Photos from the Sold-Out MMANC 65th Annual Conference

  255 attendees.  51 speakers.  33 hours of educational programming. 3 walking tours. 22 generous sponsors. 3 days in Sacramento.   65th Annual Event. Thanks to all attendees and fellow conference planning committee members for 1 great MMANC Annual Conference held October 14-16, 2015!   For more great photos, please visit Tripepi Smith & Associates’ incredible collection of […]

The Value of MMANC: An Interview with Community Development Director Ryan DeVore

Ryan has over 15 years of experience in both private practice and local government. His experience includes designing large structures, roads, and custom homes as a licensed professional engineer. He’s also managed his own small business, preparing plans for projects throughout Northern California. Ryan started with the City of Sacramento in 2004 as an Associate […]

My Journey through the Credentialed Government Leader Program

  In February 2014, I became one of the first graduates of the inaugural class of the Credentialed Government Leader (CGL) program.  When the CGL program was first announced, the idea of taking my career development into my own hands resonated with me, so I took a chance and signed up for the Program not […]

Networking for Introverts

I’m an introvert. Having just been awarded an ICMA-RC scholarship to the upcoming ICMA conference through MMANC’s Credentialed Government Leader program, I am both thrilled and terrified. In September, I’ll be headed to Seattle for five days of workshops and networking. Networking – yikes. Now, I know I’m not alone. According to Susan Cain in […]

Great Event at ‘The Grand’

This year’s Summer Signature Symposium Forum was a great success! Thanks to everyone who attended the event. Roughly 80 participants gathered in the City of Tracy at the Grand Theatre Center for Arts on Thursday, July 9, 2015. MMANC had a wonderful line-up of speakers, starting with the morning session from Dr. Frank Benest on […]

The Value of MMANC: An Interview with City Manager Mark Prestwich

Mark Prestwich has been working in progressively responsible local government positions for nearly two decades and was appointed to his first City Manager position with the City of Nevada City in June 2014.  Mark earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from CSU, Fullerton and Masters in Public Policy & Administration from CSU, Long Beach.  […]

Made in the Midwest: An Interview with Erin Steffen

Erin Steffen has been working in local government for several years and considers it a natural fit for her passion for helping others as well as her desire to implement positive change in her community. She currently serves as an Administrative Analyst for the City of Dublin. While completing her graduate degree in the Midwest, […]

Workshop on Team Leadership Set for Santa Rosa on July 16

Being a leader, especially in local government, is not easy. As many agency decisions are based on group-decision making, it is crucial that effective leaders develop the skills needed to manage a team. Join Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC)’s Region 2 as they host this session on Team Leadership!  It will be held […]

Come to the Capital: MMANC Annual Conference Registration Opens

Early-bird registration for the 2015 MMANC Annual Conference has opened!  The annual event draws over 250 local government professionals each year.  This year’s conference theme is “Creating Connections” and returns to the Embassy Suites – Sacramento Riverfront Promenade from Wednesday, October 14 through Friday, October 16. This year’s conference is jam-packed with engaging sessions, riveting […]

Summer Symposium to Focus on Communicating Your Message in a Fast-paced, Ever-changing Era

Tracy Grand Theatre for the Arts

The Municipal Management Association for Northern California (MMANC) is hosting another signature event, the Summer Signature Symposium. The annual signature event will be held in the City of Tracy at the Grand Theatre Center for Arts on Thursday, July 9, 2015.  The City of Tracy is proud to host the event at the spectacular venue. The […]