Annual Convention & Trade Show

  • The 2021 Annual Convention & AGM is being held virtually this year on June 10th & 11th!

Please click here to download the 2021 Annual Convention Guide.
Please click here for a condensed version of the Convention Agenda.  Check your Member Bulletin & social media for posts with full descriptions.  An electronic Convention Guide will be forwarded to registered delegates prior to the start of the Convention.
Annual General Meeting: Nominations 
The Call for Nominations to the 2021 Board of Directors for PMA closed Thursday, May 13th.  All nominees were contacted and informed of the results on Friday, May 14th.  

Positions Acclai
med (one nomination received):

One Year Term:
Kelly Bull, Vice President
(Deputy Municipal Clerk, Gander)

Two Year Terms:
Brian Peach, Avalon Director
(CAO, Pouch Cove) 
Chris Torraville, Central Director (Town Clerk/Manager, Peterview)
Darryl Johnson, Eastern Director (Town Manager, Trinity Bay North)
Brenna Jarrar, Labrador Director (Director, Community Development & Research, Happy Valley – Goose Bay)

No nomination was received for the position of Western Director by the deadline date.  As per the constitution: (3)  Should no nominations be received by the end of the nomination period for a position that is to be filled at the Annual General Meeting, nominations shall be made and received from the floor of the Annual General Meeting.

Please join us in extending congratulations as well as thanks to the acclaimed members above for the interest and commitment to serving their professional association and their colleagues in the sector through their involvement with the PMA Board of Directors.

Professional Municipal Administrators, with the support of Cal LeGrow, is pleased to announce the launch of the 2021 Administrator Award of Excellence. This award has been established to recognize the contribution of an Administrator (Town Clerk, Manager, CAO, Department Head) of a member municipality who has demonstrated an exceptional level of professionalism, leadership and innovation in his/her job.

Nominations for this award come from municipal councils and are forwarded to the PMA executive and representatives of Cal LeGrow to select a recipient. This award will be presented during the Annual General Meeting (a part of our 2021 Virtual Convention) on Friday June 11, 2021.

Criteria for this award is that the nominee is an Administrator of a member municipality who has demonstrated an exceptional level of professionalism, leadership and innovation in his/her job.

Nominations are now CLOSED. 

News & Updates

Resource Documents for Members

Professional Municipal Administrators

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The Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs, in conjunction with Professional Municipal Administrators (PMA,) will present Long Service Awards at the 2021 Virtual PMA Convention.

Eligible Positions: City Manager, Town Manager, City Clerk, Town Clerk, Department Head

Eligible Years of Service: 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45 and 50. (Please note the new, additional years of service categories.)

Note: Years of service are cumulative and do not need to be served consecutively. Time served in positions other than those specified above will not be used to determine eligibility.

Please use this linked application for the 2021 Long Service Award for Municipal Administrators. 

The deadline to submit an application has now passed (May 10th).