Awards and Honors

Congratulations to these ICMA members who have been honored for their contributions to the local government management profession.

ARTICLE | Oct 1, 2019

September 24, 2019

C. Seth Sumner, city manager of Athens, Tennessee, has been selected as a member of the prestigious Leadership Tennessee program. He will spend the next year engaging in collaborative, nonpartisan dialogue on issues of statewide importance.


September 10, 2019

Janice M. Baker, city manager and chief administrative officer of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, received the 2019 Vanier Medal for her contributions to public service in Canada. Janice is the first municipal official in 25 years to receive the medal.  


August 27, 2019

Catherine M. Conlow, an ICMA member for 30 years and the city manager of Bangor, Maine, was presented with the Manager of the Year Award by the Maine Town, City, and County Management Association.

Darren S. Gray, city manager of Clermont, Florida, has been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 class of Leadership Florida.