What is the Working Genius assessment tool?
Learn more at CAPIO's September Leadership Summit!

A new management and leadership tool being talked about is the 6 Types of  “Working Genius” assessment. 

The 6 Types of Working Genius is a model that helps people discover their natural gifts and thrive in their work and life.  When people are able to better understand the types of work that bring them more energy and fulfillment and the work that leads to frustration and failure, they can be more self-aware, more productive, and more successful.


CAPIO 2023 Leadership Summit
September 25 & 26

CAPIO is excited to announce that registration is now open for our inaugural Leadership Summit taking place in Lake Forest September 25 & 26!

Join us for an insightful and engaging two days geared toward public sector communicators looking to further their leadership skills.  This summit is designed for both emerging leaders and seasoned professionals who desire to learn more about how to gain or keep a seat at the C-suite table, manage others and think strategically within their agency.  To view the agenda and learn more by visiting the website.


2023 Paul B. Clark Achievement Award Winner
Christine Brainerd, MPA, APR

Monterey, Calif., – Christine Brainerd, MPA, APR, was awarded the California Association of Public Information Officials (CAPIO) 2023 Paul B. Clark Achievement Award on May 3. Brainerd was honored for her commitment to leadership and mentorship within the communications field. 

“The only surprise to hearing that Christine was receiving this award was that she hadn’t received it already,” said CAPIO 2023-2024 President Lael Wageneck. “Her contributions to CAPIO and public communications are immeasurable. While the Paul B. Clark Award is essentially a lifetime achievement award, we look forward to many more years of Christine’s leadership and commitment to the profession.”