Tag: Networking

Podcast: Planning Peeps with Kyle Kingma, Tyler, TX

Kyle Kingma Planning Manager Tyler, TX LinkedIn | Twitter Finding a human way to talk about planning. Kyle Kingma the founder of Planning Peeps and the Planning Manager for the City of Tyler, Texas joined GovLove to talk about the memes and fun spirit behind the community for planners, by planners. Kyle discussed his path into planning as well … Continued

Dessert & Local Gov’t: Join Us at NCCCMA Winter Conference

SEELGL is hosting the SWEETEST local government mixer at the 2015 NC City and County Management Association’s winter seminar. Mark your calendars for Thursday, February 5 and join us to sample delicious desserts, enjoy our awesome selfie booth, and hear some sweet words of wisdom from seasoned local government professionals. You won’t want to miss … Continued

What Exactly Is an Assistant to the City Manager?

Ben McCready, Rock Island (IL) assistant to the city manager, debuts a new column on the role of an assistant to the city manager, and most importantly, he gives you exclusive access into what the heck an assistant to the city manager does. This past weekend I made a routine trip to the farmers market. Awash … Continued

2014 ELGL Resume Book – Deadline Extended Until May 12

What is it? Every year ELGL collects resumes and then compiles them into a book that gets shared with our members and organizational partners. This is a great opportunity to give yourself exposure, find out what other members are up to and connect with people who have worked on a project you are interested in. Is this … Continued

Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA) Spring Conference

Our friends at the Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA) would like to invite all ELGL members to their 2014 spring conference! ELGL members can even attend at a discount. So mark your calendars for Friday March 21st from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm and read on for more information. 2014 Spring Conference The OEDA Spring … Continued

Groups You Should Know: Oregon ITE and WTS Portland

Oregon ITE and WTS Portland We want to share information on two organizations: the Oregon Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) and Women’s Transportation Seminar (WTS) Portland.  These groups are doing great work advancing transportation causes and providing learning opportunities for people who are interested in transportation.  If you are interested in transportation and want to keep … Continued

Networking Your Butt Off

This is part two in the ELGL feature “An MPA From My Apt” by Josh Halladay.  Josh is pursuing his MPA degree from the University of Southern California online MPA program.  You can read his first column here.  Josh is a graduate of Willamette University and has local government experience at the campaign level.  He … Continued

The 10 Cardinal Sins of Networking

By ALISON GREEN, US News and World Report When you’re reaching out to your network to help you find a job, the last thing you want to do is annoy your contacts. Before you make that next call or send that next email, make sure you’re not committing any of these 10 cardinal sins of networking: 1. … Continued

Welcome New Members

Dan Knoll Communications Director, City of Wilsonville Steve Bryant Oregon Senior Advisor, ICMA Rachel Fox Parks & Environmental Services, Metro Ina Zucker Council Policy Manager, Metro Laurie Boyce Associate Member of OAMR Mark Apker John Sheehan Education Program Manager, Metro Heather Coston Communications Department, Metro Patrick Foiles Human Resources, City of Lake Oswego Kathryn Sofich … Continued

December Luncheon: Secretary of State Kate Brown

ELGL Luncheon Speaker Series Secretary of State Kate Brown December 14, 2011 @ 11:45 West Linn Public Library 1595 Burns Street West Linn, Oregon An RSVP will be required due to limited seating capacity.

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