ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate and educate. And while we can promise that each #ELGL16 pop up location will communicate and educate about local government topics, geography makes it hard to truly connect with our amazingly diverse membership.
And so we’re assigning each #ELGL16 attendee to a band. Your #ELGL16 band is your chance to form connections with other ELGL members, even if they’re not attending the same pop-up location as you.
The #ELGL16 planning committee hopes that you’ll find a way to communicate with your bandmates before, during and after the conference. Ways you can do this:
- Connect on LinkedIn
- Follow them on Twitter
- Friend them on Facebook
- Share your stories from #ELGL16
- Meet up (if you’re at the same pop-up location) and sit next to each other during meals or sessions
- Snap a photo with your band mates and share with the other locations
This is our way of making the nationwide ELGL family a little smaller and more manageable as you continue your public service career. To quote the legendary Steven Van Zandt:
Band members have a special bond. A great band is more than just some people working together. It’s like a highly specialized army unit, or a winning sports team. A unique combination of elements that becomes stronger together than apart.
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- Chris Aulbaugh, City of Coppell
- Tyler Brewer, City of Melissa, TX – LinkedIn
- Haley Fish, City of Milwaukie
- Robert Floyd, City of Glenn Heights
- Nijah Fudge, Alliance For Innovation – Twitter
- David Evan Harris, Institute for the Future
- Lisa Henty, City of Durham – Twitter & LinkedIn
- Maggie Hrdlicka, City of Janesville, WI
- Craig Hulse, City of North Richland Hills, TX
- Brandi Leos, City of Tigard, OR
- Abby Musfeldt, Eagle County
- Stephanie Novello, City of Golden
- Christopher Ranney, City of Geneva
- Ann Ritzma, City of Foster City – Twitter & LinkedIn
- Chris Spencer, Oregon METRO
- Donald Warn, Town of Parker
- Sheri Winesett, Stone Mountain Advisers – Twitter & LinkedIn
- Matt Wojnowski, City of Altus
- Lee Worsley, Triangle J Council of Governments
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I’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.