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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

Get Started in a Local Government Career

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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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"I want to fulfill the mission of the City of Flagstaff, which is to improve the quality of life for all in our community" Read More

Josh Copley

City Manager
"Being able to give the community that support when they need it I think is huge. 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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In managing the Christmas Outreach Program, Sullivan has volunteered thousands of hours and touched the lives of hundreds of families, children, and senior citizens. Read More

Sally Sullivan

Administrative Assistant
"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

Bruce Price

Veterans Advocate
"The most rewarding part is seeing the smile on the children's faces....I always had a passion to help people and by being in this position I am able to see all this happen." Read More

Lynique Murray

Community School Coordinator for Linkages Program, Maryvale Elementary School

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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.