Podcast: Responding to Financial Crisis with Shayne Kavanagh & Greg Devereaux

Shayne Kavanagh Senior Manager of Research GFOA Bio | LinkedIn Greg Devereaux Chief Executive Officer (Retired) San Bernardino County, California Bio | LinkedIn GFOA Fiscal First Aid. Shayne Kavanagh, Senior Manager of Research for GFOA, and Greg Devereaux, retired Chief Executive Officer of San Bernardino County, CA, joined the podcast to talk about recovering from … Continued

Meet Our Wisconsin #ELGLInspire Sponsors!

#ELGLInspire events inspire undergraduate students to local government careers. Each event features a focused agenda on the variety of careers and interests in local government organizations, authentic connection building, and the chance to learn more about applying for a local government job. View the #ELGLInspire agenda for the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh for Sept. … Continued

Leading the Way in Local Government: GFOA

It’s time to meet the sponsors of the #ELGLPopUps. Our sponsors allow us to maintain a lower registration fee. This year, students can attend for $25; ELGL members can attend for $50; and non-ELGL members can attend for $75. Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Connect: Facebook, Twitter, and World Wide Web What We Do \ The Government Finance … Continued

Nominate Someone for the Institutional Knowledge Project

According to the Center for State & Local Government Excellence, 54% of governments reported an increase in retirements in the past year. That silver tsunami we’ve been warned about? It’s finally happening. ELGL is starting a new writing series to interview retiring or retired local government workers to capture their stories, in the interest of preserving … Continued

Webinar Series: I Want to be Your Analyst with CPBB

We’re partnering with the Center for Priority Based Budgeting on the innovative webinar training series, “I Want to be Your Analyst.” We will be posting each article and webinar recording.   I. Article: Analyze This! CPBB & ELGL Launch “I Want to be Your Analyst” Link: Webinar Recording II. Article: Power of Data Modeling in the City of Wheat Ridge, … Continued

Webinar & Article: Program Costing with Shayne Kavanagh, GFOA

ELGL and CPBB are proud to present “I Want to be Your Analyst.” The series, consisting of a monthly column and webinar, is intended to provide case studies, introductions to unique analytic tools, and expertise into the hands of all local government leaders. As always you can join our webinar at: anymeeting.com/ELGLwebinar. Register for Webinar: Program Costing … Continued

Hail to the Chief: Heather Johnston, GFOA President & Burnsville, MN City Manager

Civic Leaders is an exclusive local government web-interview series hosted and operated by Springbrook Software, an Accela Company, produced by the VOLSTA Media Network, and syndicated on ELGL.  Heather Johnston, GFOA President and Burnsville, MN City Manager Episode Chapters: 00:31 – New Office: What’s the role of GFOA President? 01:32 – Silver Tsunami: What challenges … Continued

ELGL Featured in Washington Finance Officers Association

Huge thanks to Heidi Starks, ELGL member and President of Oregon Municipal Finance Officers Association, for writing an article about ELGL that appears in the September edition of the Washington Finance Officers Association newsletter. ELGL appreciates the continued support of finance officers throughout the county and we look forward to future partnership opportunities. Check out page 7 … 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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