Maryland Mayors Association
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of the Maryland Mayors Association shall be to help its members better serve their municipalities and to promote Maryland Municipal League initiatives.
MMA serves as a resource to Maryland's mayors and holds three Mayors-only events throughout the year:
- Annual Mayor's Winter Conference (February)
- Mayor's Forum and Luncheon at MML's annual convention (June)
- Mayor's Forum at MML's fall conference (October)
PROPOSED BYLAWS CHANGES ANNOUNCEMENT (10/13/19):
Per Article VII, Section 4, Proposed changes in the Bylaws shall be submitted to the Mayors’ Association membership in writing 30 days prior to a meeting and shall be adopted subject to a two-thirds favorable vote by the members present. Adopted Bylaw changes shall require approval by the Board of Directors of the Maryland Municipal League at a regularly scheduled Board meeting.
Below are the proposed changes to the MMA Bylaws. You can read them in context from the linked PDF document.
ARTICLE III – Officers and Executive Committee
Section 1: Officers
The Officers of the Mayors’ Association shall be president, president elect, vice-president , secretary/treasurer or secretary, and treasurer and immediate past president. The president shall serve as liaison to the Maryland Municipal League.
Section 2: Executive Committee
The Officers of the Mayors’ Association shall also be known as the Executive Committee.
Section 3: Qualifications
Each officer shall, at the time of election, be a member of the Mayors’ Association.
Section 4: Nominations, Election and Terms of Office
Nominations for president-elect, vice president, secretary/treasurer or secretary, and treasurer shall be made at the winter meeting of the Mayor's Association. The president-elect of the previous executive committee shall be named president without nomination. The President may solicit nominations or appoint a nominating committee prior to the winter meeting and nominations may also be made from the floor.
The officers shall be elected from those nominated at the winter meeting. The election shall take place at the annual business meeting of the Maryland Mayors’ Association and the officers shall be elected by the voting members present at the meeting. The officers shall hold office for one year.
Section 5: Vacancies
In the event of a vacancy in the office of President, the president-elect shall become President. Other vacancies shall be filled by a majority vote of the Executive Committee.