06.08.12 Knope of the Week

Posted on June 8, 2012

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The votes are in and the results have been tabulated: after a week of nominations and voting by our community, ELGL is thrilled to announce the winner of the Knope of the Week! As a reminder, The Knope of the Week honors individuals or groups who have done the most in the past week to advance the mission of ELGL.

Without further ado, the winner of the 27th Knope of the Week goes to the . . . . 


Dave Waffle, City of Beaverton Assistant Finance Director

Anyone who is clever enough to write a weekly report called “Hot Off the Griddle” is a star in the minds of ELGL. However, this is only one of the many reasons we recognize Dave Waffle as the Knope of the Week. Dave has been a friend of ELGL since he was the headline speaker at an ELGL forum in March 2011. At that time, Dave was city manager of Cornelius and dealing with a new mayor and council. While Dave serves as a mentor for many of us in local government, he also serves as a mentor for the ELGL organization. Dave is a advisory board member and has been vital in making sure that ELGL will meet financial and accounting requirements for a 501c3.

A sincere thanks to Dave for espousing the mission of ELGL by maintaining high ethical standards while promoting the local government profession.

Previous Knope of the Week Recipients

Knope of the Week Acceptance Speeches

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