About Us

We are innovative local government leaders with a passion for connecting, communicating and educating.

Learn what our Executive Director is proposing in our budget.
Check out what we did in 2016
Meet the ELGL Board of Directors


We believe that attracting and retaining local government professionals requires making meaningful connections.


We share information – a learning process that empowers us to work harder, smarter, faster and more creatively.


We provide educational offerings that address new trends and ways we can proactively respond as local government professionals.

Contact ELGL

Main email address: info@elgl.org

Executive Director Kirsten Wyatt: kirsten@elgl.org

Email the ELGL Board of Directors: board@elgl.org

We believe we can make a difference in people’s lives and communities.

We believe telling stories about people, ideas, trends and approaches in local government is the best way to make a positive difference.

We believe that working creatively, harder and smarter makes our professional association unique, relevant and timely.

We believe that building a network of support will attract and retain the best and brightest to the local government profession.

We believe that anyone with a passion for public service can become a member, and understand that there is no longer one path to leadership.