Vanir PMCM Virtual Conference | Owners’ Panel

The following Owners’ Panel discussion took place during Vanir’s PMCM Virtual Conference, held October 1-3, 2020. The panel, which included clients from the healthcare, education, state government and transportation sectors, was moderated by Vanir’s own Leslie Barrett, Vice President and Southern California Area Manager.

Topics Covered:

  • Pre-COVID planning models and how prepared each organization was for an emergency event
  • Organizational change management and building resilience during the pandemic
  • Sustaining client, student and patient support while working from home
  • Lessons learned while managing people in a remote work environment
  • Technology adoption and training
  • Employee, client, student and patient health and safety
  • Current and post-pandemic needs and how Vanir can help
  • Planning for future disasters, emergencies and pandemics


  • Dr. Michael White, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Valleywise Health
  • Morris Aldridge, Executive Director of Planning and Construction, Tacoma Public Schools
  • Michael Meredith, Capital Outlay Program Manager, California Department of General Services
  • Jeanet Owens, Senior Executive Officer, Los Angeles Metro