About the Manager of the Year Award and Winners

GENERAL INFORMATION

IaCMA’s Annual Manager of the Year Award honors chief administrators whose accomplishments and superior work performance represent the best possible application of management principles and who’s creative contributions to professional local government management increases public awareness of the value of professional management to the quality of life in our communities. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • To be considered for the Manager of the Year Award, the chief administrator must be a full (voting) IaCMA member. 
  • Candidate must be employed as the chief appointed administrative officer in a municipality. 
  • Candidate must have overall management responsibility and be appointed or confirmed by the legislative body, the elected chief executive and/or the chief appointed administrative officer.


Manager of the Year Award Winners

 

Chris Nosbisch - 2023

 

Steve Diers - 2022


Jim Sanders - 2021

Kim Downs - 2020

Matt Mardesen - 2019

 

Michael Schrock - 2018 


Aaron Burnett - 2017

 

Jeff Pomeranz - 2016


Jessica Kinser - 2015


Elizabeth Hansen - 2014


Jim Ferneau - 2013


Tom Brownlow - 2012


Bill Daily - 2011


Jeff Mark - 2010


Carol Ann Diekema - 2009

 

Jim Prosser - 2008

 

Mike Van Milligen - 2007