Tag: Kansas

Flat Great! Celebrating the Contributions of Our Kansas Members

O.M.G! It’s Kansas Day! Let’s celebrate by recognizing the contributions of ELGL members from the Sunflower State. My Story with Emily Vincent, City of Olathe, KS The Rule of 5: How to Succeed in Local Government On Campus with the Kansas MPA Program Rock Chalk, Jayhawk…ELGL & KU Present KU Corner The Assistant with Susan … Continued

Rock Chalk, Jayhawk…ELGL & KU Present KU Corner

We are pleased to partner with the University of Kansas School of Public Affairs and Administration program on an exciting writing opportunity that will give KU students a chance to expand their popular public administration writing to ELGL’s broad local government audience. We’re calling it “KU Corner.” LinkedIn offers a space for you to highlight your … Continued

Bo Ferguson, City of Durham, North Carolina

As a part of our ongoing series interviewing Assistant City (and County) Managers, ELGL sat down with Bo Ferguson from the City of Durham, North Carolina. He gave some great interviewing advice and tips for Assistants everywhere.  Background Check Bo Ferguson Connect: LinkedIn & Twitter He answered questions for one of our most successful Twittersations, sat … Continued

The Assistant with Susan Sherman, City of Olathe, Kansas

Ben McCready, Rock Island (IL) assistant to the city manager, adds to ELGL’s ongoing series on assistant city manager and deputy city managers by profiling the Assistant City Manager in Olathe, KS. Background Check  Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter ELGL members may remember being introduced to Susan Sherman earlier this year when she was part of a dream team of local government … Continued

SGR Recruitments 06.16.2014

Our friends at Strategic Government Resources have a number of recruitments they want ELGL members to know about! Take a look at these varied positions in the Southwest region.

Civic-Minded with New ELGL Project Assistant Kirsten Silveira

Our Take on Kirsten Turn down the volume on that One Direction song you’re listening to, lift yourself out of that comfortable office chair, and give a standing ovation to Kirsten Silveira, the newest member of the ELGL team. That’s right we have another Kirsten. We might be the only organization of our size to … Continued

New York: Jay Gsell, Genesee County, County Manager

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cE2RFiaf7Xc&w=400&h=225] 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 … Continued

Arkansas: Jeff Dingman, Fort Smith Deputy City Administrator

Woo Pig Sooie! The ELGL Fifty Nifty has landed in Arkansas to hear from Jeff Dingman, Fort Smith deputy city administrator. Our immediate thoughts before arriving in Arkansas: Bill Clinton, Walmart, Nolan Richardson, calling of the hogs, and incredible food. A more thorough review of Arkansas and its history provides better insight into what makes … Continued

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