The MMA Board of Directors is installed during the association’s Annual Business Meeting, held each January. The 2020 Board was installed on January 25, 2020.

The voting directors are selected by the following MMA organizations:

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

Melrose Alderman and MMA Board member Monica Medeiros speaks at a Meeting of the MMA Board on Nov. 13, 2018.

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

Cecilia Calabrese*
Councillor, Agawam
MMA President
Adam Chapdelaine*
Town Manager, Arlington
MMA Vice President
Jon Mitchell*
Mayor, New Bedford
MMaA President
Scott Galvin*
Mayor, Woburn
MMaA First Vice President
Martin Walsh
Mayor, Boston
MMaA Second Vice President
Lisa Blackmer*
Councillor, North Adams
MMCA President
Jeovanny Rodriguez*
Councillor, Lawrence
MMCA First Vice President
Jason LaForest
Councillor, North Adams
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
Kathleen Conlon*
Select Board Member, Milton
MSA President
Michael Bettencourt*
Select Board Member, Winchester
MSA First Vice President
Brian Boyle*
Advisory Committee, Bolton
ATFC President
Carolyn Brennan*
Finance Committee, Wilbraham
ATFC First Vice President
Ellen Allen*
Selectman, Norwell
MMA Immediate Past President/MSA Second Vice President
Geoffrey Beckwith
ext. 101
Executive Director & CEO, MMA; President & CEO, MIIA

Elected Directors

Brian Arrigo
Mayor, Revere
MMaA District 4 Representative
Peter Christopher
Councillor, Winthrop
MMCA District 5 Representative
Andrew Flanagan
Town Manager, Andover
MMMA District 2 Representative
Claire Freda
Councillor, Leominster
MMCA District 2 Representative
Ruthanne Fuller
Mayor, Newton
MMaA District 5 Representative
Syed Hashmi
Selectman, Westborough
MSA District 5 Representative
Donna Holaday
Mayor, Newburyport
MMaA District 3 Representative
Thomas Hutcheson
Town Administrator, Conway
MMMA District 1 Representative
Jim Lovejoy
Select Board Member, Mount Washington
MSA District 1 Representative
Dan Matthews
Select Board Member, Needham
MSA District 3 Representative
David Narkewicz
Mayor, Northampton
MMaA District 1 Representative
Alan Slavin
Selectman, Wareham
MSA District 4 Representative
Peter Spellios
Select Board Chair, Swampscott
MSA District 2 Representative
Eric Steinhilber
Councillor, Barnstable
MMCA Second Vice President
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