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ICMA's 99th Annual Conference, Boston/New England, Massachusetts - Revolutionary Leadership
Registration to the International City/County Management Association's 99th Annual Conference is now open!

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ACMA/Alliance for Innovation - Arizona's Young Leaders Webinar
August 15, 2013
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

ACMA and the Alliance for Innovation have teamed together to provide a webinar geared toward Arizona's young leaders (all are welcome).

The one-hour webinar will take a look at innovation and resources for connecting young local government professionals to one another and statewide mentors. We will discuss ways in which Arizona's young professionals are getting training and what resources they use to further their professional growth.

The webinar is designed to identify steps and resources to promote the participation and engagement necessary to build effective networks and to provide suggested resources for training, mentoring and social networking.

Point your browser here to register.
Andrews Fellowship Update
By: George Pettit, ACMA Life Member and ASU Professor

The start of the new fiscal year brings new faces and leadership to the Arizona State University partners in the Andrews Fellowship Program for Urban Management.

First, the new Director of the School of Public Affairs, Dr. Karen Mossberger, starts July 1. She joins ASU from the University of Illinois, where she was head of the department of public administration. Mossberger received her doctorate in political science from Wayne State University and served as a senior social planning and development assistant for 3 1/2 years for the city of Detroit. Jonathan Koppell continues as the dean of the College of Public Programs. Read more
ACMA Members on the Move
Do you have a recent promotion or transition that you would like to announce? This section of the newsletter recognizes members who have recently been promoted or have changed organizations. If you would like your name to be featured in this section of the newsletter, please contact Amy Price at 602-258-5786 or email:
ACMA Welcomes New Members
Robert Beckley, Deputy City Manager, Goodyear
Wynette Reed, Deputy City Manager, Goodyear

Amy Handlong, Management Assistant to the City Manager, Glendale
Stephanie Smith, Executive Assistant to the City Manager, Flagstaff

Curtis Shook, Former City Manager, Douglas
ACMA Board of Directors
Robert Flatley
City Manager
City of Coolidge

John Kross
Immediate Past President
Town Manager
Town of Queen Creek

Michael Ortega
County Administrator
Cochise County

Jim Thompson
City Manager
City of Casa Grande

Dawn Irvine
Associate Representative
Management & Budget Manager
Town of Gilbert

Lloyd Harrell
ACMA/ICMA Range Rider
Retired City Manager
City of Chandler

Tom Belshe
Deputy Director
League of Arizona Cities and Towns
Karolyn Kent
Deputy City Manager
City of Mesa

Kevin Burke
City Manager
City of Flagstaff

Carl Swenson
City Manager
City of Peoria

Josh Wright
Town Manager
Town of Wickenburg

Kristen Krey
Associate Representative
City Council Administrator
City of Glendale

Mike Hutchinson
ACMA/ICMA Range Rider
Retired City Manager
City of Mesa
Arizona City/County Management Association
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