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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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ادريس جاسم العبوديCpr Snovemberworkshopprogram09

  1. 1. PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE CPRS DISTRICT 12 presents ichoose... Dear Workshop Attendees, The power of choice is often overlooked. We get busy in the day-to-day and we tend to think that the environment in which we live, work, and play has already made the decision for us. This could not be a further stretch of the truth. Begin your day with a positive outlook for what can be and let all the wisdom and knowledge provided for you today, at the Annual District 12 November Training, assist you in CHOOSING to make your life, your work, your passion, YOUR CHOICE! It is too easy to resort to the idea that the economy has tanked, your agency is struggling, NOVEMBER 19, 2009 participation in leisure is low and that what is, is just what is! CHOOSE to take the opportunity presented to you today to make a positive step in the right direction. There is always opportunity; it is a mental, physical and emotional CHOICE to apply it. Even when the chips “appear” down, CHALLENGE, CHOICE and the Coronado Community Center power to EXCEL – this is what today (and tomorrow) is all about! You will see that with each session topic we have noted who the intended audience would be. We hope this makes your CHIOCE to CHOICE: “The determination of the mind… attend the most beneficial session an easy one! Look for sessions specifically geared for students and young emerging professionals to voluntarily decide to act one way over another; as well, see that we have also found topics for those of you who an alternative”. have joined us from the management and director levels. Please feel free to attend any session you like, but know we have done We make the choice everyday our best to help you CHOOSE wisely! I sincerely hope that you enjoy today’s program! to lead our life in a certain way. Shannon Sellinger, City of Oceanside District 12 Board President Special Thanks To: Coronado Community Center staff for your hospitality “Building your Career” panelist volunteers: Robin Bettin – City of Escondido Eileen Turk – City of Oceanside Kirk Wenger – City of Solana Beach Marilee Gorham – City of El Cajon District 12 Board Members for planning the workshop!
  2. 2. WORKSHOP SCHEDULE EDUCATIONAL SESSION DESCRIPTIONS 8:15 am - 8:45 am- Banquet Room and Patio Kick-off Keynote & Lunch and Learn- Idris Al-Oboudi Check In/ Breakfast Recharge, refresh, and ignite your passion for recreation. Idris Al-Oboudi will kick off the morning with an energetic and captivating keynote that will have you ready to make the most of the sessions. 8:45 am - 10:15 am- Banquet Room As always he leaves you wanting more, so get ready to hear part two during the “Lunch and Learn”, where Mr. Al-Oboudi will focus our attention on the power of “choice” and the benefits of optimism CPRS President’s Address and the magic of using your creative energy to make the most out of your day and your life. He will Darin Loughrey, Region 5 Representative challenge us to look at obstacles as opportunities and challenges as sources of power to position our Welcome agencies in the right direction for better times! Shannon Sellinger, CPRS District 12 Board President Keynote Speaker- Idris Al-Oboudi Being Vital- Idris Al-Oboudi What you are working on today is already out of date and “old” tomorrow. Mr. Al-Oboudi will help emerging young professionals and those wanting to move up and move ahead to identify how to 10:20 am -11:15am- Session 1 be a VITAL player in an organization and in the “game of life”. The practical knowledge presented Being Vital – Idris Al-Oboudi in this session will inspire and motivate you to be the best you can be. Audience: Students and Triton Room young professionals; supervisors and managers can also benefit from understanding how to approach and lead the younger employee to success. Building Non Profit Partnerships - Building Non-Profit Partnerships Dr. Serge Dedina will share ways public agencies can save Serge Dedina, PhD money while maintaining quality public serves by using effective partnerships formed with non-profit Nautilus Room organizations. Networking and relationships 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! Audience: PERS Update – Rod Gould Recreation professionals of all levels seeking innovative ways to keep their programs Playhouse Room running with less! Managing the Media in a Crisis Situation- PERS Update- Rod Gould Lee Swanson, PIO Get new, updated information on the Public Employees Retirement System. Ask questions, get Abalone Room answers, and learn of the new developments that might have an impact on your retirement. Audience: All Recreation staff; GREAT for those looking to retire in the near future! 11:20 am -12:15 pm- Session 2 Building your Career – Professional Panel Managing the Media in Crisis Situations- Lee Swanson, San Diego Fire-Rescue Department, will help attendees to understand how to communicate to the media during a crisis situation. Whether Facilitated by Idris Al-Oboudi and you are a director or a part time recreation employee, knowing what to say and how to say it can Shannon Sellinger make all the difference. The media may not have time to find the PIO… make time to send your staff Triton Room to this training so that when faced with a camera in their face, they “say it right”. Audience: Great for students and young recreation professionals; programming & facilities staff. Corporate Partnerships NOW! - Jenny Wolff Nautilus Room Building Your Career! Professional Panel (Facilitated by Idris Al-Oboudi and Shannon Sellinger) Resume building, what to expect in the “real” world, and what happens after graduation. Student Frank Carson - Viral Marketing focused sessions will address topics you THE STUDENTS asked for! Thanks to RTSA members and Playhouse Room the board, we know what you want to know and we have carefully planned opportunities to help you be as successful as you want! Audience: Students and those looking to advance their career. 12:15 pm -1:15 pm- Banquet Room and Patio Lunch and Learn – an inspirational working lunch hour Corporate Partnerships NOW! Jenny Wolff will explain concepts, strategies, and critical principals to gain corporate partnerships for public agencies. Get in on the opportunity to see the with Idris Al-Oboudi power of partnerships and be “wowed” by how your agency can benefit from forming friendships with private entities. Audience: Recreation professionals of all levels seeking innovative ways to 1:15 pm - 1:30 pm- Banquet Room and Patio keep the programs running with less! Wrap-up and workshop evaluations. Mentor program Viral Marketing Frank Carson, City of Chula Vista, will teach new concepts of viral and guerilla meet and greet and networking opportunities. marketing tactics using web 2.0 technology. SOUNDS INTENSE! It is and if you are confused and *Please join us for a tour of the recreation facilities at Naval Air Station North Island don’t know what this is, this is for you! He will also cover the cutting edge word of mouth marketing. Get in on this session to get new constituents through your doors! Audience: Recreation directly after the workshop. Sign up at the registration desk if you are interested. professions, Managers and Directors who need a refresher in the “tech 2009”!