Category: Board Beat

Apply for the ELGL Board of Directors

We’re recruiting for two open positions on the ELGL Board of Directors. The board is our governing and advisory body. Board Members work on programming, events and content for ELGL. The Board is a working body that often fulfills roles that would be done by staff in a larger organization. Board Responsibilities Serving as a … Continued

October Update – Membership & Programs!

What I’m Doing: Learning how to build integrations that make our lives easier with our new membership software. (I was feeling pretty dorky, but then Kirsten reminded me that I am with my people now, who love to geek out with me about this stuff. #nerd) What I’m Listening To: Wilco, because I FINALLY get … Continued

August Update – Membership & Programs!

What I’m Doing: Getting ready for the first-ever ELGL STAFF RETREAT! We’re flying to cheapest August destination (Dallas, we see you) and it will be very, very hot. (Responsible fiscal management, y’all.) What I’m Listening To: Lake Street Dive. I saw them live in June and they’ve made it into nonstop happy summer rotation. What … Continued

July Update – Membership & Programs!

What I’m Doing: Merging Four Excel Membership Spreadsheets into A Single All-Powerful Database with Superpowers! What I’m Listening To: Google Play’s Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats Radio What I’m Reading: Alternating Neal Stephenson’s Fall, or Dodge in Hell (which at 980 pages has lasted me a LOT of pool time this summer and makes … Continued

Paying For it All

What I’m Listening To: Some classic U2 What I’m Watching: World Cup What I’m Doing: Sweating profusely in the insane summer heat ELGL has a lot planned for the remainder of 2018 and the first half of 2019. We just started our fiscal year and are out fundraising to achieve our plans. As you may have noticed last … Continued

466,113 Pageviews Can’t Be Wrong

It’s a big day in ELGL land….we’ve landed in StateTech’s top 30 Must-Read State and Local IT Blogs 2016. Since the top 30 are not ranked, we’ve taken the liberty to assume that we nabbed the number one spot. Who would have thought that ELGL, an organization with more than 1,600 members and no paid staff, … Continued

Apply – ELGL Board of Directors

MAY 23, 2018 BY BEN KITTELSON ELGL engages the brightest minds in local government. We do this by: Providing timely, relevant, real content Fostering authentic, meaningful connections Expecting equity and inclusion Encouraging joy in public service Welcoming new ideas and technology Position ELGL is adding a new member to our Board of Directors. The board will support … Continued

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