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2004 IPMA Annual Report

Annual Report to the Membership for the year ending December 31, 2004

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Message From the Chair: Christy Ridout

photo of Christy RidoutThroughout 2004, IPMA-sponsored events have provided opportunities for Information Technology professionals to network, to collaborate and to attend professional development seminars. Our approach was to leverage folks from public and private sector to develop sessions that were thought provoking, but also provided necessary information for keeping pace with changes in government practice and in technology.

All of the 2004 events unfolded with few discernable hitches. This is due to the hard work, the creative abilities and drive of the people putting these events together: a great example of partnership between board members, the vendor community and other interested I.T. professionals. Congratulations to all for jobs well done!

In the coming year, the IPMA Board will focus on developing an annual theme for 2006 events and plan a supporting marketing strategy. We also hope to see the work on the IT Leadership Development Program come to fruition. The IT Leadership program will compliment the UW Project Management and Executive Leadership courses.

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IPMA Mission Statement

Improve the State information technology (IT) environment through:

  • Professional networking with other state government IT managers
  • Positive influencing of the State's IT agenda.
  • Professional development and cultivation of new IT initiatives.
  • Financing of activities through moneymaking activities.
  • Leveraging IPMA's corporate structure and resources to provide services to the state IT community.

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Organization and Membership Description

Organization

The IPMA is organized as a Washington State Corporation. There are no stockholders. There are 12 members on the IPMA Board of Directors and their term of office is three years. Directors are elected by the IPMA membership. There are four corporate officers who serve on the Board of Directors: the Board Chair, the Vice-Chair, and two Co-Secretary/Treasurers. No compensation is paid to any member of the Board of Directors for services as a member of the Board.

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Statement of Membership

Membership in the IPMA is open to all current or retired state employees who are interested in information technology and who support the mission of the organization. Members support the mission of the IPMA by serving on any one of the five standing committees and participating in activities sponsored by the Association.

Although IPMA membership is reserved for current and retired state employees, participation in IPMA events is not restricted.  During 2003, IT professionals from local governments were welcomed participants in the year's events.

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IPMA Committees

Committee

Committee Chair

Budget & Finance

Thomas Bynum

Communications

Mary Ellen Bradley
Dennis Jones

Executive Seminar

Darrel Riffe
Phil Grigg

Forum

Dennis Laine
Jim Albert

Professional Development

Sheryl Hall
Mike McVicker

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IPMA Board of Directors

Name / Office

Agency

Jim Albert

Attorney General's Office

Mary Ellen Bradley

Dept. of Ecology

Thomas Bynum, Vice Chair

Employment Security Dept.

Phil Grigg

Dept. of General Admin.

Sheryl Hall

Dept. of Retirement Systems

Dennis Jones

Office of Financial Management

Dennis Laine

Retired

Andy Marcelia, Co-Secretary/Treasurer

Dept. of Information Services

Mike McVicker

Dept. of Information Services

Christy Ridout, Chair

Dept. of Social and Health Services

Darrel Riffe

Dept. of Information Services

Shelagh Taylor, Co-Secretary/Treasurer

Dept. of Labor & Industries

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Schedule of 2004 Events

IPMA conducted the following events during calendar year 2003:

  • The Board of Directors meetings were held the second Thursday of each month, except for the months of January, February, September, and November.
  • The Board of Directors' Annual Planning Retreat was held February 29-30, 2004.
  • IPMA hosted six professional development events throughout the year:
    • January - Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning - Are You Ready?
    • March – Best Practices and Experiences in Business Rule Management
    • April – Best Practices in Contracting - "A roadmap for a successful contracting journey no matter what the distance"
    • June – VoIP "Convergence" - Voice Applications on the Data Network
    • August – Surfing for Managers: How to Lead Your Team and Stay on Board When Change Comes in Waves
    • October – Best Practices in Testing
  • Executive Lunch was held on May 18 at Saint Martin's College, Lacey, WA.
  • Forum was held May 25-26 at Saint Martin's College, Lacey, WA.
  • Executive Seminar was held September 20-22 at The Campbell's Resort, Chelan, WA.

See details of the above events on the IPMA website at: http://www.ipma-wa/com/.

Committee Reports

Budget and Finance

Committee Chair:  Thomas Bynum

Purpose:

The purpose of the Budget and Finance Committee is to oversee and monitor the fiscal operations of the IPMA, develop an annual budget for recommendation to the Board in February of each year, and develop and assist in the implementation of a funding strategy for the IPMA.

Accomplishments for 2004:

The budget for 2004 was developed and presented to the board of Directors for approval.

The investment strategy of 2003 did not change.

The Board adopted an investment approach to end each year with a cash balance of $10,000.  In November of each year, the end of the year projection will be reviewed.   If there is a significant balance over $10,000, that amount will be put into the current philanthropic initiative.  If the balance is less, the semi-liquid security will be tapped to bring the balance back to $10,000 to cover expenses.

Objectives for 2005:

The Budget and Finance Committee will:

  • Continue to evaluate the board's portfolio and adjust investments as appropriate.
  • Ensure funding is available to meet the budget requirements of each IPMA committee.
  • Support board recommendation to have a paid "featured speaker" for the August Professional Development session.
  • Consider philanthropic initiatives at the end of the year, along with other alternatives, if funding is available.
  • Explore some type of management training series to help train mid-level managers to become senior level IT executives.

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Executive Seminar

Committee Co-Chairs: Phil Grigg and Darrel Riffe

Purpose:

The purpose of the Executive Seminar Committee is to provide an annual seminar that facilitates communication, networking and the promotion of information technology ideas for all senior state government information systems managers attending.

Accomplishments for 2004:

The 2003 IPMA Executive Seminar was held in September at the Campbell's Resort. Approximately 100 persons attended including representatives of 30 state agencies and IPMA's corporate sponsors. The following presentations were made:

Dr. Chang Mook Sohn, Executive Director, Office of The Forecast Council
"Washington's Current Economic and Revenue Conditions"

Dr. Sohn providing an outlook for the State's economy and revenues.

Dr. Paul Taylor, Chief Strategy Officer, Center for Digital Government
"The Future of the Nation's Original Digital State"

Digital government will become what people make it. There appears to be at least four potential outcomes for IT's role in governing for the State of Washington in the opening decades of this new century. Do you want digital government to be:

  1. An Answer to Specific Pain Point (Commodity)?
  2. A Platform Solution for Responsive Government (Service)?
  3. A Source of Insight, Decision Support and Accountability (Intelligence)?
  4. The New Public Square for Civic Engagement (Experience)?

Jay Witherbee, Mayor of Chelan
"Welcome to Chelan"

The City of Chelan welcomed IPMA.

Kevin Anderson, Director, Deloitte Consulting
"Beyond HRMS"

HRMS is the most recent step of an ongoing effort to improve administrative and financial processes and systems at the State of Washington. Going live with Phase I of the implementation is not the end of the journey. In fact, if the journey ends with initial software implementation, many opportunities will be missed to achieve the benefits and maximize the potential of the new system. Kevin will discuss:

  • Future HRMS plans based on the latest information from the HRMS team. I will also discuss some of the opportunities for improvement that can come from leveraging tools such as a financial portal, data warehouse, etc in other related financial and administrative areas.
  • Experiences from other states in improving their financial and administrative systems. Some have gone the ERP route, others are pursuing best of breed options. Realistically, what outcomes can be achieved, and what does it take to get there? Why have both private and public sector entities experienced mixed results with both ERP and Best of Breed approaches.
  • Highlights of the State of Washington Financial and Administrative Roadmap initiative.

The session included a facilitated breakout session to discuss these questions.

Diane Leigh, Labor Negotiator, Office of Labor Relations
"Collective Bargaining"

The state was currently involved in collective bargaining over the first labor agreements to be reached under the Personnel System Reform Act. This session provided an overview to the current process and insight into the future of labor relations in the state.

Mike McVicker, Director, Department of Information Services
Susan Hettinger, Management and Oversight of Strategic Technologies Deputy Director, Department of Information Services
Becci Riley, Computer Services Division Assistant Director, Department of Information Services
Laura Parma, Interactive Technologies Assistant Director, Department of Information Services
Bob DeShay, Telephony Services Manager, Department of Information Services
Greg Brant, Chief Enterprise Architect, Department of Information Services
"DIS Perspective on Redefining the Enterprise During Transition"

DIS shared perspectives of transition in relationship to the government enterprise and the role that DIS plays in that enterprise. DIS also reviewed both the direction from a policy and oversight perspective as well the role DIS plays in the service delivery aspects for the Washington enterprise.

Brian Malarky, Executive Director, Washington State Executive Ethics Board
"IT Ethics"

Brian discussed current perspectives of the Washington State Executive Ethics Board as it pertains to State of Washington Employees and specifically Information Technology.

Dave Van De Voort, Information Technology Workforce Effectiveness Consultant, Mercer Human Resources Consulting
"IT Performance Metrics"

The IT function is under unprecedented pressure to "perform." But what does it mean to be a top-performing IT function? What metrics and measures meaningfully differentiate the Best from the Rest? How can the IT function possibly succeed in the face of:

  • Insatiable demand for new functionality?
  • Impatience for technology improvement yet resistance to change?
  • Expectations for absolute reliability, unfettered access, and unlimited resources?

This session will focused on metrics and processes for:

  • Benchmarking IT resources (e.g. staffing ratios, span of control)
  • Optimizing IT workforce performance and productivity and
  • Adapting 'for profit' practices and standards for use in public sector IT shops.

Objectives for 2005:

The IPMA will again offer an Executive Seminar. The 2004 event will be held September 20-22, 2004 at Shilo Inn (Ocean Shores). We expect the seminar to be as successful and well attended as last year's.

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photo of Joe Dear delivering keynote address at Forum 2003

Forum

Committee Co-Chairs: Jim Albert and Dennis Laine

Purpose:

Forum is an annual information technology seminar and trade show that has been held in Olympia since 1979. Forum continues to be an effective opportunity for vendors to demonstrate their products, for speakers to share their expertise and knowledge, and for state employees and others to attend free seminars and product demonstrations and to network. It is important to note that Forum is one of the premier technology shows in the Pacific Northwest and the largest to focus solely on the Public Sector.

Accomplishments for 2004:

The Executive Luncheon was held on May 18, the week before Forum. The luncheon speaker was Mr. Carl Claunch, Research VP for Gartner, Inc. Mr. Claunch's theme was on the Technology Hype Cycle. Approximately 125 guest attended the luncheon.

Forum was held on May 25-26 at the Saint Martin's College Pavilion. Forum 2004 was successful and received praise from participating vendors and attendees. The Forum 2004 theme of "Getting Past the Hype – Delivering Business Value" was very timely and popular. There were 24 corporate sponsor booths and 47 vendor booths and approximately 900 attendees. New this year were Corporate Sponsor sessions where the speakers could promote their corporations products and services. These 20 sessions, along with the 20 vendor neutral sessions provided attendees with 4 seminar opportunities each hour. The downside was fewer people were visiting the booths while the sessions were running.

Objectives for 2005:

The theme for the 28th annual Forum will be "Getting Past the Hype, Delivering Business Value." The objectives for Forum 2005 are:

  • Develop and distribute a one page flyer by mid-March that can be used to generate early interest in Forum.
  • Schedule the Executive Luncheon for the Tuesday before Forum and schedule it as annual event at the Worthington Center.
  • Continue having Corporate Sponsor Forum breakout sessions in addition to the vendor neutral sessions.
  • Change the layout of the booths to encourage attendees to visit all booths.
  • Recruit 24 corporate sponsors and look for ways to increase their involvement in Forum and IPMA events.
  • Extend the use of the IPMA's web site by developing an online application system to automate the registration of vendors.
  • Manage Forum so that it remains cost effective and meets or exceeds the expectations of attendees and participating vendors.
  • Encourage Forum sponsor and vendors to invite their customer base, both private and public sectors, to help increase attendance.
  • Offer up to four discounted vendor booths to state agencies.
  • Develop and distribute a vendor information document to provide more information about vendors who participate in Forum. The document is to be a supplement to the Forum brochure.

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Communications

Committee Co-Chairs: Mary Ellen Bradley and Dennis Jones

IPMA News

2004 Accomplishments:
  • Produced monthly newsletter with a total of 28 feature articles (up substantially from 16 in 2003, and 20 articles in 2002 and 2001; excludes "Event Notices", "News from Other Sources", "News from the Past", and Board meeting summaries).
  • Met the annual target to scan and electronically publish 40 pre-1996 IPMA/ADPM newsletters in support of the "News from the Past" newsletter feature.
  • Added "Sponsor's Corner" feature in April to provide an opportunity for IPMA's sponsors to expose their products and services to the IT community. Four articles have been published in the nine months this feature has been available.
2005 Objectives:
  • Produce monthly newsletter with a minimum of two feature articles in each issue. Each member on the IPMA Board is expected to provide two articles during the year. These articles do not necessarily need to be produced by the Board member or his/her agency, i.e. articles also may be recruited from other agencies. News of agency accomplishments, lessons learned from unsuccessful projects, profiles of new managers, reports on major IPMA events, and other IT community news are good candidates for articles.
  • Complete another 20 percent of the newsletter archives project (4th year of 5-year project). This project is designed to support the "News from the Past" feature and to provide an archive of our newsletters.
  • Encourage participation of Corporate Sponsors.
  • Assist the IPMA with marketing including the Forum and Executive Seminar.

IPMA Web Site

2004 Accomplishments:
  • Maintained IPMA web site and provided support to IPMA's business functions. Usage of the web site was only marginally higher than the previous year based on numbers of user sessions.  The number of user sessions averaged approximately 1,500 per week (250 per weekday) and ranged from approximately 500 to 2,500 per week.
  • Refreshed the look of the Web site with a limited redesign in October 2004.
2005 Objectives:
  • Continue to work with other IPMA committees to support IPMA events; provide marketing communications for these events and support on-line event registration.
  • Continue to support the State Telecommunication Association Web site.
  • The IPMA Webmaster will perform more frequent database backups - daily manual backups will be performed during critical registration processes

IPMA Listserv

  • As of January 15, the IPMA listserv had 1170 subscribers, up from 1092 at a similar time last year.
  • Primary use of the IPMA listserv has been distribution of monthly newsletter and announcements of IPMA events.
  • The IPMA listserv list is self-maintaining, except for the need to delete addresses identified via "Undeliverable mail" error messages.
  • IPMA also financially supports listserv lists for the Project Managers SIG and the State Telecommunications Association SIG. These lists are managed by members of the respective SIGs. With the development of the PM Framework and the related Web site, the PM SIG listserv list is no longer needed and will be deleted effective 2/28/05.

Board Member Election

2004 Accomplishments:
  • Provided an electronic ballot on the IPMA web site for the annual election of Board members by IPMA members. The ballot included the opportunity to vote for write-in candidates. Following the voting cut-off, the submitted ballots were tabulated via an Excel spreadsheet and the results were provided to the IPMA Election Chair. This electronic ballot procedure has worked well over the past four years.
2005 Objectives:
  • Provide support for 2005 annual election of Board members.

IPMA Membership

  • As of January 1, 2005, the IPMA member database included 299 members, up from 264 at a similar time last year. The net increase of 35 reflects new members less members deleted from the database when a current e-mail address is not maintained.
  • The table below shows the number of new memberships by month.

Month

# of new members

Month

# of new members

Month

# of new members

Month

# of new members

Month

# of new members

 

 

01/01

0

01/02

10

01/03

0

01/04

0

 

 

02/01

0

02/02

10

02/03

2

02/04

0

 

 

03/01

0

03/02

5

03/03

4

03/04

5

 

 

04/01

2

04/02

8

04/03

4

04/04

6

05/00

18

05/01

9

05/02

18

05/03

4

05/04

11

06/00

4

06/01

2

06/02

1

06/03

1

06/04

0

07/00

3

07/01

5

07/02

1

07/03

1

07/04

4

08/00

2

08/01

5

08/02

3

08/03

2

08/04

2

09/00

1

09/01

3

09/02

1

09/03

0

09/04

0

10/00

1

10/01

4

10/02

1

10/03

6

10/04

4

11/00

3

11/01

0

11/02

1

11/03

5

11/04

5

12/00

4

12/01

2

12/02

2

12/03

3

12/04

3

Subtotal

36

Subtotal

32

Subtotal

60

Subtotal

32

Subtotal

40

Proposed 2005 Communications Budget

The following budget is proposed for CY 05:

 

Annual Expenses

Web hosting – IPMA ($25 per mo.)

$300

Web hosting – PMSIG ($15 per mo. for Jan. & Feb.)

30

Web hosting – STA ($15 per mo.)

180

Listserv list – IPMA ($20 per mo.)

240

Listserv list – PMSIG ($20 per mo. for Jan. & Feb.)

40

Listserv list – STA ($20 per mo.)

240

Domain name registration – IPMA

35

Domain name registration – STA

35

Miscellaneous (includes graphics software)

650

Total

$1,750

Professional Development

Committee Chairs:  Sheryl Hall and Allen Schmidt

Purpose

The purpose of the Professional Development Committee is to provide educational and networking programs for the membership and the IT community. The Committee works with IT vendors and state agencies to provide programs at no cost or minimal cost to the IT community. The Committee also may sponsor selected formal training events to be provided on a fee basis.

Accomplishments

The Professional Development Committee provided six seminars during the year. Programs were as follows:

Date

Seminar

Title

Oct. 14, 2004

Best Practices in Testing – Key Note: Jan McCollum, Solutions IQ
The Business Analysts Tester, Cheryl Hainje, OFM
Test Automation, Stein Wang, SolutionsIQ
Project Testing, Tim Vessey, WSLCB
Testing Careers, Dotti Lane, OFM

SolutionsIQ
State agency panel

Registered: 166
Attended: 143
(Overflow)

Aug. 12, 2004

Surfing for Managers: How to Lead Your Team and Stay on Board When Change Comes in Waves

Molly Gordon, Certified Coach and Trainer
Shaboom, Inc.

Registered: 115
Attended: 77

June 23, 2004

VoIP "Convergence" - Voice Applications on the Data Network

Right! Systems, Inc.
Seitel Leeds & Associates

Registered: 59
Attended: 46

April 20, 2004

Best Practices in Contracting - "A roadmap for a successful contracting journey no matter what the distance"
Andy Marcelia, Department of Information Services (DIS)
Jan McMullen, Office of Financial Management (OFM)
Steve Lovaas, General Administration (GA)
Marie Kirk, Department of Information Services (DIS)
Rick Sandler, Employment Security Department (ESD)

Kevin Anderson, Deloitte Consulting
State Agency staff panel

Registered: 103
Attended: 86

March 11, 2004

Best Practices and Experiences in Business Rule Management
Ed Hernandez - Corticon
Keith Brzozowsky - Corticon
Gladys Lam - Business Rule Solutions
Bonnie Moonchild - DSHS

Corticon
Business Rule Solutions

Registered: 111
Attended: 92

Jan. 22, 2004

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning - Are You Ready?
Lance Calisch, Dept. of Information Services
George Helton, Yakima County Tech. Services
Ron Seymour, Dept. of Financial Institutions

Ciber, Inc.
Iron Mountain

Registered: 87
Attended: 75

Observations
  1. Seminar participants have continued to rate the sessions highly and wish them to continue.
  2. This last year, we have had an abundance of interested vendors requesting to sponsor session.
  3. For the most part this year, the "no-show" rate for registrants dropped for example the October event didn't have any "no-shows." One exception to this pattern was the August session of which had a large drop from 105 to 73.
  4. The registration process is working well and we get great support from our webmaster, Bob Monn. However, there was an impact to PD when we lost the database.
  5. Professional Development tested and agreed to continue with the following:
    • Morning only sessions with exception to the summer networking/lunch session.
    • Provide some Tuesday and Thursday seminars to accommodate those that have difficulty with Wednesday sessions.  This seemed to work well and we'll continue with a mix of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
    • Continue with the summer networking/lunch session with paid speaker.

Objectives for the Upcoming Year (2005)

The Professional Development Committee has the following objectives and seminars planned for 2005:

  1. Deliver a new format in 2005.  The April session will be in the format of a Technical Round Table.  This session will be held with an experienced moderator, several vendors, and the IT community.
  2. Develop a Professional Development vendor and panel participant expectations and responsibilities sheet.  We would like to develop this in sync with the proposed marketing products to ensure a common look, feel and overall consistency.
  3. Update and enhance the Professional Development Co-Chair "desk manual" this year.
  4. Develop a Contract template for securing presenters and speakers.
  5. Contact Saint Martin's and book ahead through 2006 and 2007.
  6. Work more closely with the Forum planning committee to tie programs, sessions, topics and themes together.
  7. Develop Professional Development marketing materials with a consistent look and feel including color schemes for handouts; agendas, evaluations, etc.
  8. Plan and provide the following seminars:
Date Seminar Title
Jan. 19, 2005 (Wed.)
8:30 AM - noon
Mobile Government Ric Eschenwald – Government Subject Matter Expert, FileNet
Doug Reynolds – Business Development Manager, Fujitsu Consulting
Feb. 2005 (No event planned) N/A
Mar. 23, 2005 (Wed.)
8:30 AM – noon
Process and Operational Improvement Methodologies Xerox Presentation on the Lean Six Sigma
-- Case studies
-- State Printers Implementation
Apr. 21, 2005 (Thurs.)
8:30 AM - noon
Managing Computer Security Technical Round Table with vendors and IT community (We are investigating a new format) Round Table Participants:
Dave McComb, Semantic Arts, Inc., Moderator
Darlene Kosoff, WACIRC Chair Jerry Britcher, Agency IT Security Admin., DSHS
Doug Selix, Security Analyst, OFM
Dave Lybarger, Security Analyst, AGR
Darrell Sutherland, Novell
John Stewart, HP
Michael Andritch, IBM
Robert Satterwhite, ISG, Microsoft
Greg Semler, Cisco
May 2005 (No event planned) N/A
June 20, 2005 (Mon.)
8:30 AM - noon
Enterprise Architecture M. A. Cook (Melissa Cook) presenter with panel tbd
(L&I, DSHS, DIS - Greg Brant)
July 2005 (No event planned) N/A
Aug. 23, 2005 (Tues.)
1 PM - 5 PM
No-Nonsense Advice for Successful Projects including the book for each participant Neal Whitten, PMP
Sep. 2005 (No event planned) N/A
Oct. 19, 2005 (Wed.)
8:30 AM - noon
Maximizing Your Software Investments Using Dashboards Microsoft, Netdesk and panel
Nov. 2005 (No event planned) N/A
Dec. 2005 (No event planned) N/A

Proposed Budget for 2005 Professional Development

Item Units Per Unit 2005 Budget 2004 Actuals
Audio/Visual Equipment
(Podium, Microphone, Projector, Screen)
6 $88 $600.00 $528.00
Catering – Continental Breakfast 6/5 521 3,400.00 3,128.75
Catering – Refreshments for August event @ Full Room (up to 250) 1 1,500 1,500.00 0.00
Consulting Support/Services 6 50 250.00 350.00
Deposit (Reserve Saint Martin's) 6 139 850.00 834.00
Facility (1/2 Size Room) 6/5 200 1000.00 1,040.00
Facility (Full Size Room) 1 350 350.00 0.00
MidMgmtDev (New program) 6 N/A 0.00 16.09
Misc. 6 N/A 500.00 325.20
Printing 6 N/A 1,500.00 193.32
Sales Tax 6 8.4% 60.00 57.62
Speaker Fees including Travel ($1,500) 1 4,500.00 2,500.00
- Speaker Books 250 20 5,000.00 0.00
Staging 6 10 75.00 60.00
Totals $ 19,585.00 $ 9,032.98

The increased budget proposal is due to the following:

  1. August presentation; speaker fees, travel, books, refreshments to cover 250 participants vs. our typical 70-110 participants. The estimated cost for this presentation is $11,350.
  2. At the board meeting on January 27/28, 2005, it was decided that we would pursue charging a small fee for the August event. This fee would cover the speaker fee and books.
    • Dennis Jones will approach DOP about this.  Last year, DOP volunteered to partner with the IPMA and to manage the registration and fee process.

Other:

Projector Proposal – The IPMA PD chairs proposed purchasing a new projector to be used for Professional Development seminars as well as for the Forum and any other IPMA event where a projector is needed.

We currently use a projector from Saint Martin's and pay a fee of $20 per event. Their projector is currently a seven-year old Sanyo and it is no longer clear and crisp.  It is very difficult to display the image clearly and typically looks fuzzy.  It will not align properly on the screen and the image always looks angled.  Capitol Communications has a variety of models and brands.

Issues:

  • Making sure that it is available is a concern.
  • The board would need to determine requirements prior to purchasing product.
  • Estimated cost range is:  $2,500 - 6,200

At the board meeting on January 27/28, 2005, the board agreed to the purchase of a projector. Jim Anderson was assigned the task of gathering the requirements from IPMA board members and to propose a model to cost not to exceed $3,500.

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Financial Reports

IPMA Account Balances

(Includes unrealized gains)
As of 12/31/2004
Account Balance
ASSETS
Cash and Bank Accounts:
Merrill Lynch Money Market 42,362.19
Investments:
Merrill Lynch Investment Portfolio 113,374.73
TOTAL ASSETS 155,736.92
LIABILITIES 0.00
OVERALL TOTAL $155,736.92

Summary Statement of Income and Expenses

01/01/2004 through 12/31/2004
INCOME
Executive Seminar $ 66,760.00
Forum 106,325.00
Miscellaneous Income 10,264.75
TOTAL INCOME* 183,349.75
EXPENSES
Administration 30,304.45
Communications 1,490.22
Executive Seminar 49,525.40
Forum 64,561.86
Professional Development 9,032.98
TOTAL EXPENSES 154,914.91
TOTAL INCOME - EXPENSES 28,434.84

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IPMA Membership Roster

Name Organization
James Albert AGO
Tina Alexander SPSCC
Wayne Allenton Ecology
Steve (Nick) Althauser DSHS
Jim Andersen Retired
Julie Andersen DOR
John Anderson DIS
Pete Anthony WSDOT
Brad Babayan VA
Vic Bagnall Corrections
Kerry Barbour DSHS-ISSD
Steve Barrett DSHS-ESA
Derek Basham WSDOT
Marsha Bayness ESD
Bonnie Beatty DIS
Mitch Benson Other
Steven Bilhimer DOR
Doug Bischoff State Legislature
Christina Blue SIB
Jim Blum OFM
Thomas Boatright CTED
Marlene Boisvert WSP
Gary Bortel WSL
Rose Bossio DRS
Steve Bowker SPSCC-CCL
Jacqui Boydston DSHS-ESA
Mary Ellen Bradley Ecology
Linda Bremer LCB
Robert Brewer WSDOT
John Bright DNR
Jon Brock Cascade Center for Public Service (UW)
Gordon Brooks Ecology
Art Brown Retired
Dan Buckley Gambling
Mike Buechel DSHS-MAA
Nola Burgess DOH
Thomas Bynum ESD
Lance Calisch DIS
Ken Camp DIS
Ron Carignan OFM
Bryce Carlen DIS
Laura Caughlin DSHS-MAA
Don Chase DNR
Nancy Chau DSHS-ISSD
Ray Cheng Dept of Printing
Steve Chiechi DIS
Amos Chong DOR
Denise Christensen DSHS-ISSD
Hrishikesh Churi WSDOT
Mike Clark OFM
Paul Clemens DIS
John Coate L&I
Phil Coates Retired
Jeanette Cohen DSHS-ISSD
Daniel Cole OFM
Lynn Cole OFM
Michelle Coleman DSHS-MSA
Barbara Collier L&I
Lourdes Collins DIS
Sarah Collins
Colin Corbin DOR
Kathy Costsello GA
Cliff Cotey Retired
Sunny Cotey Retired
Mary Craig Services for Blind
Eddie Crespo Ecology
Jim Culp WSDOT
Mike Curtright DIS
Bob Darling DOH
Carol Daugherty DOP
Diane de Leon DSHS-MSA
Ken Dean Ecology
Michael Dean Corrections
David Denny DSHS-ESA
Robert Deshaye DIS
Stephen Desselle DOR
Veronica Diseth WSDOT
David Dobson DOP
Virginia Duval WA State Administrative Office of the Courts
Bob Edwards Center for Information Services
Donna Edwards WSDOT
Darrel Eidson WSP
Paul Erickson DSHS-ESA
Brian Everson WSP
Daniel Fannin Retired
Ron Fekete CIS Shared Client Services
Constance Felt GA
John Flanagan II DIS
Amy Fortier DIS
Mark Fortier OFM
John Foulkes DOL
Richard Frady Lottery
Michael Frost DSHS-ISSD
Merrilyn Gardner DIS
Dawn Geers Other
Alex Gheorghiu L&I
William Glasby Other
Mark Glenn DSHS-MSA
Bruce Gorsky OFM
Carol Gravatt DNR
Kristopher Green DOH
Karen Greene DSHS-JRA
Scott Gregory DOR
Mary Lou Griffith DIS
Phil Grigg GA
James Gunn DRS
John Haley ESD
Sheryl Hall DRS
Ron Halloway DOH
Chip Halsey OFM
James Hammond DOH
Brian Hardy DSHS-HRSA
Bill Harris L&I
John Haskett DSHS-DDD
Sadie Hawkins OFM
Tony Hayner WSDOT
Glenn Hay-Roe AGO
Marie Heins ESD
Ed Heiser Public Employment Relations Comm.
Kelly Hernandez DIS
Kim Hewitt DSHS-MSA
Andy Hill AGO
Robert Hinsch WA State Workforce Training Board
Jeffrey Holm DIS
Brad Hubbard DSHS-AASA
Wendy Huff DSHS
Jason Huggett Gambling
Stephen Hull Other
Leroy Hurt DIS
Carol Isley L&I
Allen Jakobitz Military Dept.
Michael C. Jessup, M.S.
Barbara Johnson DOC
Ben Johnson SPI
Debra Johnson TESC
John Johnson WSDOT
Mark Johnson Centralia College - T&CS
Dennis Jones OFM
Lori Jones OFM
Jackie Jones-Hook WSDOT
Keith Kawamura GA
Kathleen Kaynor Ecology
Tom Keenan DSHS-HRSA
Michael Kell DNR
Marla Kentfield OST
Michael Kibler WSU
David Koch DIS
Darlene Kosoff DIS
Andy Kramer DSHS-MSA
Michael Kretzler UTC
Dennis Laine Retired
Kelly Ann Landers DSHS-CA
Dotti Lane DOP
Susan Langen DSHS-ISSD
William Lanouette L&I
James Lee State Investment Board
Shirley Lee AGO
Dan Lehuta DSHS-MAA
Janis Leigh DOH
Oliver P. Leonard ESD
Scott Letourneau Other
Paul Longwell WSL
Penny Longwell DOL
John Lowdon Center for Information Services
Gary Maciejewski "Mace" Agriculture
Dale Madera WSDOT
Linda Mae TESC
Rebecca Magnoni DSHS-CA
Peter Mann ESD
Andy Marcelia DIS
James Marsh DIS
Shannon Marshall DSHS
Samuel Martin DIS
Jeff Matheney DSHS-DDD
Julius May DSHS-ESA
Sharie McCafferty State Printer
Michael McVicker DIS
Tom Means Gambling
Sherman Meeds ESD
Greg Mennegar Other
Kay Metsker DIS
Connie Michener DIS
Michael Miller WSDOT
Ken Mizuyabu DSHS-AASA
Bob Monn Ecology
Don Morris OFM
John Murdoch .
Fran Muskopf DOH
Richard Naughton DOH
Steven Nelson DIS
Ted Nelson The RFP Guy
Renia Neuhauser DSHS
Mark Newcomb Ecology
Hien Nguyen DSHS
Johanna Noedel WSP
Andrew Nord DSHS-ESA
Terri Norris Lottery
Sharon Novak OFM
Bill O'Brien WSDOT
Ariyo Oyetuga ESD
Clark Palmer WSP
Elizabeth Palmer Corrections
Melanie Palmer AGO
Tom Parma DIS
Dan Parsons WSP
Lonnie Paul DSHS-ESA-DMOS
Jeff Paulsen DSHS-AASA
Peggy Peeples WSL
Sari Pel ESD
Nick Pender OFM
Emanuel Perera DOH
R. Kathy Pickens-Rucker Corrections
Kim Pierson Ecology
Andrea Powell AGO
John Priddy DSHS-HRSA
Denise Prows DRS
Dale Putnam Corrections
Carmen Rahm CWU
Richard F Rempfer WSDOT
Brian Richardson GA
Curtis Richardson DOC
David Rider Military Dept.
Amy Ridgeway HCA
Christy Ridout DSHS-ISSD
Darrel Riffe DIS
Rebecca Riley DIS
Ron Robbins Lottery
Ian Roberts DSHS-ISSD
Gary Robinson OFM
Gregory Rosado AGO
Kathy Rosmond OFM
Terry Rudeen Lottery
Vicki Rummig OFM
Jason Rundle Arts Commission
Cinda Sackrison ESD
Tom Salzer Washington State Conservation Commission
Bruce Santy L&I
Denise Satterlund DSHS-MSA
Lauren Schebor DSHS-CA
Ginny G. Schenck L&I
Cliff Schiller L&I
Allen Schmidt OFM
Wolf Schwarzkopf DSHS-MAA
Mike Seale L&I
Bob Sehlke DSHS-HRSA
Karl Seitz Lottery
Doug Selix OFM
Bruce Selleg DOL
Ron Seymour DFI
Jeff Sharp OST
Steven Shippee L&I
Cynthia Shoemaker Services for Blind
Brian Slater GA
David G. Smith Corrections
Jane Smith Ecology
Luther Smith DSHS
Scott Smith DIS
Susie Smith SAO
Thelma Smith WSDOT
Anne Soiza L&I
John Specht DIS
Robin Spisak OFM
Greg Squires
Debbie Stewart Ecology
Clyde Strickland DOP
Wade Stringer Corrections
Linda Talen Ecology
Peter Tamayo DSHS-CA
Doug Tanabe Retired
Glen Tapanila DIS
Barbara Taylor L&I
Shelagh Taylor L&I
Bill Teed Office of the Secretary of State
Betty Tenney DIS
Jay Thomas South Puget Sound Community College
Roland Tollefson CWU
Casey Tran ESD
Nam-Tran Tran DSHS-CA
Kimi Tuxford Corrections
James Vane DIS
Tony Varela DIS
Chris Virnig Retired
Eric A. Vonderscheer L&I
Bob Walk DIS
Charlotte Wang DOP
Deborah West Other
Bill Wildprett CTED
Debra Wilhelmi IAC
Lesa Williams OST
Valerie Williams DIS
Phil Wilson DSHS-ISSD
Shaun Wilson OFM
Gerard Wirz UW
Debbie Young DOR
Ed Young Ecology
Gary Young L&I
Gretchen Zatarain BIIA
Michael Zimmerman CTED

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IPMA Corporate Sponsors

IPMA thanks the following Corporate Sponsors for their support:

AT&T AT&T Government Solutions serves State Government customers through a broad range of technical and professional services. In addition to an extensive array of voice and data transport services, AT&T Government Solutions includes a portfolio of highly integrated network solutions w/ strategic planning and assessment, architecture and design, development and deployment, and fully managed services. AT&T 's planning, building and managing superior network-based solutions will connect organizations, people and systems. Contact Gerald Marolda for more info.
CISCO Cisco provides connectivity tools for the smallest home network to the networks that make up the Internet. Contact Greg Semler for more info.
Dell Contact Kevin Flick for more info.
Contact Scott Walker for more info.
HP Contact Bill Ross for more info.
IBM IBM is the world's largest information technology company as well as the world's largest business and technology services consultancy; the world's largest hardware company and I/T rental and financing company. At IBM, we strive to lead in the creation, development and manufacture of the industry's most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, networking systems, storage devices and microelectronics. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions and services business worldwide. Contact Mike Andritch for more info.
Logical Networks Logical Networks, Inc. is a full service, Microsoft Certified Partner, IT consulting firm with a solid track record of providing innovative, customized e-business solutions to government agencies and northwest businesses since 1986. With our professional staff of highly skilled consultants, including experienced system architects, developers, project managers and technical communicators, we are able to offer our clients a comprehensive and highly effective resource team for any IT project. Contact Tom.Wilkinson for more info.
Microsoft Software Development Company. Contact Al Cabraloff for more info.
Milestone Technology Milestone Technology, Inc. is at the forefront of knowledge and expertise in business and technology solutions development. Milestone brings its clients into the future by helping them transform their business practices through cutting-edge technology solutions. Contact Don Cotey or Jacques Michel (360-786-9173) for more info
Netdesk Netdesk is the Northwest's #1 leader in Microsoft technology training. We focus exclusively on enterprise skills for Microsoft technology professionals with training classes for engineers and programmers in Seattle and Olympia on Windows 2000/XP, SQL, Exchange, Visual Basic, C#, XML, .NET, and more. Netdesk delivers the highest customer satisfaction in the Northwest with innovative programs like our 30 Day Schedule Lock, Employer Guarantee, and our exclusive 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. Why do the most experienced Northwest companies trust Netdesk for their Microsoft enterprise skills? Find out more at www.netdesk.com. Contact Kate Chan for more info.
Network Appliance Network Appliance delivers total data management and information distribution solutions that enable businesses to simplify, share, and scale their storage networking and content delivery infrastructure and helping them solve business problems. Contact Dan Benoit (425-467-4724) for more info.
Novell, Inc. (Nasdaq: NOVL) is the leading provider of information solutions delivering secure identity management (Novell Nsure), Web application development (Novell exteNd) and network infrastructure services on a variety of computing platforms (Novell Nterprise), supported by strategic consulting and services (Novell Ngage). Novell's one Net vision helps customers profit from the opportunities of the information economy by eliminating boundaries to information, delivering it securely and economically. For more information, call Novell's Customer Response Center at 888-321-4CRC (4272) or contact the local resource, Darrell Sutherland at 425-452-6604.
Contact Judi Albright for more info.
Paladin Data Paladin Data Systems Corporation is a leading Oracle Integrator and Oracle Software Reseller in Washington state. Paladin Consulting specializes in the custom development of large, enterprise-level applications for both brick and mortar businesses and cutting-edge shops. Through its exclusive Database Administration on Demand service agreements, Paladin manages its customer's databases. It also installs, configures and tunes Oracle's flagship database products. From its Microsoft Certified Technical Education Center and authorized VUE and Sylvan Prometric Testing Facility in Poulsbo, WA, Paladin TEC offers a full range of training in Microsoft Certification, Microsoft Office, Oracle, Cisco and CompTIA/Network+ products. Paladin Support Center builds efficient networks for greater business productivity. From network design and installation to on-going maintenance or disaster recovery planning, Paladin is your one-stop solution for every facet of your company's technology needs. Contact Shannon Childs (360-394-5937) for more info.
Qwest Contact Rick Hendrickson for more info.
Rhodes Consulting Services, Inc. is a small nation-wide consulting company that specializes in protecting our customers through the services of project management and project planning. A customized version of MS Project is used extensively for the project planning services. During the delivery of project planning and project management services, Rhodes Consulting frequently assists with implementing project management processes including issue management, risk management, change control, and quality assurance. Rhodes Consulting has significant experience providing these services for state and local governments including the states of Washington, Texas, and California. Projects supported range from large I/T development projects such as ACES, smaller non I/T projects such as the Special Commitment Center, and systems in Texas and Washington during the maintenance/enhancement phase. Contact John Rhodes for more info.
Right! Systems, Inc. Contact Sean Padget (360-956-0414) for more info.
Sierra Systems As one of North America?s leading management consulting and systems integration firms, we have earned long?term relationships with many of the most respected private and public sector organizations. From our 14 locations in key markets throughout North America, our clients value us for our seamless integration of business knowledge, technical expertise and 36 years of real world experience. Sierra Systems focuses on successful, practical "best of breed" solutions for government, financial services, healthcare, justice, telecommunications and utilities. Contact Glenn Briskin for more info.
Software AG Software AG offers a full suite of e-business integration and enterprise systems software that extend and support billions of mission-critical transactions daily for some of the world's largest organizations. Software AG's products and services leverage existing IT investments by connecting customers' legacy and packaged applications with the newest e-business processes and applications thereby enabling customers to access their information from the heart of the enterprise to the desktop. Contact Dan Webster for more info.
Storagetek The Storage Experts who deliver easy to use, industry-leading, innovative storage solutions to manage and protect business critical information. Contact Eric Olson (Phone: 425-709-3406) for more info.
UNISYS Services driven.....Technology Enabled. Unisys is a worldwide information technology services and solutions company. With precision thinking and relentless execution, our people drive our clients' business visions forward. We help clients in more than 100 countries quickly and efficiently achieve competitive advantage. We combine expertise in Systems integration, Outsourcing, Infrastructure, Server technology and Consulting. We serve six primary vertical markets worldwide: Financial services, Public Sector, Communications, Transportation, Commercial and Media. Unisys: Imagine It. Done! Contact Brian Ridderbush for more info.
Verizon Verizon is one of the world's leading providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon companies are the largest providers of wireline and wireless voice and communications services in the United States, and leading providers of data services. Verizon also is the world's largest provider of print and on-line directory information. Verizon has wireline and wireless operations in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and its global presence - including its directory businesses and FLAG, the world's longest undersea fiber-optic cable - extends to 40 countries. Contact Bob Killops (360-705-9120) for more info.
Xerox Xerox is a global company dedicated to providing solutions that simplify your work and make you more productive. Xerox offers products and services that can help your Department/Agency improve its business processes, lower costs, increase clock speed and share crucial knowledge. These products and services make it easy for you to turn paper information into digital information, and vice-versa; to view, organize and share information in the form of digital documents; to send documents on networks throughout the office or around the world; and to print, publish, and copy them onto paper. Contact Eric Ecklund for more info.
Xiotech XIOtech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seagate Technologies. XIOtech designs, manufactures and markets the most manageable application-driven storage solutions in the world. The XIOtech MAGNITUDE's software-based architecture provides terabytes of high-performance, centralized storage that can be accessed continuously by several heterogeneous servers. These servers can be running UNIX, Windows NT, Windows 2000, NETWARE or LINUX. The MAGNITUDE is a Storage Area Network (SAN) in a Box and with XIOtech's exclusive REDI software family, is the only storage subsystem to offer true disk virtualization and a true zero backup window. Contact Jim Grua for more info.

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