Rewind: Say WA!? ELGL expands to Washington State

Posted on December 21, 2014

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Before we look ahead to 2015, we’re recounting the top ELGL stories from 2014.

Number 10: Say WA!? ELGL expands to Washington State


Behind the leadership of Alison Hellberg and Candice Bock from the Association of Washington Cities, ELGL increased its content and programming in the state.


WA: Tracy Burrows, MRSC Executive Director

Marilynne Beard, Deputy City Manager, City of Kirkland

The Assistant – Gwen Voelpel, SeaTac, WA

On Campus with the University of Washington Evans School

How WordPress Brings Transparency to Local Government

New Sensation: Jon Funfar, Pasco (WA) Communications Specialist

New Sensation: Charles Wallace, Grays Harbor County

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Landing Your Dream Job: What Employers Are Looking For

GovFresh Webinar

Washington State Evening Buzz

Our membership in Washington skyrocketed. Association of Washington Cities, Washington State Department of Commerce, and Springbrook Software joined as organizational members. We added 30 individual members who work in state and local government. From our expanded membership, an advisory board was formed to chart the course for the chapter.

What’s ahead in 2015?

  • original content on open data and fiscal transparency.
  • an ELGL day in Olympia during the legislative session.
  • attend and participate in the AWC Conference in Wenatchee in June.
  • attend and participate in the ICMA conference in Seattle in September.
  • articles from Sam Taylor, City of Ferndale.


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