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MEDIA ADVISORY: Leaders Across Georgia Gather in Atlanta this Weekend for Georgia Municipal Association’s Cities United Summit

January 27, 2024

Nearly 1,000 government leaders, public servants and legislative stakeholders will gather in Atlanta January 27-29 for the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA)’s Cities United Summit.

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Douglasville City Manager Marcia Hampton Elected Chair of Board of Trustees

October 12, 2023

“Marcia's election as Chair of the Boards of Trustees is a clear demonstration of her exceptional leadership and commitment to the welfare of municipal employees across our state,” said Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) Deputy Executive Director Randy Logan. “I look forward to working with Marcia in her capacity as Chair of the Board of Trustees for these crucial risk management and employee benefits programs.”

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Georgia Municipal Association to Host Annual Convention June 23-27 in Savannah

June 23, 2023

SAVANNAH, GA – The Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) will hold its annual convention and celebrate its 90th anniversary at the Savannah Convention Center June 23-27. More than 2400 municipal leaders from around the state of Georgia will gather to unite, grow, learn and network.

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GeorgiaForward Invites Young Professionals in Georgia to Apply to Become Young Gamechangers

November 4, 2022

GeorgiaForward is proud to announce Columbus, Georgia at its 2023 Host Community for its Young Gamechangers program.

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Tifton Mayor Julie Smith Sworn in as Georgia Municipal Association President 

Mayors of Perry, Madison, College Park and LaGrange step into new leadership roles.

Tifton Mayor Julie Smith has been elected president of the Georgia Municipal Association. She was sworn in as president at GMA’s Annual Convention in Savannah on June 26. Serving as officers with Smith are Perry Mayor Randall Walker, first vice president; Madison Mayor Fred Perriman, second vice president; College Park Mayor Bianca Motley Broom, third vice president; and LaGrange Mayor Jim Thornton, immediate past president.

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