Forty-one local officials from across Massachusetts have served as president of the Massachusetts Municipal Association since 1979. The one-year term rotates among mayors, selectmen, councillors and town managers.

2017 – Mel Kleckner, town administrator, Brookline
2016 – Lisa Blackmer, councillor, North Adams
2015 – David Dunford, selectman, Orleans
2014 – Kevin Dumas, mayor, Attleboro
2013 – Kate Fitzpatrick, town manager, Needham
2012 – Robert G. Logan, councillor, Waltham
2011 – Joshua Ostroff, selectman, Natick
2010 – William Scanlon, mayor, Beverly
2009 – Jeff Nutting, town administrator, Franklin
2008 – Bruce Tobey, councillor, Gloucester
2007 – David Kielson, select board member, Chesterfield
2006 – Clare Higgins, mayor, Northampton
2005 – Richard Kelliher, town administrator, Brookline
2004 – William Zaskey, alderman, Chicopee
2003 – Raphaela Rozanski, selectman, Medway
2002 – Michael McGlynn, mayor, Medford
2001 – Carl Valente, town manager, Weston
2001 – John Petrin, town administrator, Harvard*
2000 – Claire Freda, councillor, Leominster
1999 – William Hardin, selectman, Easton
1998 – Michael Capuano, mayor, Somerville
1997 – Barry Del Castilho, town manager, Amherst
1996 – David Humphrey, selectman, Eastham
1995 – Edward Reilly, mayor, Pittsfield
1994 – Brian Bullock, town manager, Holden
1993 – Stephen Kulik, selectman, Worthington
1992 – Michael Hogan, mayor, Marlborough
1991 – Buzz Stapczynski, town manager, Andover
1990 – Paul Marshall, selectman, Lexington
1989 – Peter Torigian, mayor, Peabody
1988 – Mary Hale, selectman, Tyringham
1987 – Marilyn Morris, executive secretary, Norfolk
1987 – Steven Sheiffer, town manager, Concord*
1986 – Theodore Mann, mayor, Newton
1985 – H. Eugene Carr, selectman, Sandwich
1984 – Robert Hutchinson Jr., town manager, Lexington
1983 – Eugene Brune, mayor, Somerville
1982 – Peter Menard, selectman, Windsor
1981 – Peter Boyer, town manager, Southbridge
1980 – Antonio Marino, mayor, Lynn
1979 – Nancy Eddy, selectman, Amherst

* – resigned midterm due to change of employment