Thursday - June 13, 2024
8:30 am – 1:00 pm

Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources will hold its Annual Meeting on June 13 at the Hawthorne Hotel in Salem.

The meeting will open with votes on the fiscal 2025 budget and board, along with other MMHR business.

Agenda items include a legislative update and two sessions on key human resources topics.

John Warner, archivist of the Commonwealth at the Massachusetts Archive, will lead a workshop on personnel record retention and digitization.

A second session will discuss employee mental health.

Registration and a networking breakfast will begin at 8:30 a.m., and the meeting will begin at 9. Lunch will be served.

The registration fee is $45 for members and $55 for nonmembers.

The Hawthorne Hotel is located at 18 Washington Square West in Salem.


8:30 a.m.
Registration & Networking Breakfast

9 a.m.
Welcome Remarks and Annual Business Meeting
Vanessa Hale, MMHR Chair
Adam Chapdelaine, MMA Executive Director

9:35 a.m.
Legislative Update
Dave Koffman, MMA Legislative Director

10 a.m.
Personnel Record Retention and Digitization 101
John Warner, Archivist of the Commonwealth, Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office

11 a.m.

11:15 a.m.
Beyond Discipline: Supporting Employee Mental Health in the Municipal Workplace
Jon Mattleman, municipal mental health consultant and trainer
Jennifer Tatten, Jail Diversion Program Clinical Liaison, Danvers, Salem, and Topsfield Police Departments and Emergency Services Divisions
Attorney Kier Wachterhauser, partner, Murphy, Hesse, Toomey, & Lehane LLP
Moderator: Jen Breaker, MMHR Secretary and Danvers Assistant Town Manager

12:15 p.m.

Hawthorne Hotel, Salem

MMA Member Program Coordinator Anneke Craig,
Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources