At Engaging Local Government Leaders we are a big tent professional association full of innovative local government leaders with a passion for connecting, communicating and educating.
The key characteristics of who we are and how we are working to strengthen local government are:
Where we plan to focus our energy and the initiatives that will be our central commitments.
We are a welcoming, supportive community with an unrivaled passion for public service.
We are a catalyst for new ideas and innovation.
We provide unique, accessible and relevant professional development opportunities that cultivate, attract and retain talent.
We believe that leadership in our communities should reflect those we serve, and thus we work to expand diversity and inclusion at all levels of local government.
We create opportunities for our members to share their stories and expertise to inspire and humanize local government.
We celebrate success and initiate both programs and conversations aimed at making public service enjoyable.