVEMBER 19, 2009 8:30 am - 1:30 pm Coronado Community Center Keynote Speaker: 1845 Strand Way Idris J Al . -Oboudi Coronado, CA 92118 Nationally recognized for his many California Parks and Recreation Society honors and awards multitude of Breakout sessions will include a multitude of speaking engagements, Mr. Al-Oboudi has the power to dynamic speakers that will inspire you to inspire any person in any job with ANY attitude. He actively choose to pursue YOUR passion currently serves the profession as the Recreation everyday. Services Manager for the City of Manhattan Beach and internationally teaches his famous “Passion to Practice” Register now, space is limited. and “Purpose Driven Programming”. He will join us and Registration will be taken on a first come first will help us to CHOOSE to turn our passion, whatever it served basis. Registration includes light breakfast may be, into practice and to use creativity and the and lunch. freedom of choice to be the best you we can be! Make See page 2 for a listing of workshop activities the choice to invest in your personal and professional and session topics. development. Workshop registration: Agency__________________________________________________ Method of Payment: Name_____________________ Phone_____________________ Send or fax to: __Bill me (no shows will be billed) Attn: Dave Knopp __Make checks payable to City of Coronado City of Coronado _____________________________________________________ 1845 Strand Way # of participants cost total Coronado, CA 92118 Indiv. rate _______ $25/person $____ Phone (619) 522-2457 Student rate _______ $15/person $____ Fax (619) 522-7870 Vegetarian option _______ Total $____ email:
  2. 2. WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 8:15 am - 8:45 am 11:20 am - 12:15 pm Check In/ Breakfast Parks Ops/Management Focus CPRS Website Tutorial 8:45 am - 10:15 am Managing the Media in Crisis Welcome Non Profit Partnerships CPRS President’s Address Viral Marketing Keynote Speaker Corporate Partnerships with Public Agencies 10:20 am - 11:15 am 12:15 pm -1:15 pm Student Focus Lunch and Learn – an inspirational working lunch hour Corporate Partnerships with Public Agencies with Idris Al-Oboudi Non Profit Partnerships Park ops/Management Focus 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm CPRS Website Tutorial Wrap-up and Workshop Evaluations Viral Marketing Mentor Program meet and greet and networking EDUCATIONAL SESSION DESCRIPTIONS The Possibilities of Partnerships and The Magic of Marketing: Keynote/Lunch and Learn The following speakers were originally scheduled to speak at the (now cancelled due to budget reasons) NRPA Revenue and Marketing Speaker: Idris Al-Oboudi School, and as luck would have it they have chosen to still contribute Recharge, refresh and ignite your passion for recreation. Idris Al- to the profession by joining us! DON’T MISS IT! Oboudi will kick off the morning with an energetic and captivating keynote that will have you ready to make the most of the sessions. Jenny Wolff will explain concepts, strategies and critical principals to gain corporate partnerships for public agencies. Not to be missed! As always he leaves you wanting more, so get ready to hear part Get in on the opportunity to see the power of partnerships and be two during the “Lunch and Learn”, where Mr. Al-Oboudi will focus our “wowed” and how your agency can benefit from forming friendships attention on the power of “choice” and the benefits of optimism and the with private entities. magic of using your creative energy to make the most out of your day Dr. Serge Dedina will share ways public agencies can save and your life. He will challenge us to look at obstacles as opportunities money while maintaining quality public services by using effective and challenges as sources of power to position our agencies in the right partnerships formed with non-profit organizations. Networking and direction for better times! relationship building is the name of the game in these tough economic times, let Dr. Dedina show you the positive aspects of joining forces with other non-profits! From College to Career! Making Recreation “Sexy” for Students Post Grad: Frank Carson, City of Chula Vista, will teach new concepts of viral and guerilla marketing tactics using web 2.0 technology. SOUNDS Resume building, what to expect in the “real” world and what happens INTENSE! It is and if you are confused and don’t know what this is, after graduation. Student focused sessions will address topics you, this is for you! He will also cover the cutting edge word of mouth THE STUDENTS, asked for! Thanks to RTSA members and the board, marketing. Get in on this session to get new constituents through we know what you want to know and we have carefully planned your doors! opportunities to help you be as successful as you want! Craddock Stropes, City of Carlsbad, did you know that the CPRS State website has changed and is better than ever for communication There will also be sessions with Park Operations in mind, so don’t just and sharing of knowledge, networking and advertising of information. We will run through all the components so when you leave you feel think this training is just for programming staff. As a collective we all very comfortable with using the site to benefit your agency. have to work together to face the harsh reality that we must put our BETTER than BEST faces forward to serve the public as we push through Maurice Luque, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, will help the tough economic times. 99% of Californians visit parks annually! attendees to understand how to communicate to the media during a crisis situation. Whether you are a director or a part time recreation It takes everyone, from Park Ops to Programs Staff, to make their programs employee, knowing what to say, how to say it can make all experience the BEST!!! the difference. The media may not have time to find the PIO… make time to send your staff to this training so that when faced with a camera and notepad in their face, they “say it right”. CPRS DISTRICT 12 ANNUAL WORKSHOP