I Love BBQ: Caley Patten, City of Durham,NC

No one likes to attend an event when they don’t know anyone else attending, so ELGL is publishing daily “I Love BBQ” profiles of our registered attendees to give you a sneak peek and preview of your fellow local government BBQ aficionados. 

Link: Register for ELGL at #ICMA16: BBQ Mixer

Caley Patten


ICMA Fellow, City/County Durham, NC



When I think of Kansas City, I think about…

Kansas City Chiefs

The biggest issue facing local government is…

Instituting a culture of innovation and change

My pro tip for getting the most out of professional conferences…

Do not be shy!

If I had to create a presidential ticket with my top two mentors, I’d select…

Assistant County Manager Sybil Tate & my mom

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