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Former Pawlenty Chief of Staff Bob Schroeder to speak at Humphrey School

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Former Tim Pawlenty Chief of Staff Bob Schroeder will be speaking at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School of Public Affairs Tuesday morning, in an event focusing on keys to successful governorships and what lies ahead for Mark Dayton's administration.

Schroeder became Governor Pawlenty's Chief of Staff in August of 2009 after the departure of Matt Kramer.

The event will begin at 8:30 a.m. at the Humphrey Forum and will be moderated by Larry Jacobs, Director of the Humphrey School's Center for the Study of Politics and Governance.

From the Center's website:

Organizing for Success: Lessons for the New Dayton Administration
Bob Schroeder, former Chief of Staff to Governor Tim Pawlenty

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011
8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Humphrey Forum, Humphrey School
301 19th Avenue South, Minneapolis

Successful governorships rely not just on giving good speeches and recruiting a fine Cabinet. They also critically depend on organizing the Governor's office and relations with the Cabinet, Legislature, public, and press. Bob Schroeder, who served former Governor Tim Pawlenty as his Chief of Staff, welcomes Governor Dayton's promising start. In his talk, Schroeder will use his unique understanding of Minnesota government to pinpoint key lessons in organizing for success, navigating challenges, or avoiding pitfalls for the Dayton administration in the months ahead. The event will be moderated by Professor Lawrence R. Jacobs.

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