We are pleased to share the second article in the series from Heather Geyer, Administrative Services Director for the City of Wheat Ridge, Colorado. In the series, ELGL members talk about how they balance their personal faith with their public service careers. Writer’s Note: I chose to take a personal approach to this article knowing that I am … Continued
As a part of the Institutional Knowledge project, we are recording the wisdom and experience of retiring and retired leaders in local government. If you know someone who could add something to this project, let me know! You can reach out to me on Twitter/ LinkedIn or send me an email. As a part of this project, I have had the wonderful … Continued
ELGL is pleased to cohost two Supper Clubs in Colorado with the National Research Center (NRC): February 16 in Lakewood, CO March 7 in Denver, CO Please use the above links to register for one or both events.
Meet Nick Kittle: LinkedIn | Bio | Twitter In this episode of GovLove, Kirsten Wyatt talks with Nick Kittle about his work with Adams County on innovation and sustainability initiatives. Nick shares how he combats “energy vampires,” and shares his definition of “innovation” (hint: it’s “creativity implemented”). Nick also gets real on the podcast, sharing his life experiences and how … Continued
Lessons from Code for America and the International Hispanic Network Conferences by Nick Kittle, Chief Innovation Officer, Adams County, Colorado LinkedIn | Web | Twitter This past week I had the privilege of attending two great gatherings of diverse thought leaders in government. Despite the vastly different missions and styles of the conferences, the messages were … Continued
As we prepare for the ELGL & ICMA joint event at the ICMA Conference we want to get to know attendees. Respondents will describe the current state of local government, their mentors, ways to strengthen local government, and of course, their dream six-pack. Today we hear from Dan Weinheimer of Fort Collins, CO. Raise Your Hand If You’re Going … Continued
Ben McCready, Rock Island (IL) assistant to the city manager, adds to the ongoing series on assistant city manager and deputy city managers by profiling the Assistant City/County Manager in Broomfield, CO. Background Check Connect: LinkedIn Broomfield Assistant City and County Manager James Becklenberg holds a degree in Public Administration from Indiana University and a Master of Public Administration degree from the University of Kansas. Becklenberg’s career … Continued