The Massachusetts Select Board Association (MSA) will host its annual Leadership Conference on Friday, December 8th from 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Pompositticut Community Center in Stow. The conference will begin with an MMA legislative update, followed by a workshop on seeking and administering grants, led by Northern Middlesex Council of Governments Executive Director Jennifer Raitt and Hudson Planning and Community Development Director Kristina Johnson.
The morning will continue with the keynote presentation, delivered by Housing and Livable Communities Secretary Ed Augustus. Augustus will take questions following his presentation.
The keynote will be followed by two additional workshops. Easton Assistant Town Administrator Sean Dugan and Brianna Sunryd, public services manager at the Collins Center for Public Management at UMass Boston, will lead a workshop on public engagement, which will cover community and asset mapping skills for improved outreach and communication with constituents.
The third workshop, on property tax programs for low-income homeowners, will feature a panel discussion moderated by Lexington Select Board Member Jill Hai, who also serves as MSA District 2 Representative and MMA President.
Registration and a networking breakfast will begin at 8 a.m., and the conference will conclude at 1 p.m. with a networking lunch. The agenda is in development, and further details will be posted on www.mma.org and emailed to select board members in the coming weeks. The registration fee is $40.00.
Contact: MMA Member Program Coordinator Anneke Craig at [email protected].
The cancellation deadline is Friday, December 1. To cancel your registration, please send an email to [email protected].
Please keep in mind that adding to the calendar or selecting your registration option, does NOT mean you are registered. You must check out the cart using the 'proceed to check out' button at the bottom or this page, and then check out the cart. You will then receive a registration email that means you are fully registered.
Please make checks payable to:
Massachusetts Municipal Association
3 Center Plaza
Boston, MA 02108