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Great Lineup of Speakers for League Symposium on 09.24.16 in Kansas City

Join the League of Women in Government (League) in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and our fantastic SPONSORS for this half day (12:30 pm to 5:00 pm) League Symposium + Networking Event the day before the ICMA Annual Conference begins in Kansas City! 465 more words


Save the Date: 09.24.16 for League of Women in Government Signature Symposium Event in Kansas City, MO

The League of Women in Government is pleased to announce our first signature symposium event in collaboration with the International City/County Management Association:

#13Percent to #GenderBalance……BECAUSE IT’S 2016! 39 more words


(Over)time marches on

At Tuesday’s meeting, staff will request Council to amend this year’s General Fund budget to increase the level of spending authorized for the fire department – while, at the same time, adjusting the police department expense budget downward. 2,193 more words

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Guest Blogger Jan Perkins on Having the Confidence to Pursue the TOP JOB

By Jan Perkins, Former City Manager and ICMA Senior Advisor/West Region Liaison

There are many reasons women are under-represented as chief executives in local governments (and many other areas in business and government as well). 541 more words


Villanova ICMA Event on 4/20: Why Choose a Career in Local Government?

Do you think a career in local government may be for you? Are you interested in networking for your career? Check this out!

The ICMA Student Chapter at Villanova will be hosting a panel discussion and reception called “Why Choose a Career in Local Government?” on Wednesday, April 20th at 4:00 p.m. 25 more words


Former City Manager & ICMA Liaison Jan Perkins Explains Her Story & Career Resiliency in Local Government

Interview of Jan Perkins by Samantha (Sam) Ferrigno, Membership & Marketing Manager, ICMA

Recently I was reading PM magazine searching for leadership articles or quick tips that I chould share on this blog, and I thumbed across ‘Building Career Resiliency: Hone Your Ability to Grow from Adversity.’ The article includes… 660 more words


ICMA President Pat Martel & ICMA Liaison/Senior Advisor Jan Perkins on Building Career Resiliency

Hone Your Ability to Grow From Adversity

By Pat Martel, ICMA-CM, and Jan Perkins, ICMA-CM

Everyone who pursues a fulfilling career will eventually encounter challenges that will help define his or her future. 486 more words