The Massachusetts Municipal Management Association is a professional association dedicated to serving appointed chief and assistant municipal managers and administrators in Massachusetts cities and towns. The MMMA was established in the mid-1970s, exists under its parent organization, the Massachusetts Municipal Association, and presently has about 250 members.
The MMMA operates under a set of bylaws, and its members adhere to a strict code of professional ethics. The MMMA’s motto is, “Dedicated to the Improvement of Local Government,” a core tenet of professional municipal managers. Leadership is provided through a 13-member elected Executive Committee, assisted by various special committees, and professional support staff provided through the MMA.
The Mission of the Massachusetts Municipal Management Association is:
• To provide professional support to the membership
• To promote discussion, exchange and development of ideas and strategies on local government and professional management issues
• To provide professional development through education and specialized training opportunities
• To promote management with high ethical standards in Massachusetts cities and towns
• To actively support membership and participation in the association and profession
• To develop and monitor legislative items which affect the municipal management profession
Massachusetts Municipal Management Association Executive Committee for 2018
|President: Adam Chapdelaine, town manager, Arlington|
|First vice president: James Boudreau, town administrator, Lynnfield|
|Second vice president: Julie Jacobson, town manager, Auburn|
|Secretary/treasurer: Leon Gaumond, town administrator, Sturbridge|
|District 1: Christopher Ketchen, chief administrative officer, Lee and Lenox|
|District 2: Kevin Sweet, town administrator, Maynard|
|District 3: Kristi Williams, assistant town manager, Westborough|
|District 4: Steve Bartha, town manager, Danvers|
|District 5: George "Bud" Dunham, town manager, Sandwich|
• For information about upcoming Management Association meetings, see the MMA Events calendar.
• Click here for the Small Town Administrators of Massachusetts (STAM)
Here are some popular features on this website:
- The Municipal Government area of the Resource Library: documents about forms of municipal government, laws governing local government, and more
- Community Corner: stories about what's happening in other cities and towns, including Mass Innovations stories from The Beacon
- Letters to State Leaders: MMA letters and testimony advocating for the interests of local government on key issues
- Municipal Marketplace: Vendors who specialize in municipal products and services, municipal job ads, and RFPs
- The Local Aid and Finance area of the Resource Library: documents about the state budget, municipal finance rules and guidelines, and more
Contact the Management Association
For more information about the Massachusetts Municipal Management Association, contact Senior Member Services Coordinator Denise Baker at the MMA. Or use our convenient form to send a message to her directly.