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What role will you play in shaping the future of the local government profession? ICMA's NextUp initiative is a multifaceted approach to developing and growing the local government management profession, those who aspire to serve in leadership roles, and the organizations and communities they serve. NextUp promotes membership in ICMA, which provides access to important resources and a professional network that can help local government staff achieve their leadership goals. THE NextUp Initiative is for... Local government managers who know the ability to successfully lead their communities includes a strong organization supported by skilled and ethical staff members Local government staff who desire to develop their professional skills, excel within their organization and advance to local government leadership roles You Are NextUp. Get Started Below. Managers Staff
ICMA offers affordable membership for entry-level, mid-management and department directors.
ICMA offers an academic membership for students, full-time academics, and interns.
ICMA's services and resources provide a global context for over 400 members outside the United States representing over 30 countries.
ICMA and our members are committed to ensuring that local governments and the association reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.
Two-days, six regions, for #localgov professionals at every career level.
Member Benefit: An exclusive opportunity for ICMA members. Apply by Jan 31.
This free e-book for ICMA members offers a variety of suggested techniques and strategies.
Your one-stop shop for job searching and recruiting in professional local government.
The principles outlined in the ICMA Code of Ethics and enforced by the Rules of Procedure govern the conduct of every member of ICMA.
Coaching helps everyone benefit from sharing best practices and gaining perspectives from others with a fresh perspective.
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ICMA is proud to have a membership base of over 10,000+ local government management professionals.
Reach out to a new member in your area, get up-to-date contact information or find members by jurisdiction.
Groups provide local government professionals the opportunity to connect with colleagues, discuss a shared interest, or collaborate on a project.
Resources for short and long term emergency management can be located within this ICMA Smart Search.
ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director Karen Daly has collected accounts from several managers, most of whom are still grappling with the long-term recovery process.
Notes from the airport: Recap of a roundtable discussion at the ICMA Annual Conference
Understanding the new net neutrality rules will be essential to the future of Internet regulation, especially for local governments with their own Internet services.
What you read here about local government success stories can help start your new year!
Find out how to create a purposeful talent and leadership development strategy to be successful in maintaining productivity and organizational performance.
Despite predictions of the future of the Internet, we still must be ever-vigilant and adhere to what the experts tell us what we should be doing today.
How performance benchmarking can help you see how well you're doing and learn from your peers.
Register & reserve housing for the 2017 National Brownfields Training Conference.
Roanoke, Virginia's Chief Engagement Officer Timothy Martin recently sat down with ICMA and offered his insights on social media and community engagement efforts.
Crisis leadership involves more than simply saying the right message(s) to the right audience(s) to uphold the reputation of an institution in the face of crisis.
PATH TO LEADERSHIP: "Find out what it takes to follow the path to leadership the ICMA way."