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Second National Convening: Action for the Future

Local Government 2030 will hold its second National Convening “Action for the Future” on January 26-27, 2024 at Arizona State University’s Phoenix campus. 
This second convening of the Local Government 2030 initiative will bring together

  • the 50 Delegates and 12 Super Delegates that met in November, 2022 at Convening 1

  • Five Convening Co-Chairs:

    • Clarence Anthony, CEO, National League of Cities

    • Matt Chase, CEO, National Association of Counties

    • Terry Gerton, CEO, National Academy of Public Administration​

    • Chris Morrill, CEO, Government Finance Officers Association

    • Marc Ott, CEO, International City/County Management Association

  • 12 elected City and County official Delegates 

  • Invited CEOs from 25 local government associations:

    • Alliance for Innovation

    • American Planning Association

    • American Public Works Association

    • American Water Works Association

    • Center for Public Safety Excellence

    • City-County Communications and Marketing Association

    • CivicPRIDE

    • Engaging Local Government Leaders

    • International Association of Fire Chiefs

    • International Association of Chiefs of Police

    • International Economic Development Council

    • International Institute of Municipal Clerks

    • International Municipal Lawyers Association

    • International Network of Asian Public Administrators

    • League of Women in Government

    • Local Government Hispanic Network

    • National Association of County Administrators

    • National Association of County and City Health Officials

    • National Association of Regional Councils

    • National Forum for Black Public Administrators

    • National Recreation and Parks Association

    • Public Libraries Association

    • Public Sector HR Association

    • Urban Libraries Council

    • Urban Sustainability Directors Network


The purpose of the Convening 2 will be to:

  • review the work of the three initiative groups from Convening 1

  • receive feedback and input from the elected official delegates

  • compose a final report.  

The final report will contain recommendations to be submitted to the Convening sponsoring organizations, cities, counties and regional councils around the United States for further work and action.

Each of the Convening sponsoring organizations will be asked to endorse the final report and commit to continue the work started by Local Government 2030 in their own organizations.

The Convening will be facilitated by Julia Novak, Executive Vice President, Raftelis

For further information, please contact Organizing Committee Member Wally Bobkiewicz.

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