The ICMA Executive Board met in Detroit, Michigan, November 29-December 2, 2018, and took the following actions:
- Engaged in a strategic discussion on how to achieve the goals of promoting diversity and inclusion across our membership and within the leadership of our association. The board will be engaging members to obtain feedback on the board's ideas and to seek new ideas. Some of these ideas may ultimately require an amendment to the ICMA Constitution. The board is committed to achieving the goals of diversity and inclusion, while maintaining the organizational focus to support leaders in local government.
- Received a presentation from ICMA’s new chief technology and innovation officer, Xavier Hughes, on ICMA’s innovation initiatives.
- Received a presentation from ICMA’s newly recruited chief people officer, future of work, Nicolette Hurd, on ICMA’s talent management vision.
- Approved recognition for Stanley, North Carolina, under the council-manager criteria.
- Approved the reappointment of Tanisha Briley, city manager of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, to a second, four-year term on the ICMA-RC Board of Directors.