Arcade Fire

Posted on October 12, 2016


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Six conferences in one day means that the #ELGL16 family is spread across the country – from Durham to Portland (and Chicago, Dallas, Denver and Menlo Park).

ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate and educate. And while we can promise that each #ELGL16 pop up location will communicate and educate about local government topics, geography makes it hard to truly connect with our amazingly diverse membership.

And so we’re assigning each #ELGL16 attendee to a band.  Your #ELGL16 band is your chance to form connections with other ELGL members, even if they’re not attending the same pop-up location as you.

The #ELGL16 planning committee hopes that you’ll find a way to communicate with your bandmates before, during and after the conference. It’s our way to making the nationwide ELGL family a little smaller and more manageable as you continue your public service career. To quote the legendary Steven Van Zandt:

Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It’s like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart. 

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  • Shane Boyle, City of West Linn, OR – LinkedIn
  • Ben Bryant, City of Happy Valley, OR – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Brian Dossey, Town of Colma, CA – LinkedIn
  • Rebecca Edwards, City of Hartsville, NC – LinkedIn
  • Thomas Fiorelli, University of Oregon – TwitterLinkedIn
  • Michelle Halstead, City of Commerce City, CO – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Sheila Hamilton, KINK.fm, Author – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Jessica Harper, City of Gresham, OR – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Shaina Hobbs, Oregon METRO
  • Anthony Hooper, City of Lake Oswego, OR – LinkedIn
  • Beth Justice, Statewide Internet Portal Authority, CO – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Heain Lee, Management Partners, CA – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Bethleen McCall, City of Yuma, CO – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Chris Mukasa-Magoye – Twitter & LinkedIn
  • Ashley Owens, City of Coppell, TX
  • Eric Peterson, Town of Hillsborough, NC
  • Denise Turner, City of Gilroy, CA – LinkedIn
  • Sherrill Uyeda, Alliance Resource Consulting, CA – LinkedIn

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I’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball.

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