Personnel Association


MMPA Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association
One Winthrop Square, Boston, MA 02110
Phone: (617) 426-7272 Fax: (617) 695-1314

Welcome, Personnel Administrators!

The Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association (MMPA), established in 1956, is committed to maintaining a standard of excellence in the field of municipal personnel administration. The MMPA provides professional guidance to more than 200 cities and towns throughout Massachusetts. Areas of expertise include municipal compensation and benefits; Chapter 31 procedures (Civil Service legislation); collective bargaining; affirmative action; and training.
The purpose of the MMPA is:
• To establish and maintain a standard of excellence in the field of municipal personnel administration
• To gather, circulate and exchange knowledge and information and to act as a resource center
• To improve, promote and arrange for the mutual cooperation of municipal personnel officers and agencies in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
• To act as a legislative advocate for municipal personnel officers and municipal personnel agencies.
Access the MMPA Web-based Compensation Survey System
Download MMPA Web-Based Compensation Survey System User Guide (1.6M PDF)
MMPA officers for 2019
Chair: Mary Beth Bernard, assistant town manager, Foxborough
Vice chair: Vanessa Hale, assistant town administrator, Southborough
Treasurer: Richard Tranfaglia, human resources director, Natick
Secretary: Gayle Shattuck, personnel director, Watertown
Heather Budrewicz, town administrator, Ashburnham
Denise Casey, assistant town manager, Wilmington
Greg Enos, town administrator, Avon
Joanne Faust, human resources director, Burlington
Amy Foley, human resources director, Concord
Michelle Pizzi, human resources director, Norwood
Jane Sakiewicz, personnel director, Westfield
Michael Taylor, personnel director, Pittsfield
Upcoming meetings in fiscal 2018

For information about upcoming meetings, see the MMA Events calendar.
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Contact the MMPA
For more information about the Massachusetts Municipal Personnel Association, contact Member Services Coordinator Devon Elizabeth Williams at the MMA. Or use our convenient form to send a message to her directly.

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