Board Member Training

Are you a “new” Authority Board Member appointed this year or in recent years? Are you a veteran Board Member Click-here-to-register-buttonready for a refresher on the wide landscape of responsibilities in which you have been entrusted? Perhaps you are an Authority professional or consultant guiding your Board through these responsibilities. 

Because it is so important to keep up to date with the latest information, PMAA isClick-here-to-view-the-PDF-form---Blue offering specialized training designed to ensure you are as effective as possible. And to make it even easier to attend this valuable educational opportunity, the training is being offered at three convenient locations.

West Location

Wednesday, March 7

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pittsburgh - Cranberry

910 Sheraton Drive
Mars, PA 16046
(724) 776-6900

Central Location

Tuesday, March 13

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg

1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA 17011
(717) 763-7117 

East Location

Tuesday, March 27

Holiday Inn Allentown – 
I-78 (Lehigh Valley)

7736 Adrienne Drive
Breinigsville, PA 18031
(610) 391-1000


Schedule: 8:00 – Registration 8:30 – 1:00 – Program        1:00 – Luncheon

The session is designed to cover a wide variety of topics, including vital information for authority board members and management. Topics include:

  • PMAA legislative staff will present a legislative/regulatory outlook for 2018. This includes recent legislative developments in regards to privatization, and other anticipated issues that may impact municipal authorities.

  • The PA State Ethics Commission attorneys will present on the Key Elements of Public Official Ethics. This will include an overview of ethical standards and recent Ethics Commission rulings impacting Municipal Authority officials.

  • A presentation by the Pennsylvania Museum and Historical Commission (developers of the Municipal Records Retention guidelines) on appropriate records retention by Pennsylvania’s Municipal Authorities...What you need to know to protect your authority.

  • Solicitors Panel - Local solicitors will address attendees on various issues and relevant topics of their choosing and discuss the various impacts on municipal authority boards, including the Municipality Authorities Act. Attendees are urged to come prepared with questions for the panel.