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NEW TOOLKIT

Tools and tips for working with CAOs

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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.

The first few months as a newly-elected leader can be daunting. Here's a toolkit that will show you some of the ropes: lifewellrun.org/newly-elected…

The first few months as a newly-elected leader can be daunting. Here's a toolkit that will show you some of the ropes: https://t.co/aLh0AYn7x4

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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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"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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He's an ambassador for the city and a true neighbor to the people he serves. Read More

Chuy Estrada

Refuse Driver

Bruce Price

Veterans Advocate
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"Truthfully, I have not seen anyone more passionate for his job or optimistic for the future of his town than Matt Reedy" Read More

Matt Reedy

Recreation Manager and Youth Advisor
"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
"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

Warren Gaskill

Recycling Operator

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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.