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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

LEARN HOW

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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.


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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"It is an honor to see that you are making a difference in the community." Read More

Maria Villagomez

Assistant City Manager
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"You do make a difference when you pick up the people's recycling...It takes dedication. I come here rain, snow, shine, everything. We're out here." Read More

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Recycling Operator
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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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"Working here and living here, I know that I am providing safety for the employees and residents of Prince William County." Read More

Jeff Loeffler

Code Compliance Investigator
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"Everyday is unpredictable, you just don't know what you're going to get... The position I have in my job is to help other people and as a supervisor I feel like I can help my squad as well...." Read More

Sergeant Saemi Kitchens

Police Department
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"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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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.