2015 Annual Conference

Agenda
11:00 – 11:15 – Welcome
Gary Trauner Board Chair, Charture Institute

11:15 – 11:45 – Jackson Hole’s Future: A Question of Balance
Jonathan Schechter Executive Director, Charture Institute

11:45 – 12:00 – Jackson Hole’s Future: Planning Department Perspective
Alex Norton Long-Range Planner, Jackson/Teton County Planning Department

12:00 – 12:30 – Lunch

12:30 – 1:30 – Jackson Hole’s Future: Community Perspectives

  • Local Government – Ben Ellis
  • Traditional Economy – Jeff Golightly
  • Emerging Economy – Megan Beck
  • Philanthropy and Non-Profits – Katharine Conover
  • Social Services – Lety Liera
  • Recreation – Aaron Pruzan
  • Environment – Doug Wachob
  • Arts – Nona Yehia
  • Education – Pam Shea
  • Outside Our Bubble – Kathy Rinalid
  • Spiritual Life – Ken Asel

1:30 – 2:30 – Jackson Hole’s Future: Speakers’ Perspectives + Q&A
2:30 – 3:00 – Break
3:00 – 4:15 – Breakout groups
4:15 – 5:00 – Reports out
5:00 – 6:30 – Social Hour (and a half)

Speakers
Gary Trauner – Board Chair, Charture Institute
Jonathan Schechter – Executive Director, Charture Institute
Alex Norton – Long-Range Planner, Jackson/Teton County Planning Department
Ben Ellis – Former Commissioner, Teton County WY
Jeff Golightly – President/CEO Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce
Megan Beck – Co-Founder, Spark Jackson Hole
Katharine Conover – President, Community Foundation of Jackson Hole
Lety Liera – Head Start Director, Children’s Learning Center
Aaron Pruzan – Owner, Rendezvous River Sports
Doug Wachob – Associate Executive Director, Teton Science Schools
Nona Yehia – Board member, Center for the Arts
Pam Shea – Superintendent, Teton County WY School District
Kathy Rinalid – Former Commissioner. Teton County ID
Ken Asel – Rector. St. John’s Episcopal Church

Note: No videos were made of the 2015 conference.  Click here to see the videos from 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2016.