FCCMA Members-in-Transition (MIT) Committee

This is the sixth article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The FCCMA staff will contact all…

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Finding Solutions at Conference

Learning isn’t limited to sessions. This year’s exhibit hall has been reworked into a smaller Good Idea Center with more new ideas and products than ever before. This year we have a lot of new companies with new ideas and products (35 of them – or 43% of the hall). Time has been set aside on…

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Tangible and Intangible: The Benefits of Networking

by Lynn Tipton, Executive Director With just over five weeks until the FCCMA Annual Conference, you might have the registration information email tagged to your “to do” list.  You might be debating whether you can afford to attend (both financially and in terms of your time).  I realize that fiscal constraints are still evidenced across…

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FCCMA Ethics Webinar Series

This is a two-part webinar series that will be held in April and May. All FCCMA webinars are free. The April webinar will be held April 17, 2014 from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. C. Christopher Anderson, General Counsel for the Florida Commission on Ethics will cover: “Florida Local Government Ethics Part 1: Understanding the…

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FCCMA Membership Committee

This is the fifth article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The Membership Committee will set goals…

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Interpersonal Leadership and The New Order of Things

If you are attending the annual conference, you will not want to miss the pre-conference workshop that will be held on Wednesday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. This is an ICMA University Workshop session taught by Dave Limardi. FCCMA is able to offer this workshop at a much lower price than you would pay…

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FCCMA Legislative Committee

This is the fourth article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. This committee still needs another member. Most committee work is done via conference call. The Legislative Committee is responsible for…

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Florida Benchmarking Consortium 2014 Conference

Don’t miss the FBC Annual Spring Conference! This year’s conference will look at how data driven organizations have achieved success; whether they are a Fortune 500 company or a local government department.  There are many sources for inspiration and insight . . . there is no limit to what innovations can be achieved with some…

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Practice Areas for the FCCMA 2014 Annual Conference

Are you a credentialed manager? Keeping track of the practice areas for the trainings you attend? Below are the practice areas for the upcoming annual conference. Wednesday, May 28, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm ICMA University Workshop: Interpersonal Leadership and “The New Order of Things”: Practice areas: 2-Policy Facilitation, 6-Initiative, Risk Taking, Vision, Creativity and…

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FCCMA Conference Planning and Winter Institute Committee

This is the third article in a series of articles about the FCCMA committees. Be a part of the great work that FCCMA does through its committees by signing up for a committee that interests you. Most committee work is done via conference call. The Conference Planning and Winter Institute Committee is responsible for planning the annual conference…

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ICMA Dialogue on Tenet 12 and the Guidelines

The formal review of the ICMA Code of Ethics, launched in 2013 with Tenet 7, continues this year with a focus on Tenet 12. Tenet 12 requires members to: “Seek no favor; believe that personal aggrandizement or profit secured by confidential information or by misuse of public time is dishonest.” Why focus on Tenet 12?…

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