With temperatures in the 90s (and not 105!) and 20 percent humidity, the weather, the location, and the people couldn’t have been nicer in Phoenix! ICMA thanks the 2012 Host Committee, Conference Planning Committee, and all the ICMA members and Strategic Partners who helped make this conference a huge success.
Representatives from 16 countries were at the conference this year, including Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, India, Kosovo, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden, Taiwan, Uganda, and United Kingdom. At midday on Tuesday, the total number of attendees: 2,914.
2012-2013 ICMA Executive Board
New members of the board who took office during Wednesday’s Closing Session are President Bonnie Svrcek, deputy CM, Lynchburg, VA.; President-Elect Simon Farbrother, CM, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Vice Presidents, West Coast Region: Rodney Gould, CM, Santa Monica, CA; Mountain Plains Region: Mark McDaniel, CM, Tyler, TX; Midwest Region: Andrew Pederson, VM, Bayside, WI: Southeast Region: Edwin Worsley, Jr., deputy CoM, Durham Co., NC; Northeast Region: Jennifer Kimball, acting CM/ACM, Rockville, MD; International Region: Stephen Parry, chief exec., Gore District Council, New Zealand.
Passport to Prizes
“All boxes were stamped” for these 15 winners of the drawings who amongst them won the all new iPad, $2,500 worth of gift certificates, Apple television, digital camera, Kindle Fire HD, and Beats by Dre headphones: Bob Livingston, CM, University Park, TX; Aaron Cubic, CM, Grants Pass, OR; Shane O’Keefe, Swanzey, NH; Mell Smigielski, VA, Mahomet, IL; Terry Zerkle, ICMA Life Member, Cave Creek, AZ; Peter Herlofsky, CA, Farmington, MN; Tom Acre, mgr. in transition, Denver, CO; Ben Bitter, mgt. analyst, Casa Grande, AZ; Ed Cannon, adm. Intern, Lake Zurich, IL; Nancy Bartlett, Murphy, TX; Pat McCourt, CM, Willcox, AZ; Jim Neuman, Lyndon, KS; Jim Neuman, Coventry, RI; Kim Neuman, Lyndon, KS; Douglas Laqore, Spruce Grove, Canada.
Virtual Conference Access Available Through December 31, 2012.
People who are registered for the conference will get access to the virtual conference within two weeks after the conference and through December 31. They will be notified by e-mail with access information Find virtual conference details at icma.org/virtual.
Go Boston! Just announced -- find out which members will help plan the 2013 Conference Planning Committee in Boston, September 22-25.