ASAP Community Forum
- To connect with and gain insights from other rural and urban communities across the Western U.S. on how they implemented ASAP outcomes within their communities.
- To provide input on ways to enhance ASAP
- To discuss how communities are assessing and responding to change in the 21st century
Outcomes and Next Steps
How will the Western Rural Development Center and the ASAP Team utilize the information to advance ASAP to further support communities?:
WRDC - Incorporate community feedback into ASAP 2.0 Model to be released in late 2022
WRDC - Secure funding for communities for ongoing implementations
WRDC - Consider new strategies/programs for assisting local ASAP implementation efforts (such as additional features, services, etc.)
WRDC and Forum Attendees - Connect with and build strategic partnerships with other community and economic development entities across the region
How to Participate
Registration in advance is required. There is no fee to attend.
To register, follow this link: https://usuedu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcvcu2rqjMuHNLmzVXSfswB2heipKbBm1qr
Complete and submit the registration form
If your registration was successfully submitted, you will receive an email confirmation and it will include instructions for joining the forum.
The forum will be recorded and the recording will be made available on this page of the Western Rural Development Center's website.
ASAP Community Forum Agenda
Welcome and Introductions
Community Partner Presentations and Facilitated Q&A
Madison County, Idaho
Bradley Petersen, Madison County Administrator: Planning, Economic Development, and Floodplain
Juab County, Utah
Brent Boswell, Economic Development Director, Juab County
Carbon and Emery Counties, Utah
Geri Gamber, Executive Director, Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments
Jade Powell, Deputy Director, Southeastern Utah Association of Local Governments
Cibola County, New Mexico
Eileen Yarborough, Executive Director, Cibola Communities Economic Development Foundation
Michael Patrick, Community Resource and Economic Development Specialist, Cooperative Extension Service, New Mexico State University
Closing Comments and Wrap-up