Local government is a complex, constantly changing environment. For newly elected officials, it can be a daunting task to take on the role of mayor or council member and immediately be responsible for decisions that impact the future of your community.
As part of GMA’s commitment to expand cost-effective learning and networking opportunities for elected officials, newly elected officials have the opportunity to obtain support, guidance, and encouragement from seasoned elected officials through the GMA Mentoring Program.
Each newly-elected municipal participating will be assigned an experienced participating partner within the program.
During the first year, mentor and mentee elected municipal officials agree to:
GMA will make every effort to assign a mentee with a mentor serving in like size city and closely related by services and location.
To become a mentor or mentee, complete the application form below.
For more information about the Mentoring Program, please complete and submit the Contact Us form or contact Sherri Bailey at (470)-755-1357 or Emily Davenport at (404) 852-1638.