The MMA Board of Directors is installed during the association’s Annual Business Meeting, held each January. The 2021 Board was installed on January 22, 2021.

The voting directors are selected by the following MMA organizations:

  • Massachusetts Mayors’ Association (MMaA)
  • Massachusetts Municipal Management Association (MMMA)
  • Massachusetts Select Board Association (MSA)
  • Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association (MMCA)
  • Association of Town Finance Committees (ATFC)

The most immediate MMA past president still holding local office is an ex-officio member of the board. The MMA executive director is a non-voting, ex-officio member of the board.

The MMA Board of Directors holds eight regular meetings per year in Boston, followed by a regular meeting of the Local Government Advisory Commission with the governor. The board also holds an annual retreat meeting. For information on the board’s activities, contact the executive director’s office at the MMA.

* Denotes Executive Committee member

Appointed Directors

Adam Chapdelaine*
Town Manager, Arlington
MMA President
Ruthanne Fuller*
Mayor, Newton
MMA Vice President
Scott Galvin*
Mayor, Woburn
MMaA President
Linda Tyer*
Mayor, Pittsfield
MMaA First Vice President
Kim Janey
Acting Mayor, Boston
MMaA Second Vice President
Lisa Blackmer*
Councillor, North Adams
MMCA President
Jeovanny Rodriguez*
Councillor, Lawrence
MMCA First Vice President
Eric Steinhilber
Councillor, Barnstable
MMCA Second Vice President
Julie Jacobson*
Town Manager, Auburn
MMMA President
George "Bud" Dunham*
Town Manager, Sandwich
MMMA First Vice President
Steve Bartha
Town Manager, Danvers
MMMA Second Vice President
Michael Bettencourt*
Select Board, Winchester
MSA President
Michael Walsh*
Select Board, Westwood
MSA First Vice President
Jill Hai
Select Board, Lexington
MSA Second Vice President
Brian Boyle*
Advisory Committee, Bolton
ATFC President
John Trickey*
Finance Committee, Pelham
ATFC First Vice President
Cecilia Calabrese*
Councillor, Agawam
MMA Immediate Past President
Geoffrey Beckwith
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Executive Director & CEO, MMA; President & CEO, MIIA

Elected Directors

Brian Arrigo
Mayor, Revere
MMaA District 4 Representative
Lisa Braccio
Board of Selectman, Southborough
MSA District 5 Representative
Ralph Figy
Councillor, Westfield
MMCA District 1 Representative
Andrew Flanagan
Town Manager, Andover
MMMA District 2 Representative
Claire Freda
Councillor, Leominster
MMCA District 2 Representative
Andrew Hogeland
Select Board, Williamstown
MSA District 1 Representative
Donna Holaday
Mayor, Newburyport
MMaA District 3 Representative
Thomas Hutcheson
Town Manager, Dalton
MMMA District 1 Representative
Diane Kennedy
Select Board, Cohasset
MSA Secretary
Afroz Khan
Councillor, Newburyport
MMCA District 3 Representative
John McLaughlin
Councillor, Waltham
MMCA District 5 Representative
Dan Matthews
Select Board, Needham
MSA District 3 Representative
David Narkewicz
Mayor, Northampton
MMaA District 1 Representative
Moises Rodrigues
Councillor, Brockton
MMCA District 4 Representative
Alan Slavin
Board of Selectman, Wareham
MSA District 4 Representative
Peter Spellios
Select Board, Swampscott
MSA District 2 Representative
Kevin Sweet
Town Administrator, Wrentham
MMMA District 5 Representative
Arthur Vigeant
Mayor, Marlborough
MMaA District 2 Representative
Kristi Williams
Town Manager, Westborough
MMMA District 3 Representative
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