Category: #ELGL17

14 Ways to Make Local Government More Accessible

This guest reflection is by ELGL member and NRC Marketing Manager Angelica Wedell. “OPEN” is a four-letter-word, but one that local governments today need no longer avoid. Making the profession more accessible is a major talking point for ELGL (Engaging Local Government Leaders), and was a recurring motif at the recent conference in Detroit. Keynote speakers … Continued

#ELGL17: The #21Percent Presentation

This #ELGL17 reflection is by Libby Seguin, a newly-minted second year student in the UNC MPA program, and an #ELGL17 speaker. Here’s her reflection on her Detroit experience. Our spring semester at UNC MPA was a stark contrast between our experience in Detroit and at #ELGL17. We ended a heavy theoretical and challenging semester the … Continued

Share your #ELGL17 feedback!

Create your own user feedback survey Kirsten WyattI’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. http://elgl.org

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Henry Outlaw, Eastern Michigan University

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Henry Outlaw Eastern Michigan University Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? Work? I’m a grad student, finding work is my project (please excuse my shameless self promotion). Window, middle, or aisle – which is your … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Michael Boettercher, Macomb Community Action

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Michael Boettcher Associate Planner at Macomb Community Action Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? Biggest project: closing out old CDBG build projects Window, middle, or aisle – which is your preferred seat on an airplane? … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Blaine Wing, City of Rochester, MI

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Blaine Wing City of Rochester, MI Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? The City’s annual budget. Window, middle, or aisle – which is your preferred seat on an airplane? Window. I want to be able … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Monica Drake, State of Michigan

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Monica Drake State of Michigan Office of Performance and Transformation Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? Converting four office websites into one website Window, middle, or aisle – which is your preferred seat on an airplane? … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Stacy Peterson, City of Peoria, IL

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Stacy Peterson City of Peoria, IL Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? In my position, I’m usually working on projects for multiple departments at the same time.  It keeps things interesting.  Currently—working on launching a … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Jerry Gabrielatos, City of Albert Lea, MN

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Jerry Gabrielatos City of Albert Lea, MN – Assistant City Manager Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? Retrieving my password to a grant portal. Window, middle, or aisle – which is your preferred seat on … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Bryan Britten

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Bryan Britten Connect: Twitter Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? My 9-5 work isn’t applicable to the upcoming conference, so I’ll answer with regard to the work I do when I’m at home. The biggest … Continued

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