Thursday, March 8, 2012
Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown to Speak at the CSSA's Owners Symposium
The California Self Storage Association (CSSA) has announced that former San Francisco Mayor Willie Lewis Brown Jr. will be a key speaker at the 6th Annual Northern California Owners Symposium on Tuesday, April 17, 2012. Brown will speak about the California government and its fiscal challenges at the event which is expected to draw nearly 200 attendees.
Brown served as a two-term Mayor of San Francisco from 1996 to 2004. He was also a legendary Speaker of the California State Assembly from 1980 to 1995 and is widely regarded as the most influential African-American politician of the late twentieth century.He has been at the center of California politics, government, and civic life for four decades, and heads the Willie L. Brown, Jr., Institute on Politics and Public Service, where this acknowledged master of the art of politics shares his knowledge and skills with a new generation of California leaders.
The event will be held at The Lesher Regional Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, California. Other speakers at this year's event includes Spencer Kirk, CEO of Extra Space Storage (www.extraspace.com), KC Conway, MAI, CRE, executive managing director of real estate analytics at Colliers Valuation, and employment law specialist Lisa Barnett Sween, a partner at Lewis, Beisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP (www.lbbslaw.com).
"We are proud to have The Honorable Willie Brown as one of our speakers at the 6th Annual Northern California Owners Symposium,” says California Self Storage Association Executive Director Erin King. "We look forward to hosting this full-day event that will feature compelling ‘need to know' sessions by noted industry experts who will focus on what every self-storage owner and operator needs to know to successfully navigate through the challenges of 2012.”
For more information about the 6th Annual Northern California Owners Symposium or to register for the event, please visit www.californiaselfstorage.org or contact the California Self Storage Association at (949) 783-4130.