Wed, Jan 17, 2018 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM PST
You’re sharing data with your citizens—but is anyone really listening? And, do they truly understand what you’re trying to communicate? Join Nick and Kent as they share the importance of clarity and storytelling in local government.
Additionally, uncover how you can:
- Tell compelling stories by connecting people with facts and feelings
- Achieve clarity with high-performance principles
- Become a master storyteller with 3 quick tips
- Celebrate your successes with the 1st Annual Clarity Awards.
Nick Kittel, Cartegraph Government Performance and Innovation Coach
Before joining the Cartegraph team, Kittle served as the chief innovation officer of Adams County, Colorado, where he managed the organization’s performance, innovation, sustainability, business solutions, and training and development efforts. Nick’s team won the 2017 Outstanding Achievement in Local Government Award from the Alliance for Innovation, and prior to his work in Adams County, Nick worked in roles such as public works director, administrative services director, and innovation and sustainability director—founding one of the first five civic innovation offices in the country.
Cartegraph, headquartered in Dubuque, Iowa, empowers cities and counties to become high-performance organizations. They offer services and software to help local government agencies manage assets effectively, deploy resources efficiently and become more productive for the benefit of their citizens. For more information, please visit
Kent Wyatt, ELGL Co-Founder and City of Tigard Senior Management Analyst
Kent is the co-founder of the Engaging Local Government Leaders (ELGL) and a senior management analyst for the City of Tigard. ELGL is a nationwide organization of more than 2,600 members who are committed to increasing diversity and inclusion in local government, humanizing local government through initiatives such as #CityHallSelfie Day and the GovLove podcast, and connecting local government decision-makers with the best companies working in the local government arena.