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Podcast: Social Media in Local Government, Lori Hall, West Linn, OR

Lori Hall Citizen Engagement Coordinator West Linn, OR LinkedIn | Twitter How can governments up their Twitter followers? Increase traffic to parks? Lori Hall, the Citizen Engagement Coordinator at the City of West Linn, breaks down her social media strategy. Keep Reading ‘People are really happy in West Linn’ Rest of the Story: The Portland Blotter … Continued

Podcast: Increasing Women in Leadership, Gender Equality in Local Government

  Bridget (Doyle) Kozlowski Community Relations Director Sterling Heights, MI LinkedIn | Twitter GovLove Co-Host Kirsten Wyatt and Bridget Kozlowski, Community Relations Director for Sterling Heights, MI, dive into the important issue of increasing the percentage of women in local government. These two women have been champions in leading the conversation on how to speed up … Continued

Deep Thoughts with Elissa Preston, City of West Linn

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. Elissa Preston City of West Linn, OR — Human Resources Manager Connect: LinkedIn (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is….. An exciting opportunity to learn … Continued

Deep Thoughts with Thomas Frank, West Linn City Councilor

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. Thomas Frank City of West Linn, OR – City Councilor Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter   (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is…..the premier northwest conference. … Continued

Part III: Inside the Twitter Race – State of the City Edition

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 was born.  The race was on to … Continued

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

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

Knope of the Week: Ben Kittelson, ELGL Project Manager

What is the Knope of the Week? It’s our way of recognizing an individual or group of individuals who have excelled in promoting the public sector. Recipients may come from the public or private sector and are nominated by ELGL members. Recipients receive an incredible amount of recognition and prizes that we are not at … Continued

Knope of the Week: 2014 Organizational Members

What is the Knope of the Week? It’s our way of recognizing an individual or group of individuals who have excelled in promoting the public sector. Recipients may come from the public or private sector and are nominated by ELGL members. Recipients receive an incredible amount of recognition and prizes that we are not at … Continued

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