Management Association

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.

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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.

Mission Statement
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 2016

Donna VanderClock, town manager, Weston President: Donna VanderClock, town manager, Weston
  First vice president: Rocco Longo, town administrator, Marshfield
  Second vice president: Adam Chapdelaine, town manager, Arlington
  Secretary/treasurer: Richard Reed, town manager, Bedford
  District 1: Christopher Ketchen, town manager, Lenox
  District 2: Julie Jacobson, town manager, Auburn
  District 3: James Boudreau, town administrator, Lynnfield
  District 4: Mel Kleckner, town administrator, Brookline
  District 5: George "Bud" Dunham, town manager, Sandwich

At-large representatives:
Kim Foster, assistant town manager, Northborough
Kellie Hebert, town administrator, Topsfield
Thomas Hutcheson, town administrator, Conway
Kristi Williams, assistant town manager, Westborough


Welcome, Managers!

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out our Member Exchange, a password-protected forum where local officials can pose questions, offer advice and share ideas. The forum’s “subscribe” feature allows you to receive an e-mail when someone adds to the discussion(s) of your choice.

Here are some other popular features on the MMA Web site:

For more information about the Massachusetts Municipal Management Association, contact Senior Member Services Coordinator Denise Baker at the MMA.

For information about upcoming meetings, see the MMA Events calendar.


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