MMPA holiday meeting

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Date and time: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 9:30am to 1:15pm
Federal Reserve Plaza, Boston

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Diversity and recruitment in the municipal workplace will be the focus of the Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association’s holiday meeting.
Buford is an organizational development and behavior expert who specializes in diversity and inclusion, cultural competence, and organizational transitions.
McIntosh, a veteran workshop facilitator and designer, specializes in LinkedIn training and the optimal use of technology in the job search process.
At the conclusion of lunch, there will be an optional holiday swap for MMPA members and meeting attendees. The swap gift value limit is $15.


9:30 a.m.
Registration & Networking Breakfast
10:15 a.m.
Welcoming Remarks
Mary Beth Bernard, SPHR, Assistant Town Manager, Foxborough & MMPA Chair
10:30 a.m.
Legislative Update
John Robertson, MMA Legislative Director
10:50 a.m.
11 a.m.
Panel Presentation: Diversity and Recruitment for Municipalities
Sandra Casey Buford, PhD, CEO & Principal, Synergy Resources Consulting Group
Bob McIntosh, Career Workshop Facilitator & Designer, Career Center of Lowell
Moderator: Rachel Glisper, Human Resources Director, Needham
12:30 p.m.
Lunch and Holiday Swap
1:15 p.m.
Meeting cost is $40 for Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association member community/member business attendees, $55 for nonmembers.


MMA Member Services Coordinator Devon Elizabeth Williams

Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association