CPE Sideline

Announcements

December

Holidays and Events

Angel Tree, donations accepted until December 17

6: Governor's Open House 2-4 pm

18: Holiday Luncheon and Service Awards

21: Early December 30th payroll distribution

24-25: Christmas Holiday

31-1: New Years Holiday


Birthdays

2 Rebecca Bowman: Manages agency hr functions; lives in Frankfort with Bill, Jack (9) and Skylar (4); 2012 proudest individual accomplishment was running 2 5k races with son Jack


16 Melissa Bell

24 Martha Evilsizor

27 Bob King

27 Randy Overton

Personnel Notes:

Melissa Brownson joined KYAE as their Senior Associate for Communication and Outreach.


Sherron Jackson announced his retirement December 31, 2012. He'll be back part time in 2013.


John Hayek separated employment November 30, 2012, moving on to the Texas Higher Education system.



What's happening outside the office?

Are your meetings productive?

If you ever wondered what you were doing for the last hour or so while in a meeting, then the next 5 steps may help you or someone that is facilitating your meetings.


1. Purpose - Define the purpose of the meeting through a prepared agenda.


2. Participants - Decide who are the people that are absolutely necessary to attend.


3. Date/Time - Set your date and time around the most important participants in order for decisions and/or actions items to be assigned.


4. Prepare - Send and read material ahead of time and leave the meeting time for discussion, decisions, and setting next actions/meeting needs.


5. Follow up - Send follow up to the meeting participants with the decisions made, outstanding items, and actions assigned. Be sure to have a name associated with any actions.