Upcoming Events

MAM Summer Workshop
July 13-14, 2017

Mayor Spotlight

Suzanne Pixley
Mayor, Eastpointe

campbellSuzanne Pixley has been Mayor of Eastpointe since November 2007, and has served on the City Council since 2005.  She has been very involved in the community serving as a past president of the Eastpointe Rotary, president of the Historical Society, as a Lion, and on the boards of the Eastpointe Roseville Chamber of Commerce, the Networking Forum and PACE (Police and Community for Equality).  She has previously served on various Michigan Municipal League committees, as a Region 1 officer, and a three-year term on League’s Board of Trustees. In 2016, she received the League’s Ambassador Award for exemplary service by completing all four levels of the League’s Elected Officials Academy program. She was recently elected to the Michigan Association of Mayors Board of Directors. In her spare time, she has published three books about the City of Eastpointe—its history, legendary locals, and redevelopment.

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Auburn Mayor Lee Kilbourn Elected as 2016-17 President of Michigan Association of Mayors

Baraga Village President Wendell Dompier Selected as Vice President

At the Michigan Municipal League's 2016 Convention, Auburn Mayor Lee Kilbourn was elected to serve a one-year term as president of the Michigan Association of Mayors. Kilbourn was previously vice president. Baraga Village President Wendell Dompier was selected as the new vice president. Read more.




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