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Local Government Days

The Leadership Group strives to plan one Local Government Day every month. Staff facilitates these unique opportunities so that member company representatives can better connect with elected officials at the local level. These immensely popular roundtables often facilitate discussions around the crux of local politics: Transportation, housing, energy, environmental policy, and more. In 2018, Local Government Days have been conducted for the Cities of Campbell, Los Gatos, Monte Sereno, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, and others. 

Contact Information

Kristen Petersen, Senior Associate of Government Relations
Email: [email protected]
Phone Number: (408) 501-7856


Who Should Participate

  • Elected leaders from the given city or county highlighted in the Local Government Day
  • Senior staff and appointed leaders within the city
  • CEOs, deputies, government relations directors who have operations or interests in the given city, county, or who have employees who reside in the city
  • Leadership Group staff who are community owners or elected buddies with the relevant city and/or elected leaders present

What We Ask of You

  • Come prepared to ask constructive questions
  • Participate in a facilitated conversation surrounding regional issues relevant to the city or region
  • Prepare to be engaged to find solutions

What Is The Purpose

Local Government Days are an opportunity for Leadership Group member companies to further build partnerships with local municipalities and elected leaders, increasing understanding between stakeholders and helping elected leaders understand issues important to our membership and their employees.

What Is Our Promise To You

  • A mix and mingle period where participants can informally network with local elected leaders over refreshments
  • A constructive conversation centered around issues relevant to the city, county, and region
  • An approach to the conversation with a regional framework, often bringing leaders from various regional cities to the table

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