This section of
the Institute’s website is dedicated to the life and service of
Ruth Vreeland (1935-2004).
Concerned resident, local elected official, teacher and
Institute board member, Ruth was a passionate advocate for her
community and public involvement.
How can one effectively communicate with decision-makers?
Local agency processes are group decision-making processes in
which one needs the support of others to make things happen.
Decision-making bodies typically have procedures designed designed to guide the discussion and decision-making process.
The Institute has prepared a number of resources in Spanish to
enhance understanding of how local government works among
officials, staff, media and members of the public.
La institución a preparado un numero de recursos en español para
mejorar el entendimiento de como el gobierno local trabaja entre
oficiales, personal, medios de comunicación y miembros de el