Who is a member?
Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
The Massachusetts Municipal Management Association serves about 250 appointed chief and assistant municipal managers and administrators in Massachusetts cities and towns. The MMMA was established in the mid-1970s and exists under its parent organization, the MMA.
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.
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
Management Association holds ‘boot camp’ for new town managers – Oct. 14, 2021
Municipal managers discuss home rule in Massachusetts – Sept. 17, 2021
WEMO, WLG celebrate 19th Amendment, discuss ongoing challenges – June 25, 2021
MMHR and Management Association discuss the ‘new normal’ workplace – April 15, 2021
Kayyem says pandemic will leave lasting impacts on workplace – Nov. 19, 2020
Managers discuss budgeting in uncertain times – Oct. 14, 2020
Town managers, MMHR discuss supporting employees during COVID emergency – April 9, 2020
Contact Senior Member Program Coordinator Denise Baker at the MMA by using the form below or calling 617-426-7272, ext. 105.
Denise Dembkoski, town administrator, Stow
Lisa Green, town administrator, Hanson
Jamie Hellen, town administrator, Franklin
Liz Sullivan, town administrator, Dennis
This 13-member elected Executive Committee is assisted by various special committees.
Have a question about the Management Association, the role of town managers and administrators, or town government? Contact Senior Member Program Coordinator Denise Baker using this form.