FCCMA Program Year 2013-2014: Slate of Officers and Directors

To Be Elected at Annual Business Meeting May 24, 2013 Hilton, Orlando President Russ Blackburn, City Manager, Gainesville President-Elect Jill Silverboard, Assistant City Manager, Clearwater Secretary/Treasurer** Michael Pleus, City Manager, DeLand Past President Joyce Shanahan, City Manager, Ormond Beach District I Director Lee Garner, City Manager, Chattahoochee District II Director** Sally Sherman, Deputy County Administrator,…

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Congrautulations to St. Lucie County

FCCMA congratulates St. Lucie County for receiving the Sunny Award. The Sunny Award is given by the Editors of Sunshine Review to honor the most transparent government websites in the nations.  These outstanding websites have scored an “A+” transparency grade on Sunshine Review’s Transparency Checklist. St. Lucie County was one of 247 recipients out of…

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Attention FCCMA Districts I and II

The North Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration is currently accepting nominations for its 2013 Public Service Awards of Excellence. These awards will be given in three categories honoring individuals for their outstanding achievements. The 2013 Public Service Awards of Excellence will be presented to three individuals currently serving in the public or…

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ICMA Practice Areas for Sessions at Conference

Are you a credentialed manager or candidate and need to keep track of your professional development hours? This conference will address most ICMA Practice Groups. Below is a list of the sessions at the annual conference and the ICMA Practice Area covered at each session. This list is provided prior to the conference so that…

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“Mentoring—Mentor/Protégé Roles” Webinar

Mentors are essential in every profession, but even more so in local government. The relationship between mentor and protégé can take on many different forms and can bridge decades. Both the mentor and protégé skill sets are beneficial in professional development, as it takes a special individual to listen attentively and provide constructive advice. This…

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FCCMA Board Member Michael Cernech Receives The Ferguson Group Scholarship

Michael Cernech, Tamarac City Manager and FCCMA District V Director, has been selected by ICMA as the 2013 recipient of The Ferguson Group scholarship to the Harvard Kennedy School Senior Executives in State & Local Government Program. He will attend the program this summer. This program provides an opportunity for senior-level city and county managers…

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FCCMA Lifesaver Award

Have you helped a Member-in-Transition (MIT) or do you know a FCCMA member who has helped a MIT? FCCMA established a policy in 1993 to help full members in the Association who have separated from their local government. FCCMA members are encouraged to hire MITs for special projects and/or interim positions whenever possible. In 2003,…

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Transparency Webinar

April 11, 2013 | 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST | Registration Deadline: April 8, 2013 Cost: $50 FACC members/$75 nonmembers Transparency – it’s not just records, sunshine laws, financial reporting or the latest craze. A lack of information can create a perception that something is being hidden and erode trust in government. One way…

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Register Today for the FCCMA Annual Conference

The FCCMA Annual Conference will be held May 22-25, 2013 at the Hilton Orlando in Orlando, FL. The conference will open with the opening general session – For the Love of Cities. Author Peter Kageyama looks at what makes cities lovable, what motivates citizens to do extraordinary things for their places and how some cities use…

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ICMA Conference

The ICMA Conference will be held September 22-25, 2013 in Boston, MA. Registration and housing will open June 3 at 12:00 noon. Most of the keynote and featured speakers have been confirmed. The lineup represents a variety of values and messages.  At all times ICMA’s goal of “Best Conference ever” was kept in mind!! Sunday…

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2013 Directory Update Forms

It is that time of year again to review your current directory information and make any necessary changes.  The forms were sent last week along with conference information.  If you would like a picture included in your directory list, please send a digital picture with a minimum 300 dpi. The forms and pictures are due…

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