Tag: Bonnie Svrcek

Mixin’ it up with Bonnie Svrcek, City of Lynchburg, VA

For the second year in a row, ELGL will be co-hosting an event at the ICMA Conference. This year we’re bringing a couple of pianos and booking a much larger room. More than 500 local government professionals from all areas of local government will attend. Registration will continue until we reach maximum capacity. We recommend … Continued

Just One Thing: 85 Action Items For Strengthening Local Government

Kent Wyatt is a senior management analyst with the City of Tigard, OR and the co-founder of ELGL. He writes the Local Government Confidential and This Week in Local Government columns. Enough of the excuses. Shred your “I’m too busy” or “I don’t know how” replies. We’re here to highlight more than 80 ways that you … Continued

VA: Kim Payne, City of Lynchburg, City Manager

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 to make a difference through the public sector, and we hope you will learn … Continued

Introducing the Southeast Advisory Board

Adding to the Advisory Board(s) The Southeast chapter of ELGL has been working diligently to form an advisory board to assist the forming chapter it its development. The new advisory board will work to attract new members, brainstorm future events, and pass along ideas for website content related to the Southeast region. For more information … Continued

ICMA Conference Assistants’ Exchange Program

On President Svrcek’s recent trip to Portland she told us about the ICMA Assistants’ Exchange Program, which she labeled as “diamond” among the different programs that ICMA offers.  To find out more and get the inside scoop on this program President Svrcek gave me two professionals to talk to about their experience going through the … Continued

Lessons Learned From Defining Moments

ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek was kind enough to provide ELGL with an exclusive summary of her recent presentation.  Below please find “Lessons Learned From Defining Moments.”  ELGL continues to be so impressed with Bonnie’s commitment to local government professionalism and service.  Lessons Learned from Defining Moments    by Bonnie Svrcek, Deputy City Manager, City of … Continued

The OCCMA Conference, the ICMA President, and ELGL … Oh My!

The 2013 OCCMA Conference This summer I had the opportunity to represent ELGL down at the OCCMA Conference in Bend, OR.  Since our co-founders have kids to take care of, they sent me and my exceptional photography skills to let our members know what was happening at the Seventh Mountain Resort.  Now that I’ve had … Continued

99 ICMA Presidents and Bonnie Svrcek Is One – Updated with Agenda

ELGL Welcomes ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek to Oregon – Meeting Agenda Join ELGL on July 18, 2013 at Noon for a presentation from ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek. Bonnie is the 2nd woman president in the 99-year history of ICMA. The forum will be in the 8th floor conference room at the Columbia Square office building at 111 SW Columbia St, Portland OR. Related … Continued

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