Tag: Patrick Preston

Part II: Inside the Twitter Race – The Snowmageddon Edition

What is the Great Oregon Twitter Race?  Towards the end of 2013, Patrick Preston, Hillsboro public affairs manager, decided to issue a challenge to neighboring jurisdictions. They wanted to expand their social media presence and specifically focus on making their Twitter account more accessible and active. So they contacted other nearby cities and a competition … Continued

Part I: Inside the Great Oregon Twitter Race

The Starting Line Social media is being used by more and more citizens, and local governments are playing catch-up as we try to figure out how to use Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms effectively.  ELGL has published a few articles on the subject and saw an opportunity to share lessons learned from the “Great Oregon Twitter Race.” In this … Continued

12.21.13 Your Morning Buzz

Twitter City Challenge: When you play the game of thrones, you win or you die. Hillsboro challenges cities in friendly Twitter throwdown to hit 2,014 followers   2014 Membership Drive “ELGL is this really cool group of “young ones” that are our profession’s future, as a profession and as an association, in my opinion.” says … Continued

The Transition with Patrick Preston, City of Hillsboro, Public Affairs Manager

Hillsboro names broadcast television reporter as new public affairs manager Here is an example of the circle of life of ELGL features. A few months ago, we covered the retirement of Barbara Simon, Hillsboro Public Affairs Manager. Today we cover the transition of her replacement, Patrick Preston. Patrick joins the wonderful world of local government … Continued

03.28.12 The Afternoon Delight

Shy Boy and his Friend Shock the Audience with The Prayer [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcQwYps_tVc&w=560&h=315] Rewind ELGL Special Forum with CEO of Strategic Government Resources 03.23.12 Knope of the Week ELGL Call for Resumes – Clarification Welcome Evans School Students Timbers Luncheon RSVP 03.28.12 The Morning Buzz The Social Network Stay connected by following these feeds. Twitter: Pete Ferryman, Patrick Preston, Renewable NW Project, Pass Fir5t Facebook: City … Continued

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