Workshops & Training

New Managers Webinar sponsored by Maine Municipal Association and Maine Town, City and County Management Association – 6/3/21

Location: Remote Access – Live Webinar via ZOOM
Time:  9:00am-1:00pm
Cost:  New Municipal Manager (as of 5/1/2019): $0/Complimentary; Other MMA Members: $35; Non-Members: $70
Presenters: MMA Professional Staff and Board Members from MTCMA

Who Should Attend:

This interactive webinar is designed to meet the needs of new municipal managers, administrators and administrative assistants to selectboards, as well as those who are new in these positions in Maine. It will also acquaint participants with the various services of the Maine Town, City & County Management Association and the Maine Municipal Association.


Course Information/Agenda:

Welcome and Introductions

Steve Gove, Executive Director, MMA


Introduction to MTCMA

Rhonda Irish, MTCMA President

Town Manager, Town of Wilton


MTCMA Senior Advisor and Ambassador Program

Bert Kendall, MTCMA Senior Advisor/ Ambassador Program Chair

Interim Manager, Town of Denmark


Personnel Management

David Barrett, Director, Personnel Services & Labor Relations, MMA


Code of Ethics

Jack Clukey, Chair, MTCMA Ethics Committee

Town Manager, Town of Dover-Foxcroft


Legal Framework

Sue Pilgrim, Director, Legal Services, MMA


Maine Municipal Employees Health Trust

MMEHT Presenter TBA


Risk Management Services

Marcus Ballou, Member Services Supervisor, MMA RMS


Communication & Educational Services

Eric Conrad, Director, Communication & Educational Services, MMA


Legislative Update

Kate Dufour, Director, State & Federal Relations, MMA


Top Ten Things I Wish I was Told Early in My Career

Jim Bennett, MMA Executive Committee Vice President

City Manager, City of Biddeford




*Registrants will receive their Zoom registration, including meeting details and the link to access the webinar, no later than 24 hours in advance.


Cancellations for MMA Zoom Webinars:
Cancellation notification must be provided in writing at least 3 business days before the session begins in order to avoid a financial penalty. Cancellations received within that 3 day window will be charged a $15 cancellation fee. Please visit or email to cancel. If you have any questions please contact the Educational Services Office at (800) 452-8786 or (207) 623-8428.


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