2007 Summer Conference Nears!
The Summer Conference Planning Committee chaired by Pam Kavanaugh, Assistant City Manager for the City of Glendale, met for the first time on Friday, April 27, 2007. This year's conference theme is "Commitment to Leadership: Your Community, Your Profession, Yourself."

This year's conference will begin bright and early on Wednesday, July 25 at 7:00 with the ACMA Golf Tournament. Lunch will be offered to all registrants at the Flying V restaurant from 12 noon-1:00pm.

Wednesday afternoon Patrick Ibarra of the Mejorando Group, and former city manager will kick-off the ACMA conference with his ideas on how to inject a sense of urgency towards enticing young people to the local government profession as he presents: The 21st Century: a New Era for Local Government Managers as Leaders.

On Thursday morning, keynote speaker David Rabiner, a partner in Rabiner Resources, will share his insights on effective leadership following his keynote presentation with a workshop on "Keeping the Public Trust." David Rabiner will provide participants a three-step process for turning the principles of effective leadership into personal virtues and you will also leave with specific ideas for building and maintaining confidence in public leadership and service delivery. For a sneak preview of David Rabiner, click here.

Summer Conference Highlights

Wednesday, July 25
    ACMA Golf Tournament
    Lunch at the Flying V
    The 21st Century: a New Era for Local Government Managers as Leaders
    Networking with Local Government Managers
    Harvard Program/Senior County Employees/Credentialing Roundtables
    Hospitality Suite
    Opening Reception
Thursday, July 26
    Keynote - Insights on Leadership
    Keeping the Public Trust
    Innovative Funding Strategies for Service Delivery
    Networking Lunch with Entertainment
    Tour of APS Saguaro Solar Trough Power Plant
    Proposition 207: How Are You Handling It?
    Energy: Supplies, Costs, and Solutions
    A Tale of Two Cities
    Associates' Networking
    Hospitality Suite
Friday, July 27
    ACMA Board Meeting
    Legislative Report
The 2007 ACMA Summer Conference will be held from July 25-27 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson. Reservations may be made by calling (800) 234-5117. The group rate is $99.50/night and is available through June 25, 2007. The conference registration fee for members will be $340. Registration materials for the conference are now available on the ACMA website.

Should you have any questions about the conference, please contact Amy Price at (602) 258-5786 or aprice@azleague.org.
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