Workshops & Training

MMA's New Managers Workshop sponsored by Maine Municipal Association and the Maine Town, City and County Management Association - 6/18/19

Location: Maine Municipal Association, 60 Community Drive, Augusta, ME 04330
Time: Registration: 8:15 am - 8:45 am | Workshop: 8:45 am - 3:45 pm
Cost: MMA Member Municipality/Patron: $45 | Non-Member Municipality: $90
Instructor(s): MMA Professional Staff and Board Members from MTCMA

Who Should Attend:
This workshop is designed to meet the needs of individuals who are new managers and administrative assistants, as well as those who are new in these positions in Maine. In addition to the topics and networking, the workshop will acquaint participants with the services of the Maine Town, City & County Management Association and the Maine Municipal Association.



8:15am – 8:45am – Registration, Continental Breakfast and Networking

8:45am – 9:00am – Welcome and Introductions
Steve Gove, Executive Director, MMA

9:00am – 9:15am – Introduction to MTCMA
Perry Ellsworth, MTCMA President
Town Manager, Town of South Berwick

9:15am – 9:40am – MTCMA Senior Advisor and Ambassador Program Bert Kendall, MTCMA Senior Advisor/ Ambassador Program Chair (MTCMA Certification – .5 hr. Leadership)

9:40am – 10:10 – Personnel Management
David Barrett, Director, Personnel Services & Labor Relations, MMA (MTCMA Certification – .5 hr. Leadership/HR)

10:10am – 10:20am – Morning Break

10:20am – 10:50am – Code of Ethics
Stuart Marckoon, Chair, MTCMA Ethics Committee
Admin. Asst. to Selectboard, Town of Lamoine (MTCMA Certification – .5 hr. Ethics)

10:50am – Noon – Legal Framework
Legal Services Staff from MMA
(MTCMA Certification – 1 hr. Legal)
Noon – 12:30pm – Lunch

12:30pm – 1:00pm – Maine Municipal Employees Health Trust
Anne Wright, Director, MMEHT
(MTCMA Certification – .5 hr. HR)

1:00pm – 1:30pm – Risk Management Services
Marcus Ballou, Member Services Supervisor, MMA RMS
(MTCMA Certification – .5 hr. HR)

1:30pm - 1:45pm – Afternoon Break

1:45pm – 2:15pm – Communication & Educational Services
Eric Conrad, Director, Communication
& Educational Services, MMA (MTCMA Certification – .5 hr. HR)

2:15pm – 3:00pm – Legislative Update
Kate Dufour, Director, State & Federal Relations, MMA
(MTCMA Certification - .75 hr. Leadership category)

3:00pm - 3:45pm - The Top Ten Things I Wish I was Told Early in My Career
Jim Bennett, MMA Executive Committee Member
City Manager, City of Biddeford
(MTCMA Certification - .75 hr. Leadership category)

3:45pm – Adjourn





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