Within the August 2012 edition of the enews, we announced that Sophie Kijas, Business Improvement Facilitator at Warringah Council and Ellen Whittingstall, Executive Officer Privacy and Access to Information at Sutherland Shire Council had been selected to participate in the LGMA NSW 2012/2013 International Exchange Program.
Both Sophie and Ellen departed for California, on Friday, 25 January to the USA. As part of the International Exchange Program, they will be attending the League of California Cities - City Managers Department Meeting
, being held in San Francisco from the 30 January – 1 February.
In addition to their attendance at this major event, both Sophie and Ellen will have the experience of visiting other councils in addition to staying with hosts who work for councils within the California area.
Sophie has set up an online blog website to allow everyone to keep up-to-date on her trip abroad. Click here
to see what she has seen and done so far!