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Category: GovLove Podcast

Podcast: CivicPRIDE with Pam Davis, Boulder, CO

Pam Davis Sr. Management Analyst Boulder, CO LinkedIn | Twitter Advancing inclusive local government. In honor of Pride Month, Pam Davis, Sr. Management Analyst for the City of Boulder, Colorado and the Leader of CivicPRIDE joined the podcast to talk about empowering LGBTQIA+ leadership in local government. CivicPRIDE is the first nationally recognized LGBTQIA+ professional association … Continued

Podcast: The Myth of Bureaucratic Neutrality with Shannon Portillo

Shannon Portillo Associate Professor University of Kansas Bio | Twitter Institutionalized inequity in hiring. Dr. Shannon Portillo from the University of Kansas discusses how we have to challenge the assumption that merit-based hiring practices are “neutral.” She and a co-author argue in a recent journal article that those practice can actually reinforce the preference of white men in … Continued

Podcast: Rethinking the Library with Stephanie Chase & Hillary Ostlund

Stephanie Chase Library Director Hillsboro, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Hillary Ostlund Library Manager: Cultivate Hillsboro, OR LinkedIn | Twitter Leading (r)evolution in public libraries. Stephanie Chase, Library Director, and Hillary Ostlund, Library Manager, from the Hillsboro, Oregon public library joined the podcast. They talked about how they are adapting their expectations of employees and the … Continued

Podcast: Strategy & Performance in Olathe, KS and Durham, NC

Ed Foley Performance Management Analyst Olathe, KS LinkedIn | Twitter Laura Chandler Director Clearpoint Strategy LinkedIn Josh Edwards Strategy & Performance Director Durham, NC LinkedIn | Twitter Measuring success. A trio of strategic planning and performance measurement experts joined the podcast to talk about their work: Ed Foley the Performance Management Analyst for the City … Continued

Podcast: Policing & Drones with Chief Gary Jenkins, Pullman, WA

Gary Jenkins Police Chief Pullman, WA Bio | LinkedIn Public safety and collaboration. Gary Jenkins, the Police Chief for Pullman, Washington, shared how his department uses drones to enhance their police work and improve operations. Chief Jenkins talked about how they started their program, training staff and how they collaborate with other city departments and … Continued

Podcast: Entrepreneurial Mindset in Albuquerque, NM with Tom Darling

Tom Darling Division Manager, Public Service University Albuquerque, NM LinkedIn Unleash employees. Tom Darling the Division Manager of Public Service University at the City of Albuquerque, NM joined the podcast to talk about training staff and changing culture. He discusses why “entrepreneurship” is a useful trait and why it’s important to bring to local government. … Continued

Podcast: Budgeting & War Eagle with Barrett Warren, Auburn, AL

Barrett Warren Budget & Strategic Planning Manager Auburn, AL LinkedIn Budgeting in a college town. Barrett Warren the Budget & Strategic Planning Manager for the City of Auburn, AL joined the podcast to talk about her path into local government and working in a college town. She shared how Auburn is balancing the demands of … Continued

Podcast: Law in Plain English with Jenny Kosek & Dan Bolin

Jenny Kosek Communications Strategis West Allis, WI LinkedIn | Twitter David Silverman Partner Ancel Glink Law Firm Bio | LinkedIn Writing legalese for residents. GovLove Legal returns with a discussion of how to write about complex legal topics in a way that is understandable for residents and elected officials. Jenny Kosek, Communications Strategist in West … Continued

Podcast: Data and Analytics in New Orleans, LA

Melissa Schigoda Director, Office of Performance and Accountability New Orleans, LA LinkedIn | Twitter Eric Ogburn Director of Enterprise Information New Orleans, LA LinkedIn | Twitter Jonathan Wisbey Chief Technology Officer New Orleans, LA LinkedIn Solving real-world problems with data. Three people from the City of New Orleans, Louisiana joined the podcast to talk about … Continued

Podcast: Civic Lab in Sacramento, CA with Adrienne Moretz & Monica Hernandez

Adrienne Moretz Associate Analyst Sacramento Area Council of Governments LinkedIn | Twitter Monica Hernandez Director of Innovation & Partnerships Sacramento Area Council of Governments LinkedIn Testing innovative solutions. Adrienne Moretz, Civic Lab Project Manager, and Monica Hernandez, Director of Innovation & Partnerships, joined the podcast to talk about their work for the Sacramento Area Council … Continued

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