Tag: Willamette

New Sensation: Elizabeth Calixtro, City of Independence

We’re back with the new “New Sensation” feature. We’ve updated the questions based on your feedback. You’ll now learn about the best YouTube videos on the web, read about gift ideas for the holiday season, and learn about the career accomplishments of our new members.  As a reminder, we developed this feature to introduce you … Continued

Here Comes the Fall

The recent dreary weather we’ve had in the Willamette Valley has reminded everyone that fall is fast approaching.  Along with the cooler weather fall also brings the start of the school year and football season.  This year fall also marks the beginning of a brand new type of ELGL networking event! Micronetworking ELGL is always … Continued

New Sensation with Justin Powell, City of Greenville, SC, Budget Administrator

[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 Kevin Perkins, Benton County

[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 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

New Sensation with Kristin Akervall, Austen Group

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 would they … Continued

Afterword: A Passion for Public Service Headed to Chapel Hill

Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV – A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista Stay Connected with Rafael: Email, LinkedIn, and Twitter Now that Rafael has decided to take his talents to Chapel Hill, it is time to focus on the fun details of moving from Oregon to North Carolina. Before Rafael escapes the rainy, overcast … Continued

Kittelson’s Corner: My Name Is….

ELGL meet Ben Kittelson, Portland State MPA student and new ELGL project assistant. Ben is part of ELGL’s continuing effort to offer real work experience for those considering a career in local government. We feel this is one of the most important contributions that ELGL can make to the future of government, and the opportunity … Continued

Part IV: A Passion for Public Service Headed to Chapel Hill

Part I, Part II, and Part III – A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78O6–THTF0&w=560&h=315] Simply from reading the news, one can easily infer that our communities (locally, regionally, and nationally) face critical decisions regarding our future. Amid this backdrop, I made the decision this fall that I was going to pursue a Master in Public … Continued

Part III: A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista

Part I and Part II – A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista Submit In an evening in late December, I finally pushed the “Submit” button of the last of my applications for a Fall MPA (or, in one case, MBA/MPA) program. This single gesture capped months of preparation and hard work: from online research and informational … Continued

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