Tag: David Donaldson

Godzilla Turns 50: A Monstrous Story of Innovation

Photo: Godzilla, the first fully-automated residential trash collection vehicle (1969) Today’s Morning Buzz is by Brent Stockwell – connect with him on LinkedIn and Twitter!!! What I’m Listening To: Something to Say by The Town Pants (2018) What I’m Reading:  The Intelligence Trap: Why Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes (2019) What I’m Watching: Heavy Metal: Solid Waste Truck … Continued

Deep Thoughts with David Donaldson, Woodland Park Zoo

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. David Donaldson Woodland Park Zoo – Vice President of Human Resources (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is…..  Not a play call in Chip Kelly’s … Continued

Knope of the Week: David Donaldson, Lake Oswego (OR) Assistant City Manager

Genuine. Role Model. Compassionate   Cue the zoo jokes – David Donaldson, Lake Oswego (OR) assistant city manager, is leaving Portlandia for a greener pasture, the Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. David will be missed. He was an early supporter of ELGL and has participated in a number of web features including The Assistant and … Continued

Growing Up in City Hall: Life as a City Manager’s Child with David Donaldson

This is the third post in a new series about growing up with a parent who is also a City Manager.  David Donaldson Public Works Director, City of Beaverton, OR Experience: Interim City Manager, City of Lake Oswego and Deputy City Manager & HR Director, City of Wilsonville Published Works: Hire Smart – Guide for Local Government Leaders … Continued

How to Succeed in Local Government

By Julie Underwood When you’re just starting out in your career, it’s natural to want to figure out how best to progress and get ahead. For this article, I reached out to several colleagues, who are city managers, deputy or assistant city managers, working in communities across the country, who shared their strategies for impressing … Continued

Trackdown Management Features ELGL Article on David Donaldson

Trackdown Management Services is a great resource for keeping up to speed on the comings and goings of those in city management. Their July newsletter (starting on page 9) highlights ELGL’s article “The Assistant with David Donaldson.” Newsletter: http://www.trackdownmanagement.net/newsletters/2013-7b.pdf

The Assistant with David Donaldson, City of Lake Oswego

Our first installment of The Assistant takes a look at the career path of David Donaldson, Lake Oswego assistant city manager. David’s career path is full of public and private sector experience including interning for Roger Jordan in Dallas and serving as a vice president of a major recruiting firm. David’s work ethic and integrity is … Continued

08.24.12 Knope of the Week – Pat Mobley

The votes are in and the results have been tabulated: after a week of nominations and voting by our community, ELGL is thrilled to announce the winner of the Knope of the Week! As a reminder, The Knope of the Week honors individuals or groups who have done the most in the past week to advance … Continued

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