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SUCCESS STORIES

Professional Managers in Action

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COMMUNITY HEROES

From Parks to Police and Beyond

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PROFESSIONAL MANAGERS

Make a Difference in Your Community

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MAKE A DIFFERENCE

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Life, Well Run is an ICMA (International City/County Management Association) initiative to raise awareness of and appreciation for the value professional managers bring to build ethical, efficient, effective local government and great communities we’re proud to call home.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Professional local government managers improve the quality of life in their communities every day.


COMMUNITY HEROES

If you look around your community, you’ll find people using their talents each day to improve our quality of life. Some are in very public roles—like police officers or teachers. Others keep the roads maintained, collect recycling, beautify our parks and public spaces. We’re capturing profiles of these community heroes who work with professional city, town, and county managers to make Life, Well Run.

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Even if you can help just one person, you know that you've made the biggest difference for that one person Read More

Sergeant Saemi Kitchens

Police Department
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We really take a lot of pride in what we do here... Read More

Peter Robertson

Parks and Grounds Technician, Grandview Cemetery
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What you don't bank on is falling in love with our industry... This is what it's all about. Serving the public. Read More

David McCary

Solid Waste Management Director
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I love serving the community... Read More

Jacklyn Shaklee

Crimes Against Persons Detective
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The most important thing about being a public worker is to know that you are working for the constituents and not for a pay check. Read More

Eric Poon

Traffic Investigator
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There are parts of the world where potable water is not a reality. So ensuring that our community can rely on the water coming out of their tap, that’s contribution we make. Read More

Parvani Vandeyar

Water Quality Superintendent

Campaign Materials

For managers, students, educators, elected officials, and state associations. If you are interested in bringing the Life, Well Run campaign to your community, state, or school, ICMA has developed a variety of resources that you can use.