Tag: Jordan Rae Hillman

I Can’t Do This But I’m Doing It Anyway #CfA2018

ELGL at Code for America Summit 2018 Recap In late April, WhatWorksCities announced they were giving away five spots to attend the Code for America Summit in Oakland. The challenge was simple: submit an idea that you (as a city staffer) would like to tackle with the civic tech community. The five most inspiring ideas … Continued

Can Twitter be a Professional Development Tool?

In a time where we’re doing more with less, finding professional development opportunities is challenging. Budget constraints have made attending conferences and trainings difficult. However, even without attending an event, you can benefit from the knowledge being shared. A free Twitter account is a powerful professional development tool that keeps you connected to key conferences. Here are seven ways … Continued

There’s No Place Like Local Government for Landscape Architects

In honor of World Landscape Architecture Month #WLAM2018, I wanted to discuss the incredible value of positioning landscape architects as key leaders in local government. Degrees in public administration, public policy, public health, and city planning get a lot of attention when discussing the type of educational background that makes for a great local government employee.  … Continued

A Taste of #ELGL18 with Jordan Rae Hillman, City of Jackson, Mississippi

Know before you go… Meet other #ELGL18 attendees before you head to Golden, Colorado. Continue the conversation in the #ELGL18 Facebook Group.  Jordan Rae Hillman Deputy Director of City Planning at City of Jackson, Mississippi Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter My favorite adventure in life was…. Simply doing life daily with my son and my husband. Currently my 2.5 … Continued

Mt. Rushmore with Scott Bollinger, City of Garland, TX

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Scott Bollinger Neighborhood Resources Administrator — City of Garland, TX Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter Garland attractions: Intrinsic Smokehouse and Brewery – great story of someone that was raised in Garland, went off the Europe to learn to … Continued

Mt. Rushmore with Jordan Rae Hillman, City of Brandon, MS

It’s Mount Rushmore season for ELGL members. We’re asking for your top four list on a variety of topics. Jordan Rae Hillman City of Brandon, MS — Community Development Director Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter Brandon Attractions City Hall Live The Quarry Amphitheatre opening April 2018 Shiloh Splash Park The Wierhouse Fall Activities (Really Summer, because we … Continued

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