December 10, 2010 **Strategic Planning Session**
COMMISSION RETREAT AGENDA REVISED
Friday, December 10, 2010
9:00 AM – 2 PM Public Meeting
2:30 PM – 4 PM Closed Session
Duane Morris LLP
One Market Plaza, Spear Tower, Suite 2200
San Francisco, CA 94105-1127
President Kay Gulbengay Vice President Julie Soo
Commissioner Katherine Munter Commissioner Dorka Keehn
Commissioner Carolene Marks Commissioner Andrea Shorter
Commissioner Rebecca Prowda
** Public comment will be taken throughout the meeting. **
** Breakfast ** 8:30 - 9:00 am
I. Welcome 9:00 – 9:05 am
Opening remarks by President Gulbengay.
II. Approval of Agenda 9:05 – 9:10 am
Action: To approve the meeting agenda.
III. Update from the Friends of the Commission on the Status of Women 9:10 – 9:25 am
A. International Women’s Day
Action: To co-sponsor the March 8, 2011 event.
IV. Approval of Minutes 9:25 – 9:30 am
Explanatory document – Draft Minutes from November 17, 2010.
Action: To approve draft minutes from November 17, 2010.
V. Executive Director's Report 9:30 – 9:40
Explanatory document: The Executive Director’s Report discusses the work of the Department based on the Commission’s Strategic Plan which reflects the principles of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW).
VI. Approval of the 2011 COSW Meeting Schedule 9:40 – 9:45 am
The Commission will review the 2010 meeting dates.
Action: To approve 2010 COSW Meeting Schedule
VII. Review of Goals for the Day 9:45 – 9:50 am
VIII. Session I: Review of Strategic Plan 9:50 – 10:30 am
Presentation by staff on Women’s Human Rights
A. GOAL: Create gender equality in the City and
B. GOAL: Create gender equality in
C. GOAL: Promote women’s leadership opportunities in
**BREAK** 10:30 - 10:40 am
Continued: Session I: Review of Strategic Plan 10:40 – 11:40 am
D. GOAL: Create a comprehensive safety net for women survivors of violence through the administration of the Violence Against Women Prevention and Intervention (VAW) Grants Program.
E. GOAL: Create a seamless criminal justice response to domestic violence.
F. GOAL: Coordinate community-based and City-wide family violence prevention and intervention efforts in
G. GOAL: End the trafficking of women into
H. GOAL: Carry out all essential internal operations necessary to ensure smooth operation of the Department and Commission.
I. GOAL: Provide high quality customer service to individual constituents, community and government agencies, and all others accessing Department services.
IX. Session II: Review of Strategic Department Resources Plan 11:40 – 12 Noon
Presentation by Executive Director on Budget & Administration
** WORKING LUNCH** 12 Noon – 12:15
X. Session III: Commission Leadership on Issues/Assignments 12:15 – 1:00 pm
XI. PUBLIC COMMENT 1:00 – 1:15 pm
This item is to allow members of the public to comment generally on matters within the Commission’s purview as well as to suggest new agenda items for Commission’s future consideration.
XII. CLOSED SESSION 1:30 – 3:00 pm
1. Public comment on all matters pertaining to the Closed Session.
2. Closed Session pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b) and San Francisco Administrative Code Section 67.10(b):
PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION: Executive Director, Emily Murase.
3. Open Session
Action: Motion and vote to elect whether to publicly disclose any or all of the information discussed in the closed session under
XIII. Closing Remarks/Evaluation 3:00 – 3:15 pm
Action: Adjourn Meeting
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