Local Government Leadership Program

WAM believes that municipal leaders investing time and resources to participate in educational events should be recognized.

Program Basics

Complete the following EIGHT fundamental workshops offered during WAM’s Winter and Summer Conferences:

  • Roles & Responsibilities in Government Operations
  • Meetings & Public Records for Government Operations
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Financial Management: Expenditures & Revenue
  • Financial Management: Budgeting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Community Planning & Economic Development
  • Strategic Planning

Attend another EIGHT elective workshops offered during WAM’s Winter and Summer Conferences or Spring/Fall Region Meetings.

Program Benefits

  • Develop a deeper understanding of municipal governance and leadership
  • Create connections and relationships with other municipal leaders and organizations/agencies with a common interest of building strong communities
  • Gain recognition of program completion during a WAM conference with acknowledgment in the WAM Connection newsletter