Oak Ridge City Manager Mark Watson could be considered to become president-elect of the International City/County Management Association, or ICMA.
Watson is one of only 41 members across the world who qualify to serve as president, according to a November 24 memo to the Oak Ridge City Council. He could become the first ICMA president from Tennessee in the 100-year history of the organization.
The seven-member City Council on Monday is being asked to support Watson’s participation.
“If selected, he would be in line to become president of the professional association that represents 9,000 appointed city managers, administrators, and assistants from across the United States and the world,” said Michael W. Walker, executive director of the Tennessee City Management Association. [Read more…]