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Taking the ‘Fire’ Out of ‘Fire Department’

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Here’s your chance to learn from Phil Keisling and Kent Robinson about their recent Governing Magazine article titled “Why We Need to Take the ‘Fire’ Out of ‘Fire Department’.” Click here to register for this free ELGL webinar with Phil and Kent on August 18 at noon (PDT).  You’ll learn about the research behind their … Continued

My Story with Will Wright, Community Engagement Specialist

ELGL’s mission is to connect, communicate, and educate. One way we do that is by “telling our story.” Today we learn the story of Will Wright. Right now, I am working on….going the next mile, literally. I’m on my first multi-day bicycle trip and it’s kicking my butt. Other than that, this is a time of reflection … Continued

Exceptional Talent Available: CPS Hatfield & Oregon Fellows

The Silver Tsunami is coming! The future vitality and success of our public institutions will depend on attracting and developing exceptional, innovative, ethical, and ready leaders. That’s why Portland State University’s Center for Public Service “Next Generation Initiative” (NGI) has created the Oregon Fellowship and Hatfield Resident Fellowship programs. The Center for Public Service (CPS) … Continued

Reflections on the Fall Quarter

Kittelson’s Corner is back again this time the ELGL Program Manager is here to tell us about his most recently completed quarter of graduate school.  Ben is a second year MPA student at Portland State University, he is also an intern at the City of West Linn, where he works on communications and economic development … Continued

The Five-O-Nine Experience with Dan Englund

As part of ELGL’s commitment to providing local government experience to our members, we are excited to welcome Dan Englund to our team. Dan will be completing his PSU MPA “509” requirement by spearheading our strategic plan and communications strategy. Dan introduces himself in the below blog post.  Thanks to Dr. Phillip Cooper, PSU MPA … Continued

New Sensation: Emily Leuning, Oregon Microenterprise Network

What better way to learn about a new ELGL member than a series of extremely personal questions that may or may not be work related. That is our goal in the New Sensation feature. Whether it is learning about a person’s top accomplishments in the last 24 hours or learning about the inside of their … Continued

New Sensation with Amanda Stratton, NC Association of Counties and UNC MPA Student

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV-QGQVZv0k&w=420&h=315] Since ELGL is not a big fan of icebreakers and since we would rather not know what animal you want to be, this  feature will serve as a way of introducing new members. While you won’t learn about their favorite animal, you will learn about their ideal Sunday morning, which dead people would … Continued

New Sensation with Jessica Nunley, Newberg Assistant Planner

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iV-QGQVZv0k&w=420&h=315] Since ELGL is not a big fan of icebreakers and since we would rather not know what animal you want to be, this  feature will serve as a way of introducing new members. While you won’t learn about their favorite animal, you will learn about their ideal Sunday morning, which dead people would … Continued

New Sensation with Beth Otto, City of Lake Oswego and PSU MURP Student

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jujG5X9iZs&w=560&h=315] Since ELGL is not a big fan of icebreakers and since we would rather not know what animal you want to be, this blog feature will serve as a means of introducing new members. While you won’t learn about their favorite animal, you will learn about their ideal Sunday morning, which dead people … Continued

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