Saturday, July 20, 2019 – 8:30am to 2:00pm

Women Elected Municipal Officials Leadership Conference

With MMA support, WEMO promotes the leadership of women elected municipal officials and sponsors programming designed to hone their skills in leadership and governance. This is WEMO’s first half-day leadership conference, held in partnership with Wellesley College. AGENDA 8:30 a.m. Networking Breakfast and Registration 9:30 a.m. Welcoming Remarks Claire Freda, WEMO President, Leominster City Councillor 9:45…

Location: Wellesley College
Thursday, July 18, 2019 – 10:45am to 1:30pm

Management Association monthly meeting

Innovation will be the focus of the Massachusetts Municipal Management Association’s monthly meeting on July 18 in Boston’s Innovation District. The meeting, “Innovations Around the Commonwealth and Beyond,” will feature interesting topics such as how Artificial Intelligence can take data and turn it into attainable projects, a senior ride-share program, using Facebook Live at public…

Location: Trillium Brewing Company, Boston
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Thursday, June 13, 2019 – 8:30am to 1:00pm

Personnel Association annual meeting

The Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association will hold a membership vote to finalize its new name: Massachusetts Municipal Human Resources association (MMHR). The keynote speaker for the meeting is Dr. Ruth Potee, an expert on the opioid epidemic, addiction and treatment. The meeting will also feature a panel discussion on tackling substance use and appropriate policies…

Location: AD Makepeace, 158 Tihonet Road, Wareham
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – 9:30am to 12:45pm

MMA Board of Directors

Followed by Local Government Advisory Commission meeting, 1-2 p.m., State House Directions MMA office, 1 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor, Boston

Location: MMA Office, Boston
Saturday, June 8, 2019 – 8:00am to 2:00pm

MSA leadership conference

Newly elected as well as veteran members of select boards are invited to a leadership conference being held by the Massachusetts Selectmen’s Association on Saturday, June 8, in Sharon. The MSA Board of Directors will open the meeting with a panel presentation, “Life As A Selectman As We Know It.” A “Municipal Finance 101” session…

Location: Sharon Community Center, Sharon
Friday, June 7, 2019 – 9:15am to 1:30pm

MMA Human Services Council annual meeting

This program will feature a presentation from the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). Representatives from DHCD will present on their RAFT and HomeBase financial assistance programs, the statewide Continuum of Care structure for households experiencing homelessness and the regional housing networks. We hope this program will provide you the opportunity to learn…

Location: Westwood Public Library Community Room, 660 High St.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 – 9:00am to 12:30pm

Management Association, Women Leading Government

The Massachusetts Municipal Management Association will hold a Women Leading Government event on June 6 at Acton Town Hall. The day will begin with an informal networking session, followed by a discussion about “Better Than Before,” a book by Gretchen Rubin about understanding our habits and how to change them for good. Rubin has a…

Location: Acton Town Hall
Thursday, May 30, 2019 – 8:00am to Friday, May 31, 2019 – 5:00pm

Management Association Spring Conference

Thursday, May 23, 2019 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

ATFC regional meeting – CANCELLED

This meeting has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Location: Auburn Town Hall
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 – 9:00am to Friday, May 24, 2019 – 5:00pm

Mayors’ Association Spring Conference

Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 5:00pm to 7:00pm

ATFC regional meeting

On May 16 at the Sharon Community Center, MMA Senior Legislative Analysts Lisa Adams and Brittney Franklin will discuss a variety of legislative topics that impact finance committees and town budgets, including housing, marijuana, short-term rentals, human resources, and more. This interactive session will allow plenty of time for questions. The meeting will offer sandwiches…

Location: Sharon Community Center
Thursday, May 16, 2019 – 8:30am to 3:30pm

MMPA HR101 Boot Camp

Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association invites members with five or fewer years of service to the sixth annual HR101 “human resources boot camp” on May 16 at the Wylie Inn and Conference Center in Beverly. The full-day training covers core functions of the municipal HR office, including hiring, termination and interview skills, performance evaluation and improvement…

Location: Wylie Inn and Conference Center, Beverly
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 – 9:30am to 12:45pm

MMA Board of Directors

Followed by Local Government Advisory Commission meeting, 1-2 p.m., State House Directions MMA office, 1 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor, Boston

Location: MMA Office, Boston
Saturday, April 27, 2019 – 9:30am to 12:00pm

MMCA regional meeting

The Massachusetts Municipal Councillors’ Association will host a Spring Regional Meeting at the MGM Resort and Casino in Springfield on Saturday, April 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. The topic bringing councillors’ to Western Massachusetts this spring is economic development. Members will hear from the featured speaker, Michael Kennealy the recently appointed Secretary of…

Location: MGM Resort and Casino, Springfield
Wednesday, April 24, 2019 – 9:00am to 1:00pm

Mayors’ Association monthly meeting

Location: to be announced
Thursday, April 11, 2019 – 10:00am to 2:30pm

Personnel Association monthly meeting

This meeting will feature a discussion on gender identity in the workplace and how municipalities can prepare policies to accommodate all employees. The meeting will cover best practices for dealing with gender identity in the workplace, sample policies for transitioning employees, and resources available for internal training. The first half of the session will be…

Location: Polish National Credit Union, 46 Main St., Chicopee
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 – 9:30am to 12:45pm

MMA Board of Directors

Followed by Local Government Advisory Commission meeting, 1-2 p.m., State House Directions MMA office, 1 Winthrop Square, 2nd floor, Boston

Location: MMA Office, Boston
Friday, April 5, 2019 – 9:00am to 2:00pm

Human Services Council spring meeting

To register, contact MMHSC President Laura Ducharme at

Location: Westborough Senior Center
Friday, April 5, 2019 – 8:00am to 10:00am

MMA Legislative Breakfast Meetings – North Adams and Springfield

Twice a year, the MMA hosts a series of meetings in communities across the state to give local leaders, legislators and MMA staff the opportunity to network, exchange information and discuss issues of importance in state and local government in an informal setting. The 2019-2020 legislative session has begun, and the MMA is busy keeping…

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