Tag: Greg Stopka

I Have to Ask: The Pressure of Innovation

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week, Greg Stopka, Strategy and Innovation Manager, Park District of Oak Park, writes about the opportunities and challenges of the “innovation” title. What’s your definition of innovation?  It’s a loaded term and I remember when I worked … Continued

Quick Take: Greg Stopka, Alliance for Innovation

As we prepare for the ELGL & ICMA joint event at the ICMA Conference, attendees describe the current state of local government, their mentors, ways to strengthen local government, and of course, their dream six-pack. Raise Your Hand If You’re Going “Back to the Future” with ELGL and ICMA. Greg Stopka Alliance for Innovation – Central Regional Director Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter … Continued

IL: Greg Stopka, Alliance for Innovation, Central Regional Director

Fifty Nifty Takeaways 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 … Continued

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