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Role of the Chiefs Executive Assistant Advanced Course 2018
The Cliffs Resort
2757 Shell Beach Road
Pismo Beach, CA 93449
(8050 773-5000

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 8:00 AM to Thursday, February 22, 2018, 5:00 PM PST
Category: Events


This class is currently full.  If you would like to join the waiting list, please contact Shannon Mahoney at [email protected]

Have you attended the Role of the Chief Executive Assistant's course and are interested in more in-depth knowledge? You asked, we've answered! Join us for another great course led by Retired Chief Deb Linden and Executive Assistant Melanie Randel. 

Topics covered in this course will include: 

  • Energy Management
  • Productivity and Time Management
  • Effective Verbal Communication
  • Advanced Tips & Tricks for Microsoft WORD & Excel
  • Understanding Elected Officials
  • Effective Written Communication


This two-day course will be presented in a blended, group dynamic, lecture format. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions from field experts and to interact and build relationships with their peers. This course is designed for those who have already attended the Partnering for Success: Role of the Chief's Executive Assistant. Based on survey feedback and the success of the initial course, attendees will get a deep-dive into various topics, some covered in the first course and some new. The course will once again be led by Retired Chief Deb Linden and Executive Assistant Melanie Randel and include software instruction by Derek Crawford. 


Attendance is limited to 40 attendees


Your Instructors

Retired Chief Deb Linden of San Luis Obispo PD and current Executive Assistant, Melanie Randel of the City of Citrus Heights are the core instructors of the course and are teaming up to bring you information based on their years of experience and up-to-date information from the law enforcement industry.

Other presenters include Derek Crawford of Software Solutions Team on electronic communication.

Class Location & Hotel Information

February 21-22, 2017

The Cliffs Resort
2757 Shell Beach Rd
Pismo Beach, CA

Room Rate: $90/night, non-ocean view

$119/night, ocean view

Cut off date: 1/30/18

Parking: $25/day

Call (805) 773-5000 and mention CA Police Chiefs Association


Course Hours:

Day 1: Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Day 1-2: Class from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Breakfast is provided in your hotel room rate. Lunch will be provided on Day 1.

Course Cost: $525