Tag: Marissa Grass

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2018

We’re celebrating Mother’s Day by recognizing a few of the incredible women who have contributed to ELGL. Local Gov Administering & Mothering by Charlotte Colley I knew I would come back to work. I didn’t want to stay home. Not because I didn’t love my baby but because I really like my local government career. … Continued

Reality of Returning to Work After Childbirth

Marissa Grass (LinkedIn & Twitter) is an ELGL All Star and communicator at the City of Tigard, OR.  When I read Kirsten Wyatt’s article, “Glacial Pace: State of Women Managers in Local Government,” I was thrilled someone had drawn attention to the issue. My excitement lead me to read the entire ICMA article, “Women Leading … Continued

Engaged: Talking Public Involvement with Marissa Grass

Hi, I’m Marissa Grass and I’m passionate about service and community. At work I am a planner and public involvement nerd, but both are by accident (or fate?). In my free time I enjoy long walks on the beach with my new husband and yellow lab. I also love finding new restaurants, friends, volunteer opportunities, … Continued

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