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Virtual Regis PMI South Roundtable June 2020


Topic:  How the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) Implemented Change Management Practices to Respond, Embrace And Adopt To Change

Synopsis. CDOT’s ability to respond to its customers and to positively impact Colorado’s economy relies heavily on its employees responding quickly to change as it relates to their work.  By addressing the people side of change, CDOT equips and empowers our internal customers so that everyone is successful with change.  Attendees will learn how CDOT staff use change management practices to become agents of change.  Attendees will learn about the processes and tools to better incorporate the people-side of change into everyday business improvement project management initiatives.

About the Speakers: 


Gary Vansuch, Director of Process Improvement for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT).

Gary Vansuch is Director of Process Improvement for the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT). He directs efforts to improve the organization's operations, focused on making government more effective, efficient and elegant. He has over 30 years of business improvement and change leadership experience in the energy, financial services, research and government services sectors. Gary is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt and a Certified Change Management Practitioner. Additionally, Gary served 6 years with the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award program, including 4 years as a Senior Examiner and as a member of the national Case Study Development Team. He has also been a Judge for the International Team Excellence Awards, and a Judge for the RIT / USA Quality Cup competition for improvement teams.

CDOT's process improvement initiative has received national recognition, including designation as a "Bright Idea in Government" from the Innovations in American Government Awards program, which is administered by the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University; and, as a winner of the 2017 North American Employee Engagement Award.

Michelle Malloy, Senior Program Manager - Strategy & Change Management Services

Michelle Malloy wears many hats at the Colorado Department of Transportation. Michelle is the Senior Program Manager for Strategy & Change Management Services, a Lean Leader, the Statewide Lead for CDOT’s Change Agent Network and she spends a great deal of time working on internal Strategy. Michelle facilitates multiple projects and teams throughout the organization in an effort to save lives and make people’s lives better. Michelle comes from a diverse background with an undergraduate degree in Education from UNM and an MBA from the Hassan School of Business at CSU-P.

Michelle has worked at CDOT for nearly 10 years and has had the unique opportunity to work in a wide variety of business areas, departments, groups and teams and with many exceptional people throughout the state and beyond. Michelle's overall objective is to be the best steward leader possible, ensuring that everyone and everything left in her care is nurtured and developed to provide the best value and service to the citizens of the state of Colorado today and into the future.

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Type of activity: Webinar

Date: June 17th, 2020

Hour: 12:00PM to 1:30PM

Number of PDUs: 1.5


Members: Free

Non members: Free

Students: Free