Category: On the Public Record

On the Public Record with Mac Prichard, Mac’s List and Prichard Communications

Mac on the World Wide Web: Mac’s List: YouTube, Facebook, Twitter Mac Prichard:  Facebook, Twitter Background Check on Mac Prichard As president of Prichard Communications, Mac provides strategic counsel to foundations, non-profits, and public officials across the United States. Before founding the company in 2007, Mac worked as communications director of Reclaiming Futures, an initiative of the Robert … Continued

On the Public Record with Richard Florida, The Atlantic

On the Public Record  Richard Florida, Senior Editor at The Atlantic  Author of award-winning The Rise of the Creative Class Richard on the World Wide Web: Website, Twitter (Time Magazine’s 140 Best Twitter Feeds), Facebook  Background Check on Richard Florida The Director of the Martin Prosperity Institute at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management, Global Research Professor at … Continued

On the Public Record with Kaid Benfield, Natural Resources Defense Council

On the Public Record  Kaid Benfield, Director of Sustainable Communities, Energy & Transportation Program Kaid on the World Wide Web: Blog, Twitter, Facebook  Background Check on Kaid Benfield Kaid Benfield is director of sustainable communities at Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) in Washington, DC. He manages NRDC’s work advocating solutions to environmental challenges in America’s metropolitan … Continued

On the Public Record with Bill Wolpin, American City and County Magazine

Bill Wolpin Editorial Director/Associate Publisher, American City & County Contact Facebook: American City & County magazine Twitter: American City&County   Background Check on Bill Bill Wolpin is the Associate Publisher and Editorial Director of American City & County,Government, Product News and Government Procurement magazines. Bill has judged several national magazine and engineering award competitions, and has been a speaker at the magazine … Continued

On the Public Record with Steve Ressler, GovLoop Founder

Steve Ressler Founder and President of GovLoop Twitter: @govloop and Facebook: GovLoop About Steve Steve Ressler is the Founder and President of, the “Facebook for Government” that connects and fosters collaboration among more than 32,500 members of the government community. On GovLoop, members use social media such as blogs, videos, and forums to discuss best … Continued

On the Public Record with Jonathan Walters, Governing Magazine

On the Public Record with Jonathan Walters Twitter: @governing About Jonathan Walters Jonathan Walters is the executive editor for Governing magazine. He has covered state and local public policy and administration, writing on topics ranging from civil service reform to welfare reform. Currently his focus is on public sector management and change management in state and local … Continued

Book Smart with Erik Kvarsten, Gresham City Manager

Book Smart with Erik Kvarsten Gresham City Manager This week ELGL caught up with Erik Kvarsten, the philosopher of city managers and someone who always has reading recommendations that will expand your horizons. Some of you may remember Erik’s presentation at an ELGL forum in 2011 which left many of us quoting philosophers while dealing … Continued

On the Public Record with Michele Reeves, Civilis Consultants

On the Public Record with Michele Reeves Twitter: RethinkPlaces About Michele Reeves Michele E. Reeves is an urban strategist with extensive experience in revitalizing mixed-use districts, placemaking, retail leasing, development consulting, and project management. In her consulting practice at Civilis, she helps cities renew their urban places by teaching the building blocks for successful revitalization through … Continued

Book Smart with Scott Lazenby, Author of Playing with Fire

Scott Lazenby, Sandy City Manager and Playing with Fire Author Have you finished your holiday shopping? If not, ELGL can help you.  In addition to an ELGL membership which is on the list of most boys and girls, books are always a good gift for the government worker on your list. While there were tons … Continued

On the Public Record with The Go-Giver Author Bob Burg

On the Public Record with Bob Burg, co-author of The Go-Giver Twitter: Bob Burg, Facebook: Bob Burg About Bob Burg and The Go-Giver The Go-Giver: A Little Story about a Powerful Business Idea is a 2008 book written by Bob Burg and John D. Mann. It is a story about the power of giving. The Go-Giver as the authors tell, revolves around … Continued

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