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Apply "Community of Excellence" framework to Greater Rochester

Beam Project Type:     Project in Concept Phase

The leadership organizations in Rochester in 2013 were having conversations with Performance Excellence Network on how Rochester Could move forward with pilot (including an update on DMC and how this could support DMC and other Rochester initiatives, what other leaders/organizations should be involved, the status of fundraising, whether this group is willing to serve as an initial steering committee, etc.)

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Detailed Description

Complex environment requires a systems approach to make progress. COE was a notion of working with PEN to do a lean 6-sigma type of analysis on the community's collaboration resources.

 July 11 2013 Meeting

 Attendees include:

Ardell Brede, Mayor, City of Rochester, John Wade, President, Rochester Chamber, Stephen Lehmkuhle, Chancellor, UMR, Jay Hesley, Vice Chancellor, UMR, Gail O’Kaney, President, RCTC, Dave Weber, Chief of Strategic Operations, RCTC, Mike Munoz, Superintendent, Rochester Public Schools, Gary Smith, President, RAEDI, Lisa Clark, Division Chair Public Affairs (and administrator with DMC), Mayo Clinic, Dr. Peter Carryer, retired CEO of Mayo Clinic Health System (and chair of Performance Excellence Network board), Brian Lassiter, President, Performance Excellence Network, Jennifer Burmeister, Director SE Minnesota, Performance Excellence Network, Lowell Kruse, retired from Heartland Health (St. Joe, MO) and part of the “Communities of Excellence” steering committee, Joyce Allegrucci, retired Chief of Staff for Gov Sebelius (now Sec of HHS  Sebelius) part of the “Communities of Excellence” steering committee, Brad Kemp, Communities of Excellence

Our agenda (subject to change slightly) is:

  • Welcome, (Re)Introductions
  • Opening Remarks
  • Reset the Vision for Communities of Excellence 2026 (for those new to the conversation)
  • Discuss Progress to Date and General Time of COE2026
  • Discuss How Rochester Could Move Forward with Pilot (including an update on DMC and how this could support DMC and other Rochester initiatives, what other leaders/organizations should be involved, the status of fundraising, whether this group is willing to serve as an initial steering committee, etc.)
  • Wrap Up

Thank you all for your time and perspective; we look forward to a productive discussion.

Brian

Impacts

PlanScape

Level 1: Best Practice ; Business Process ; Governance/Public Policy ; Workforce Development

Level 2: Best Practice ; Networking ; Globalization

DMC: Learning Environment

Community Health:

Collaboration

Lead Organization: Performance Excellence Network

Confirmed Collaborators:

Potential Collaborators: ChangeX ; City of Rochester, MN ; Communities of Excellence 2026 ; County of Olmsted, MN ; DMC EDA ; Journey to Growth Partnership ; Performance Excellence Network (PEN Team)

Status Reports Related PlanScape Status on: Best Practice, Business Process, Governance/Public Policy, Workforce Development

November 26, 2016 TBD: Another reason we need to have a review of processes

Michael Wojcik renewed a call for planning process enhancement.

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September 10, 2016 openBEAM.net: Community of Excellence - LEAPing beyond Olmsted County staff operations

Good to learn that Olmsted County embraces LEAP  ... " which is being used right now at Mayo Clinic and IBM and many other business in this community". 

As the region's various initiatives roll out, is there a willingness and a recognition that the LEAP commitment and mindset should be extended from Olmsted County admin to other public, private and social agencies whose collective effort should be aligned to ensure continuous improvement to reduce frictions and improve productivity?

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September 19, 2018: Cradle to Career September Announcements - CAN recruitment and Julie Block Named ED

Cradle to Career is recruiting for Collaborative Action Network (CAN) conveners for Kindergarten Readiness and On-Time Graduation.

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September 18, 2018: Diversity Council newsmaker

A sample of Diversity Council community engagement activities.

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July 27, 2018: CNG Steering Committee info "Stop the Census Citizenship Question"

CNG Steering Committee helping LWV spread the word to "Take Action Now To Stop the Census Citizenship Question!"

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July 13, 2018: Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) Formal Alliance Proposal

Two webinars to formally kick off this work. A number of members of the Greater Rochester Non-Profit Partners (GRNPP) are proposing a formal alliance framework.

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July 11, 2018: Prosperity Initiative

2018-07-011

Minority Business Conference hosted by SBDC, Diversity Council and Prosperity Initiative

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Recruiting members to join Community Engagement Workgroup.

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June 22, 2018: Olmsted County Complete Count 2020 Presentation to CNG

Complete Count 2020 representatives conducted a community briefing at 2018-06-21 CNG meeting on the importance and logistics of Olmsted County social and public agencies build out a network of helpers to ensure a complete count in 2020.

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June 18, 2018: Olmsted County, MN Community Health Improvement

Volunteers are needed to help facilitate a Poverty Simulation on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.
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June 15, 2018: Mayor Brede signed ICI pledge

On Wednesday, June 13th, 2018 at 11:00 am, the Journey to Growth team, the City of Rochester and citizens of Rochester will gather in the City Hall Atrium for a special Signing Ceremony, designating Rochester as the first U.S. City to join the Council of Europe’s ICI (Intercultural Cities Initiative) program.

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May 24, 2018: Host Families for UMR Global Connections Community

  UMR is looking for Culture Host Families to build a Global Connections Community.

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May 17, 2018: Southeast Minnesota Workforce Development Board Strategic Planning Meeting

openBeam's information on structure and Southeast Minnesota Workforce Development Board Strategic Planning Meeting
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May 10, 2018: Community Health Collaboration Conversation: Public Health, the Y and Diversity Council

Al Lun, openBeam, facilitated a 2018-05-8 meeting with Josh May, the Y; Dee Sabol, Diversity Council and Meaghan Sheridan, Olmsted Public Health to introduce each organization's community health related activities.

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May 09, 2018: Rochester Area Volunteer Fair 2018

List of agencies participated in April 12, 2018 Community Volunteer Fair.

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May 08, 2018: CNG Steering Committee working on 2018 Compass Points

 CNG Steering Committee is working on the next version of Rochester/Olmsted County Compass report.

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