The Alliance for Innovation (AFI)
411 N. Central Avenue, Suite 400
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Sallie Ann Burnett, SE Director
The Alliance for Innovation works to transform local government and advance community excellence through the discovery and application of leading ideas and practices.
Beth Rawlins, Inc.
2845 Chelsea Place, South
Clearwater, FL 33759
Beth Rawlins, Corporate Liaison (exhibitor/sponsor coordinator)
Beth Rawlins, Inc. is the company that is responsible for all corporate fund raising for the conference and the Association. Ms. Rawlins coordinates the sale of the booths in the exhibit hall and works with sponsors for the conference, the membership directory and other areas as needed. FCCMA has from time to time asked her assistance with other assignments, such as plan support campaigns.
Center for Florida Local Government Excellence (CFLGE)
c/o The John Scott Dailey Institute of Government
3200 Commonwealth Boulevard, Suite B
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Dr. Robert E. Lee, Executive Director
Jeff Hendry, Executive Director, IOG
The CFLGE is responsible for FCCMA trainings – the onsite, local trainings and the webinars. CFLGE is also instrumental in assisting the Professional Development Committee with its work preparing for the So You Want To Be… session at conference, the symposium in the fall, and other conference/training sessions that may occur. The Center is administered through an agreement with the IOG. Dr. Lee is an assistant professor at Florida Gulf Coast University where he is initiating the popular Certificate in Local Government program he started at Florida State University.
Florida Association of Counties (FAC)
PO Box 549
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Ginger Delegal, Deputy Executive Director
FAC provides assistance and information relative to FCCMA’s county members. It is the legislative center for issues impacting counties. FCCMA will schedule meetings or co-sponsor workshops to coincide with FAC’s conference or Legislative Conference when timing is appropriate and/or conducive to FCCMA’s timetable.
Business Watch (BWI)
PO Box 16414
Clearwater, FL 33766
Beth Rawlins, President
Florida Business Watch connects businesses with local government elected officials, leaders and management decision makers. FBW’s unique network provides for educational events, training and professional development as well as open dialog to share knowledge and work toward common goals. Together, Florida Business Watch members are a powerful coalition to better Florida’s economy, promote sound public policy and strengthen our communities.
Florida League of Cities (FLC)
PO Box 1757
Tallahassee, FL 32302
Michael Sittig, Executive Director
Scott Dudley, Legislative Director
FLC provides all administrative support, meeting planning assistance and office space to FCCMA. In addition, FLC is the legislative center for issues impacting cities. Lynn Tipton, Lynn Lovallo and Carol Russell are FLC employees.
International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
777 N. Capitol Street, N.E., Suite 500
Washington, DC 20002-4201
Randall Reid, ICMA SE Regional Director (FCCMA liaison)
Phone: (941) 870-2338
Ken Parker, Liaison
Martha Perego, Director of Ethics and Advocacy (Contact for Ethics Issues)
As provided in the Charter, FCCMA will work closely with the ICMA. The agreement outlines expectations of both parties regarding membership, committee assignments, FCCMA participation in ICMA events and other issues.
Jeff Hendry, Executive Director
The IOG is an instrumental partner with the CFLGE and handles local government training, as needed.