Tag: Leadership

ELGL19 Keynote: Mayors on Leading Cities & Driving Change

The ELGL Annual Conference is fast approaching. We’ll be gathering in Durham, North Carolina on May 16 & 17 to learn from the brightest minds in local government. To get you ready for the conference we’ll be rolling out the agenda, announcing one session a day until you won’t be able to take it any … Continued

GovLove Podcast: The San Antonio Sessions

Not to pat ourselves on the back, but the San Antonio Sessions of the GovLove podcast was some of our best work. In case you’ve been living under a rock or haven’t subscribed to GovLove, we hit the road last month and set up a mobile studio at the ICMA Conference in San Antonio. The GovLove … Continued

Stacy Schweikhart & Dan Weinheimer Appointed to the ELGL Board of Directors

PORTLAND – Stacy Schweikhart and Dan Weinheimer were unanimously appointed to the ELGL Board of Directors on Thursday, May 31, 2017. Ms. Schweikhart is the Community Information Manager for the city of Kettering, Ohio. She was appointed to a three year term, ending June 30, 2020. Mr. Weinheimer is the Deputy County Administrator for Routt County, … Continued

Upcoming Chinook Institute Events

The Chinook Institute for Civic Leadership wants to invite ELGL members to attend a couple of their upcoming events. Take a look below for more information and to register. The Chinook Institute is a non-profit that strives to create and develop better leaders to improve the communities and world that we live in. Each year … Continued

PSU Executive MPA Information Sessions

Portland State is beginning its recruitment efforts for the Fall 2014 EMPA class. They have a number of informational sessions coming up and we want to spread the word.     What is an EMPA? Good question, it’s an “Executive Masters in Public Administration” designed for individuals already working in the public sector who have … Continued

Just One Thing: Lessons in Leadership From ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek

Join ELGL on July 18, 2013 at Noon for a presentation from ICMA President Bonnie Svrcek. The forum will be in the 8th floor conference room at the Columbia Square office building at 111 SW Columbia St, Portland OR, so bring your lunch and come learn with us. ICMA President Svrcek is encouraging local government leaders to … Continued

Chinook Institute 2013: Creating Profound Leadership

Apply now for the 2013 Chinook Institute, taking place in Turner, Oregon from October 6-11. The Chinook Institute is a non-profit founded in 2010 that was designed to dig deep into leadership development by working with cutting edge theory and practice of leadership.  Using the best examples and teaching techniques from academic, public, and private … Continued

11.12.12 Your Morning Buzz

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2AB9zPfXqQQ&w=560&h=315] Trending Oregon Tax Trouble: The dreaded sales tax must be weighed as a part of fiscal reform – Say sales tax. Did your blood pressure rise? In Oregon, typically it does. This is the state whose citizens have rejected a sales tax nine times and whose politicians twist in their seats at the utterance of the … Continued

Case Study on Leadership: UVA President

This article comes from the Washington Post and highlights the leadership style of newly reinstated UVA president Teresa Sullivan. Takeaways from the article that can be used in the government sector include ideas for transitioning into a new position, balancing the needs of many (board of rectors, council, etc.) and the importance of making an … Continued

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