Tag: TriMet

Deep Thoughts with Inessa Vitko, TriMet Public Affairs

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Before you head to #ELGL14, read Inessa’s article on how to get around – #ELGL14: Ride TriMet! Inessa Vitko TriMet Public Affairs Connect: LinkedIn … Continued

Government Communication & TriMet’s Winter Weather Response

Ben Kittelson talks with the Public Information Officer of TriMet, Roberta Altstadt, and shares his views on government communication. There is a sense of distrust and anti-government fervor in the American psyche and the negative views and anti-government movements at the national level have trickled down to local governments. Everything from recall efforts to uncomfortable and … Continued

New Sensation: Michael Enloe, TriMet In-Street Facilities Designer

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

Josh’s Job Search Interviews Olivia Clark, TriMet

As part of ELGL’s expanded offerings, we introduce you to our newest feature, “Josh’s Job Search.” (See related article: New Blog Feature: Josh’s Job Search) Josh will be conducting informational interviews with key figures in the region. If you have suggestions for him, send him an email at joshg22@gmail.com. An Informational Interview with Olivia Clark TriMet Executive Director, … Continued

Lightning Round with Petra Schuetz, Coburg City Administrator

Petra Schuetz City Administrator City of Coburg Favorite [recently read] book of all-time: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami  Seven Types of Ambiguity by Elliot Perlman Book that is on your nightstand right now: Wildwood by Colin Meloy is on the top of the pile. (Fill in the blank) When you wake up in the morning … Continued

Updated: So (More) People Are Reading the Blog….

Many thanks to The Oregonian for their continued coverage of local government and the professionals who are working everyday to improve our communities. From Yuxing Zheng, The Oregonian Clackamas County government: Mark Stotik, a labor and employee relations manager, really admires his boss, Employee Services Director Nancy Drury, he tells the Emerging Local Government Leaders blog.    From … Continued

The Lightning Round with Rhyan Van Horn

Rhyan Van Horn TriMet, Senior Accountant of Treasury and Cash Management Student, University of Washington Evans School What book is on your nightstand?  “War & Peace”, Tolstoy. It’s been there for over two years. But I only have about 100 pages out of the 1,500 left. If you were to run for elected office, which … Continued

RSVP: ELGL Forum with TriMet General Manager

Lunch will be provided by Bridge City Café at a cost of $13 per person. You may choose from the following options: Morrison Turkey Sandwich, Hawthorne Ham & Swiss, Broadway Veggie Sandwich or a Caesar salad with or without chicken. Your lunch choice will be served with chips and a cookie. Please RSVP by submitting … Continued

ELGL & OMFOA Joint Meeting with TriMet GM Neil McFarlane

TriMet General Manager Neil McFarlane will be the guest speaker on Thursday, February 9, 2012 at a joint luncheon between ELGL and the OMFOA Developing Professionals. The luncheon will begin at 11:45 a.m. in room 1E of the State’s main office building in Portland. The room is on the first floor, accessible through the cafeteria. … Continued

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