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Leaders in Local Government
12 minutes | Sep 22, 2020
Hurricane Sally - Jerry Weisenfeld
First, I apologize for my audio - Jerry sounded great. Buttons, everything's a button. Anyway, Jerry Weisenfeld, with the Alabama State Parks Division sits down to discuss Hurricane Sally; the destruction, the beautiful pier, and the rebuilding.
29 minutes | Sep 7, 2020
Communications with Tiffany Norton - Dorchester County, SC
Tiffany is passionate about government communications. In this episode, she enforces the belief that communicators must have a seat at the table, listen to their constituency, and maybe venture out of the public sector to build private sector relationships.
23 minutes | Aug 24, 2020
Brian Namey (NACo) - COVID & Conferences
COVID-19 has affected us all. There's no arguing that. But one big punch in the gut is how covid has affected in-person conferences and meetings. Today we talk with Brian Namey, the Chief Public Affairs officer for NACo, the National Association of Counties. He’ll give us his take on the pros and cons of virtual vs on site - and the steps NACo is taking to continually connect county government across the country.
30 minutes | Aug 11, 2020
Charles "Chuck" Marohn - Strong Towns
Chuck Marohn is passionate about building our cities and towns the right way. He is the Founder and President of Strong Towns - an organization that supports thousands of people across the United States and Canada who are advocating for a radically new way of thinking about the way we build our world.Chuck also authored several books and is featured in the documentary film Owned: A Tale of Two Americans. He was also named one of the 10 Most Influential Urbanists of all time.Chuck has a goal of building our cities and towns the right way - from the bottom up. He is a Professional Engineer (PE) licensed in the State of Minnesota and a land use planner with two decades of experience. Chuck also hosts the Strong Towns Podcast and is a long time commentator on KAXE Northern Community Radio, where he co-hosts the Dig Deep program.
50 minutes | Jul 27, 2020
Jim Hunt Amazing Cities
Jim Hunt, author, speaker, and former president of the National League of Cities shares his wisdom on local government and how your city or town can move from great to AMAZING!
25 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
Elected Officials & Staff Relationships
The relationship between an elected official and a staff person is not always what it should be. They can be fraught with personality clashes or blind misunderstandings . . . but they don’t have to be. Today on Leaders In Government we’re talking with Mike Conduff, President and CEO of The Elim Group. He has more than 40 years of leadership, management, and governance experience.A multiple-time Best-Selling Author, he’s considered one of the country’s leading experts in the field of municipal and not-for-profit governance.
37 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Cybersecurity & Governments (Revisited)
We get to pull a good one out of the vault. Today we discuss cybersecurity and governments. COVID has taken everyone from their office to the HOME-office. This brings a new element to IT government security.
37 minutes | Jun 15, 2020
Community Policing & Government (Revisited)
With the current tone in this country, we need to hear this one again. I sat down with Redondo Beach, CA chief of police Keith Kauffman and we discussed Community Policing.
11 minutes | Jun 1, 2020
Building Strong Communities (I)
What does it take to build a strong community? Let's look beyond the symptoms - revenue, leadership, time - and find what it takes to build a strong community.
28 minutes | Mar 31, 2020
COVID-19, Social Media & Local Government
COVID-19 - This pandemic has halted not only a country, but the world. The ramifications are not yet fully known. How will this affect our economy, education, government, and our neighbors?Information about this health crisis is coming at us from all directions - using all forms of media. Today we talk to Dustin McKissen from McKissen & Co. about social media and how to best use this medium during this crisis - today on Leaders in Local Government.
36 minutes | Feb 24, 2020
Community Policing & Local Government
On this episode we talk with Redondo Beach, CA Chief of Police Keith Kauffman about forging a partnership with the community to control and prevent crime and improve the quality of life in the community. Community Policing is our topic on Leaders in Local Government.
34 minutes | Feb 10, 2020
Public Lands & Local Government
Eric Peterson from Coconino County, AZ joins me this week on Leaders in Local Government. We'll discuss Public Lands and the money woes faced from non-taxable land.
30 minutes | Jan 27, 2020
Infrastructure & Local Governments
LiLG talks with Richie Beyer, Chief Engineer and Operations Officer (CEOO) for Elmore County, AL. The job description of a county engineer is changing. There is no more just "roads and bridges". Today, an engineer is faced with budget woes, rapid technology advancements, and aging infrastructure. LiLG will help you prepare for the future.
36 minutes | Jan 13, 2020
Cybersecurity & Local Governments
Cyber security is affecting local governments around the world. Ransomware, phishing, and data breaches are just a couple of the issues that are facing cities and counties. A little cyber hygiene can go a long way to protecting valuable information and Rita Reynolds will tell you all about it.Rita Reynolds is the CTO for the National Association f Counties (NACo). She oversees the internal technology operations of NACo, and leads NACo’s technology programs and initiatives for counties. Before joining NACo, Rita served as the CIO for the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania. She holds a B.A. in Business Administration with a minor in Political Science from Messiah College and several certifications, including the Certified Government Chief Information Officer (CGCIO). Rita has been the receipt of numerous awards over the years including the Technology Council of Central Pennsylvania’s 2019 Moxie Award, and the Government Technology’s 2017 Top 25 Doers, Dreamers and Drivers.
1 minutes | Sep 27, 2019
Leaders in Local Government Trailer
The trailer for Leaders in Local Government. A bi-weekly podcast focusing on the great leaders in our communities. Leaders in Local Government will cover topics from cyber threats to land rights. Whether you're in local government or just want to learn more about leadership, Leaders in Local Government is your first stop.
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