Who is a member?
Our members are the local governments of Massachusetts and their elected and appointed leadership.
2022 MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show webinars
• Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness: Tools and Tales
Feb. 10, 12-1 p.m.
Presented by the MMA Policy Committee on Energy and the Environment
Attendees learned how communities are using their MVP action grants on transformative climate resilience projects, from dam removal and culvert replacement to heat mapping and infrastructure risk assessments. MVP staff also shared updates on the program and on the new tools available to municipalities to enhance their resilience work.
James Fiorentini is the mayor of Haverhill.
Melanie Gárate is the climate resiliency manager for the Mystic River Watershed Association.
Mia Mansfield is the director of climate adaptation and resilience for the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
Kara Runsten is the program manager for the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness program in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.
Susan Bunnell is chair of the MMA Policy Committee on Energy and the Environment.