Author: Kirsten Wyatt

Bridget Kozlowski Appointed to ELGL Board of Directors

The ELGL Board of Directors appointed Bridget Kozlowski to the ELGL Board of Directors, to a term ending June 30, 2020. “It is so exciting to add Bridget to our Board of Directors. She embodies what ELGL is all about! From writing for the website on topics like parental leave and communications to organizing the … Continued

Potential Title Change? Consider “Keeper of Fire”

This post originally appeared on David Sewell McCann’s LinkedIn account and is reprinted with permission. David is an ELGL member and was the keynote speaker at #ELGL18 in Golden, Colorado.  Breakfast in the Colorado Room. I sit at a round white-clothed table with the City Manager, Assistant City Manager and two senior analysts from Brighton, … Continued

#ELGLBookClub Explanation

ELGL is hosting an #ELGLBookClub on March 5 at noon EST. Here’s all the information about how you can participate! I want to participate! What should I do? Buy the book. Read the book. Stay tuned for a blog post with draft questions for the discussion. Log on to Twitter at noon EST on March … Continued

My Role as a Parks, Recreation, & Culture Director

In 2019, the #ELGLKnope award is recognizing the best parks and open spaces managed by local government. We’re also sharing guest posts about the amazing parks and recreation people, projects, and professions in local government! Guest blogger: Michele Potter  Director, Parks, Recreation and Culture, City of Gaithersburg, MD LinkedIn / Twitter I’m the Director of Parks, Recreation … Continued

Webinar: Turning Campaign Goals Into Work Plans

From Election to Execution Why Strategy Execution Matters in Local Government and How to Do it Well When: Feb 20, 2019 Time: 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Click here to register in advance for this meeting! After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

#ELGL19 Attendee: Kylie Bayer-Fertterer

“Know before you go:” that’s our philosophy with ELGL events. We’re profiling our awesome attendees for #ELGL19 in Durham so you can connect with fellow attendees before the best local government conference in the world, held May 15-17, 2019 in Durham, NC. Register today! Kylie Bayer-Fertterer Human Resources Director, City of McMinnville, OR Twitter | … Continued

#ELGL19 Attendee: Christine Edwards

“Know before you go:” that’s our philosophy with ELGL events. We’re profiling our awesome attendees for #ELGL19 in Durham so you can connect with fellow attendees before the best local government conference in the world, held May 15-17, 2019 in Durham, NC. Register today! Christine Edwards Community Relations Coordinator at Mecklenburg County, NC Twitter | … Continued

#ELGL19 Attendee: Kaci Grant

“Know before you go:” that’s our philosophy with ELGL events. We’re profiling our awesome attendees for #ELGL19 in Durham so you can connect with fellow attendees before the best local government conference in the world, held May 15-17, 2019 in Durham, NC. Register today! Kaci Grant Manager, Talent & Organizational Effectiveness at Louisville , KY … Continued

#ELGL19 Attendee: Jamie Eustace

“Know before you go:” that’s our philosophy with ELGL events. We’re profiling our awesome attendees for #ELGL19 in Durham so you can connect with fellow attendees before the best local government conference in the world, held May 15-17, 2019 in Durham, NC. Register today! Jamie Eustace City Librarian, City of Baytown, TX LinkedIn What is … Continued

#ELGLKnope: Week Two Nominee Map

Is your favorite park or open space listed in the nominations (as of February 17, 2019)? Check out the map below and make your nomination today!

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