The following is an overview of a 13-month process for developing Puget Sound’s 10-year strategic plan.

September 2017
Launch process, establish planning structure, clarify expectations 

October-November 2017
Affirm mission, vision, values, strategic position, and advantages
Identify and describe three to five broad strategic goals 

January – March 2018
Identify milestone and metrics for marking progress on each goal
Prioritize a small set of initiatives for each goal – “proof of concept” 

April – May 2018
Present draft plan for review 

Summer 2018
President’s Cabinet to create recommendations for coordination, sequencing, and timing of initiatives 

October 2018
Final draft of 10-year strategic plan presented to Board of Trustees 

November 2018 – forward
Plan implementation