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File #: 19-1309    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/2/2020 Departments: HUMAN RESOURCES
On agenda: 1/28/2020 Final action: 1/28/2020
Title: Adopt a resolution accepting donations for the County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference prior to the event date and authorizing the Human Resources Director or Director's designee to accept additional donations and execute sponsorship agreements for the event.
Attachments: 1. 20200128_r_Accepting Donations for Womens Leadership Conference.pdf, 2. 20200128_att_Accepting Donations for Womens Leadership Conference.docx.pdf
Special Notice / Hearing: None__
Vote Required: Majority

To: Honorable Board of Supervisors
From: Rocio Kiryczun, Human Resources Director
Subject: Donations, Volunteers, and Participants in County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference

RECOMMENDATION:
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Adopt a resolution accepting donations for the County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference prior to the event date and authorizing the Human Resources Director or Director's designee to accept additional donations and execute sponsorship agreements for the event.

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BACKGROUND:
The County of San Mateo Women's Leadership Conference (WLC), RISE 2020, is being held in support of the County's commitment to improve the quality of life for women of all ages through education and community-building. The Commission on the Status of Women, Supervisor Groom's Office and the Human Resources Department are coming together to create an event to promote networking, leadership development and community engagement.

This Women's Leadership Conference is taking place on March 7, 2020 at Skyline College in San Bruno. Over 250 individuals are expected to participate. The event includes concurrent professional/leadership development sessions, two keynote talks, resource tables, and the Women's Hall of Fame to recognize the achievements of amazing women in San Mateo County.

DISCUSSION:
Various donors are generously providing financial support and other contributions to offset event costs, and to provide participants with a positive and encouraging environment. In addition, commission members are volunteering their time to make the event a success.

Event donations include a $20,000 monetary sponsorship from Gilead Sciences. Other Sponsors include Peninsula Health Care District with $5,000; Kaiser Permanente with $1,500; Accenture with $1,000; and San Mateo Credit Union with $500.

In kind donations include Skyline College who is donating the venue; Pathwater who is donating aluminum water bottl...

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