Please refer to the ICMA Senior Advisors Program Manual, which includes information relating to the duties of Senior Advisors, program guidelines and tips, as well as background information regarding key ICMA initiatives and programs. The Senior Advisor program will continue to be reevaluated and refined so that it is as effective as possible in serving the profession throughout the country.
Whether you’re interested in information on implementing a program or just verifying program guidelines, this manual provides structure for programs nationwide while allowing for the individual needs of different states. This manual includes:
Introduction to the ICMA Senior Advisor Program
Senior Advisor Program Guidelines
A. Purpose of the Senior Advisor Program
B. Guidelines for Senior Advisors
C. Guidelines for ICMA
D. Guidelines for State Sponsors
E. Avoiding Conflicts of Interest
F. Assistance to Local Governments in Recruitment of a Manager/Administrator
Appendix A: Recommended State Sponsor Senior Advisor Program Policy
Appendix B: Sample ICMA/State Sponsor Agreement
Appendix C: Performance Review Process
Appendix D: Activity and Expense Reports
Appendix E: Tips for State Sponsors in Initiating a Program
Appendix F: Tips for Senior Advisors
Appendix G: Key ICMA Initiatives and Programs
Appendix H: Ordering Business Cards
You can navigate the manual by scrolling down or, to access information quickly, go to the Table of Contents and click on your subject of interest to be taken directly to that page.
Thanks to each of you for your continuing service to your fellow local government professionals. Your dedication truly makes a difference to ICMA’s members!