Part of your work day that you look forward to the most.
Morning salutations and current event run down before we dive into the day.
What elected office do you think can make the biggest impact?
Two solutions for fixing governments problems.
An engaged voting public, and a fearless civic minded public.
What’s on your iPod’s “Recently Played” list?
Halloween music from my department’s harvest festival last month.
Favorite holiday gift you’ve received:
The Macbook Pro and case
Your biggest regret so far:
Walking away from a fitness routine…
Excited to finally read the Hunger Games
Give us recommendations for future ELGL speakers:
- Ron Sims
- Sen. Jackie Winter
- Rep. Bev Johnson
- Commissioner Roy Rogers
- Former Mayor Rob Drake
- Richard Brandman (formerly CRC, Metro and Streetcar project)
- Gov Chris Gregoire
- Sen Patty Murray
- Lynn Peterson
- or the staffers of any of the current or former electeds listed
Should government be run like a business?
Why not in terms of accounting controls? Probably not in terms of high risk revenue investments.
Where will you be in five years?
The Portland Metro area.
Three items on your bucket list:
- Weatherize my home
- Update my assess on all of my accounts and memberships
- Start training for something!
Three items on your career bucket list:
- Diversify my mentor relationships
- Update my career path
- Take more risks
Blackeyed Peas and NERD
Three things that will be said about you at your retirement party:
- One tough chick who knew how to make things happen… and you can always rely on.
- “I was always intimidated, until I got to know her… She is super serious on the outside…”
- She always remembered the personal details of an interaction.
(Fill in the blank) ELGL is…..
A brilliant engaging group of young emerging professionals working for or passionate about governance and public service careers.
Previous Lightning Round Profiles
- David Matz, Oregon DHS
- Katie Mange, City of Wilsonville
- Andy Gale, Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office
- Michelle Bixler, Willamalane Park and Recreation
- Elise Scolnick, City of Damascus
- Charles Clark, Lane County
- Rhett Tatum, Clackamas County
- Eric King, City of Bend and Gary Allis, Tauranga, New Zealand
- Sue Ryan, City of Canby
- David Snider, City of Sandy
- Amanda Lamb, City of San Diego, CA
- Elisa Hamblin, City of Portland
- Norma Alley, City of Newberg
- Mary Beth Henry, City of Portland
- Debbie Matheney, Eugene School District
- Jessica Struyk, City of Gresham
- Petra Schuetz, City of Coburg
- Rhyan Van Horn, TriMet
- Mark Stotik, Clackamas County
- Heidi Starks, West Slope Water District
- Teri Bankhead, City of Milwaukie
- Anthony Petchel, Bank of the Cascades
- Pat Mobley, Portland State University
- Ashley Graff, University of Kansas
- Eric Chambers, City of Gresham