President Russ Blackburn

How long have you been a FCCMA member? I initially joined FCCMA in 1987 and was a member for 2 years; I left the state of Florida to accept a position in Virginia and returned in 1997. I have been a member since that time. Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long?…

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July New Members

The following membership applications have been received.  If no current member comes forth with a reason why these applicants should not be approved as members, he/she will be invoiced for dues. Roger Desjarlais, District VI, County Manager, Lee County, Full Member; Blake Giragos, District IV, Bachelor of Arts, University of Florida, Student Member; Ryan Henderson, District…

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Public Service. Leadership. Commitment.

University of South Florida’s online Master of Public Administration degree is designed to prepare individuals for successful leadership roles and management careers in the public sector. The program is for experienced individuals employed in public service and/or nonprofit positions who may wish to pursue the Master of Public Administration to broaden their educational backgrounds and prepare…

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Lee Garner, District I Director

How long have you been a FCCMA member? 16 years Are you an ICMA member and if so, how long? No Please describe your areas of formal/advanced education. MPA FROM BRENAU UNIVERSITY What got you interested in public service? After spending 20 years in the military, wanted to continue working in government arena. What is…

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ICMA Wants You to Tell Your Story

ICMA will celebrate its 100th anniversary at the 2014 Conference in Charlotte. To celebrate its 100th year, ICMA has created a website to celebrate the past, present, and future of the organization and the local government profession. One of President Blackburn’s goals for this program year is to promote professional local government management. One way…

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Community Investing: Understanding Community Development and the CRA

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 9:30 am – 3 pm Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida 411 Mercy Drive, Orlando, FL 32805-1019 The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) invite all financial institutions and community based organizations in North and…

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21st Century Diversity Recruitment Workshop

The workshop will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819. Lunch is not included. Values: In today’s public sector milieu, resources are limited, thus warranting the need for organizations/departments to collaborate in an effort to accomplish their stated…

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Exhibitors at the FCCMA 2013 Annual Conference

The Florida City and County Management Association would like to thank the following exhibitors for their participation in the 2013 Annual Conference at the Orlando Hilton.    The Association appreciates the many years of support from our exhibitors and your part in making it a good experience for all of the members. AAA – The Auto…

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2013 Sponsors at the Annual Conference

FCCMA would like to thank the following companies who sponsored events at the Annual Conference:   Signature Sponsor Public Risk Insurance Agency Diamond Sponsors AshBritt, Inc. ♦ Bright House Networks ♦ Crowne Consulting Group Florida Municipal Insurance Trust ♦ Government Services Group, Inc.  ICMA-RC Johnson Controls, Inc. ♦ Musco Sports Lighting ♦ North Star Destination Strategies Safeguard Properties ♦…

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Florida League of Cities’ Legislative Policy Committees

The Florida League of Cities is pleased to announce the start of the League’s legislative policy process for 2013 – 2014. The policy committees develop the Leagues legislative priorities and help League staff understand the real world implications of proposed legislation. In an effort to get more cities involved, the League is requesting that each…

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2013 Years of Service to FCCMA Awards

FCCMA would like to thank the following members for their commitment to the Association. 5 Years Donald R. Cochran Craig M. Coffey Angela S. Crist James R. Dean Michelle delValle Amy W. Elliott Dr. Mary Ann Feldheim Kenneth Fields Maureen Freaney Charles Larry Hilton Kathleen S. Margoles Dolly Miller Faith G. Miller William P. Mitchell Bruce…

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