Tag: Marc Nelson

Never Stop Learning: Virginia Tech Launches New Initiative

 VT Launches an Online Edition of its Graduate Certificate in Local Government By Marc Nelson, City of Roanoke, Special Projects Coordinator Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter If you’ve spent any time at all in the public sector since the onset of Great Recession, chances are you are intimately familiar with several well-worn adages that have seemingly … Continued

Three Biggest Issues Facing Local Government

Join ELGL: $0/Students, $25/Individuals, $250/Organizations “ELGL is among the most creative and insightful professional groups in the nation today,” says Matt Horn, City of Geneva, NY City Manager. “ELGL is Changing the Face of Local Government,” writes John Thomson, PayIt Founder. Around the World in Local Government – August 2014 Highlight the three biggest issues … Continued

Around the World: Stereotyping Local Government

Around the World in Local Government – August 2014   Tell us the stereotypes you’ve heard about the other regions. Brian H. – San Antonio, TX You hear a lot about California and how unfriendly it is to business and how much fiscal stress the cities are under there.  A lot of that gets placed on the … Continued

Around the World in Local Government – August 2014

http://youtu.be/s9MszVE7aR4   We’re going “Around the World” again with a new cast of characters. This month, we have selected Brian Halverson, Brian Southey, Marc Nelson, and Stephen O’Brien. Today we introduce you to the participants, and in the following days, we’ll roll out their responses to questions about local government in their various regions.  Brian Halverson … Continued

Introducing the Southeast Advisory Board

Adding to the Advisory Board(s) The Southeast chapter of ELGL has been working diligently to form an advisory board to assist the forming chapter it its development. The new advisory board will work to attract new members, brainstorm future events, and pass along ideas for website content related to the Southeast region. For more information … Continued

New Sensation: Marc Nelson, City of Roanoke (VA), Economic Development

We’re back with the new “New Sensation” feature. We’ve updated the questions based on your feedback. You’ll now learn about the best YouTube videos on the web, read about gift ideas for the holiday season, and learn about the career accomplishments of our new members.  As a reminder, we developed this feature to introduce you … Continued

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