Supervisor Network is a community for supervisors, by supervisors. This is not a course or training program. Instead, it's a space for supervisors and managers to support and learn from each other. Supervisor Network is all about making connections, talking through challenges, and sharing experiences.

Next Gathering:

Supervisor Network: One-Year Anniversary & Network Recruitment Event

This event is for celebrating you – a City of Madison Supervisor, the One-Year Anniversary of the Supervisor Network, and to recruit folks to join this network. All supervisors are welcome!

Join us for Chrysalis Pops for the first hour, snacks, lawn games, and an opportunity to connect with other City Supervisors.

Event Info:

  • Date: Thursday, June 8, 2023
  • Time: 2:00 – 4:00 pm
  • Where: Brittingham Park Shelter
  • Address: 829 West Washington Ave, Madison, WI 53715
  • Parking: Parking in the Brittingham Parking lot is free, but if you plan to join the fun for more than 2 hours, reach out to to obtain a parking pass.

RSVP to the in-person gathering here. 


View and RSVP for our regular virtual Supervisor Network sessions here. 

What people are saying about Supervisor Network:

  • "I look forward to it and learning more about how people supervise throughout the City."
  • "What a great way to network with other agencies! I have seen some of these folks in other meetings, but don't know them very well so this was a great opportunity to get to know more City employees!"
  • "I appreciate the directed discussion and chance to informally chat - good balance."
  • "This is an incredibly valuable time for me."

Past Events

March 16, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

We did some speed networking and discussed bias embedded in professionalism standards. We also discussed how as supervisors, we can center belonging instead of conformity at work.
Agenda for 3/16/2023
Slide Deck for 3/16/2023

January 19, 2023 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

We continued November's discussion of internal communication.

Agenda for 1/19/2023 gathering
Slide Deck for 1/19/2023

November 17, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:00 PM

We did some speed networking and then started our discussion of internal communication. The group decided to continue on the same topic in January.

Agenda for 11/17 gathering
Scrumblr Instructions

September 15, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:30 PM

After some networking time, we discussed "change fatigue."
Discussion Guide

First Gathering - May 19, 2022

We had the first meeting of Supervisor Network on May 19. It was an interactive discussion of the goals, purpose, and future of this new group. At the end of the meeting, a short survey was completed to help inform the planning for the next gathering.

Read the meeting summary and survey results.