Category: GovLove Podcast

Podcast: Sustainable Buildings and IRA Funding with Sabine Rogers, USGBC

Sabine Rogers Federal Policy Project Manager U.S. Green Building Council LinkedIn Sabine Rogers, Federal Policy Project Manager for the U.S. Green Building Council, joined the podcast to discuss Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) funding, building energy codes, and performance standards. She provided an update on energy reductions in commercial buildings, how local governments can benefit from … Continued

Podcast: Regional Vision with Lauren Palmer, Mid-America Regional Council

Lauren Palmer Director of Local Government Services Mid-America Regional Council LinkedIn In this special episode, Lauren Palmer, Director of Local Government Services for the Mid-America Regional Council joined the podcast to discuss working for a regional government. She shared her GovLove in Love story, what services a Regional Council provides, and the projects she is … Continued

Podcast: Strategic Planning and Leadership with Josh Edwards, Athens-Clarke County, GA

Josh Edwards Assistant Manager Athens-Clarke County, GA LinkedIn | Twitter Drawing ideas out of people and implementing those ideas. Josh Edwards, Assistant Manager for Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, joined the podcast to talk about leadership, the role of an Assistant Manager, and strategic planning. He discussed how the organization created its first organization-wide strategic plan, how … Continued

Podcast: Putting Assets to Work with Kimberly Olivares and Ben McAdams

Kimberly Olivares Deputy Chief Financial Officer City of Austin, TX Bio | LinkedIn Ben McAdams Senior Fellow GFOA Bio | LinkedIn Digging around in your municipal couch cushions. Kimberly Olivares, Deputy Chief Financial Officer for the City of Austin, Texas, and Ben McAdams, Senior Fellow at the Government Finance Offers Association (GFOA), joined the podcast … Continued

Podcast: The 2023 GovieLovies

The most prestigious award in local government podcasting. The GovLove co-hosts teamed up to hand out awards and recap another year of a podcasting about local government. Lauren, Dan, Meredith, and Ben selected three of their favorite episodes to award a GovieLovie. They also shared their highlight from 2023, dream guests for 2024, and what … Continued

Podcast: Addressing Climate Change in Olympia, WA with Dr. Pamela Braff

Dr. Pamela Braff Director of Climate Programs City of Olympia, WA LinkedIn High impact, not low-hanging fruit. Dr. Pamela Braff, the Director of Climate Programs for the City of Olympia, Washington, joined the podcast to discuss prioritizing climate initiatives and building climate action into the way the City does business. She talked about the Energize … Continued

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