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Apply – ELGL Board of Directors

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 the work of ELGL … Continued

ELGL Board of Directors – Job Description

ELGL connects, communicates, and educates about local government. For more information, please visit website at ELGL is currently recruiting three new members for its executive board. This is the job description for a board member. Position The board will support the work of ELGL and provide mission-based leadership and strategic governance. While day-to-day operations … Continued

Weekly Update: Board, Small Towns, Volcker, Book Club

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Dear ELGL members, Just got back from another trip – this time to San Francisco (to hang out with award-winning member Rebecca Woodbury) and also to see Hamilton! I have been a #Hamilfan for a while and seeing it in person was as awesome as I hoped it would be. I always relate with being … Continued

New Member Profile: Tanner Deisch

Tanner Deisch Parks & Recreation Facilities Coordinator, City of Greensboro, NC Twitter | LinkedIn So far, what’s your proudest accomplishment in 2019? Working with a community advisory board to develop a long term plan for our historic boxing facility with the Parks & Recreation department. Valentines Day is in February. What do you “love” about … Continued

Cultivating a More Resilient & Responsive Government

This blog was co-created by ELGL members Lawrence Grodeska and judi lynn brown with input from the rest of the CivicMakers team, and is cross-posted from the CivicMakers site. The govtech movement holds great promise, but is hindered by a glaring blindspot — the assumption that technology alone will solve our public problems, without considering either the … Continued

KS: Michael Wilkes, City of Olathe, City Manager

KS: Michael Wilkes, City of Olathe, City Manager MARCH 31, 2014 BY ELGL Fifty Nifty Takeaways What do we hope to learn from this series? We hope you will gain a better understanding of the unique characteristics of local government in each state, we hope you will learn that there are others like you who are motivated … Continued

#ELGL18: Continuing the #13Percent Conversation

#ELGL18 takes place May 16, 17, and 18 in Golden, Colorado. In the coming days, we’ll announce each of the speakers and sessions. You can register for #ELGL18 here. #ELGL18: Continuing the #13Percent Conversation In 2015, ELGL leaders grabbed a megaphone and began speaking often (and loudly) about the disappointing lack of growth of female City Managers … Continued

This Is Us: Living Room Meetings

After attending the ASAE conference, and then the ICMA conference, it dawned on me that the (short) history of ELGL should be recorded and shared. Why? Mainly to capture the story of ELGL, and also to share how our organization operates and how that’s very different than most groups. Previously: Lunch for 16 After the … Continued

Marketing Government to M-Words

This is a guest post by Rachel Keyser, Digital Media Manager for ViewPoint Cloud (an #ELGL17 sponsor). Read cases studies and information about e-permitting from Rachel’s team to learn more about the important work of ViewPoint Cloud. This post originally appeared on the ViewPoint Cloud site. Editor’s note: Rachel’s use of the m-word is allowed … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: Greenville & Beyonce

Welcome back to Kittelson’s Corner my weekly musings on things I think are interesting or important, especially in local government nerd-dom. This week I was in Greenville, SC with ELGL Co-Founder and hoodie enthusiast, Kent Wyatt. I also wish I could sit in a big rig like our POTUS and recorded a GovLove episode with the … Continued

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