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League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner

League Board Member Ted Staton Honored as 2019 ICMA Outstanding Mentor Award Winner By League Newsletter Editor The ICMA Outstanding Mentor Awards recognize local government professionals who have demonstrated a commitment to mentoring the next generation of local government leaders and who have had a significant positive impact on the life and career of their [...]

By |2019-02-12T23:44:55+00:00February 12th, 2019|Exclusives, Featured, Mentor, Mentoring|0 Comments

Recap of the 2018 Baltimore Symposium

2018 BALTIMORE LEAGUE + ICMA UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIUM The 3rd Annual ICMA University + League of Women in Government Symposium  was held in conjunction with the ICMA Annual Conference on Saturday, October 22nd. This annual pre-conference event focused on trending issues that are important to not only local government women, but to everyone who is striving for [...]

By |2019-01-16T01:32:40+00:00January 16th, 2019|Events & Learning, Events & learning|0 Comments

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy

Graduation Day for the First Class of the NW Women’s Leadership Academy By Rachael Fuller & Jessica Harper Thirty women in local government throughout the state of Oregon wrapped up a 10-month leadership program in November. The program, which began in February, 2018, provided women with in-person opportunities to enhance skills and competencies, build confidence, [...]

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award

Announcing the Finalists for the 2018 League of Women in Government Leadership Trailblazer Award By LWG Editor The League of Women in Government and the National Research Center, Inc. jointly announced the finalists for the 2018 Leadership Trailblazer Award. Announcing the winners, League President, Ashley Jacobs added, "Of the fifty-six amazing nominees from across [...]

By |2018-12-31T04:28:06+00:00August 27th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager – Boulder, CO on the Importance of Embracing Your Career

LWG Interview with Jane Brautigam, City Manager - Boulder, CO on Being the Next ICMA President Elect, Social Resilience and the Importance of Embracing Your Career By LWG Editor League CAO, Pam Antil recently spoke with newly selected ICMA President Elect Jane Brautigam (City Manager, Boulder, CO). Pam and Jane spoke about the concept of [...]

By |2018-08-20T20:34:54+00:00July 26th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

What We’ve Learned From Our Moms…

WHAT I LEARNED FROM MY MOM... We asked our colleagues from across the nation to share their musings about their mothers. It is clear from the response that most everyone learned important life lessons that translate to our day-to-day work in local government! Happy Mother's Day! Lori Sassoon, Assistant City Manager, Rancho [...]

By |2018-05-16T04:08:12+00:00May 11th, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, Chief Executive Officer & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture

LWG Interview with Ron Holifield, CEO - Strategic Government Resources & Author, 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant Leadership Culture   By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Ron Holifield, former city manager, CEO of Strategic Government Resources AND author of 4th Dimension Leadership: A Radical Strategy for Creating An Authentic Servant [...]

By |2018-05-25T01:40:53+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government

LWG Interview with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa ACM & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government By LWG Editor Recently, we talked with Tammy Letourneau, Costa Mesa Assistant City Manager & Founding Member of WLG-CA and the League of Women in Government. Tammy talked about being an ACM, a City Manager, and [...]

By |2018-03-19T22:13:50+00:00March 19th, 2018|#GenderBalance, Educate, Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|0 Comments

Guest Writer Heidi Voorhees on The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader

Have You Been a Naughty or Nice Boss? Heidi Voorhees Shares The Ten Things Employees Tell Us They Want In a Leader By Heidi Voorhees, President, GovHRUSA We’ve interviewed thousands of employees as a part of our recruitment and selection processes. Here is what they tell us they want in a leader, boss, manager, and [...]

By |2017-12-31T06:26:31+00:00December 20th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Guest Blog Posts|1 Comment

Career Corner: The Art of Negotiating – Tips from Cheryl Hilvert, Management & Leadership Consultant

Speak up for yourself! To help women better position themselves for negotiating — whether for salary purposes or to get better assignments — the League is doing a series of articles with tips and techniques to help local government women improve their skills by learning from other women in the field. This article is the third in our continuing series. [...]

By |2018-02-14T02:26:20+00:00August 30th, 2017|Exclusives, Featured, Uncategorized|0 Comments