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Alisha Powell Gillis

Senior Editor, Route Fifty

Alisha Powell Gillis
Alisha Powell Gillis is a former senior editor for Route Fifty. She was responsible for programming live and online events content, moderating panel discussions and soliciting, editing and writing analytical pieces. Before joining Route Fifty, Alisha was the director for community impact at the Urban Libraries Council (ULC) where she worked to connect urban public libraries to critical issues in state and local government and led event programming. Prior to ULC, Alisha served the nation's governors for nearly a decade at the National Governors Association where she specialized in homeland security, emergency management and cybersecurity issues. Alisha holds a master's degree in global security studies from Johns Hopkins University and a bachelor's degree in political science from Hofstra University.
Data & Analytics

The next era of data-driven local government

Cities and other localities are entering a new phase with how they incorporate data into decision-making.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Tech summit explores innovation in state and local gov

Route Fifty and GCN join forces for the virtual GovExec SLG Tech Summit happening this week, Nov. 1-3. Tune in to hear from local leaders from across the country about how innovations in technology are improving operations and services.

Cloud & Infrastructure

Becoming a future city

Learn how local leaders from across the country are preparing for the opportunities and challenges at Route Fifty’s third annual Future Cities summit, Sept. 27-29.

What’s next for the state and local government workforce

Learn how agencies can revitalize the work environment to become an employer of choice at Route Fifty's free virtual State of the SLG Workforce summit.