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ICMA LOCAL GOVERNMENT MANAGEMENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Local Government Management Fellowship Program (LGMF)  is a highly competitive career development opportunity designed to generate interest in local government careers among recent master's program graduates.  Committed to the professional development of young professionals, the City of Fort Lauderdale partners with ICMA annually to host a total of six Senior Management Fellows for two-year, temporary, full-time positions. Generally, three Fellows are selected each year, providing for a rotational cycle of three second-year Fellows and three first-year Fellows.

BECOME A FORT LAUDERDALE FELLOW

If you are a recent master's graduate or a student enrolled in public administration, public policy, or related master's degree programs at NASPAA-member schools graduating this academic year, explore the ICMA LGMF Become a Local Government Management Fellow page for application information.  When completing the application, make sure to select the Southeast Region for areas of interest for placement.  This is an annual fellowship program, with a fall application process for spring/summer placement.  The 2017 Fellowship application cycle is now closed. The 2018 cycle will open Fall 2017.  To learn more, or to apply to be a Local Government Management Fellow, please visit ICMA's LGMF website. For more information, please send an email to structuralinnovation@fortlauderdale.gov

WELCOME TO OUR 2017 CLASS OF SENIOR MANAGEMENT FELLOWS!

We are very pleased to welcome two new Senior Management Fellows to our Fort Lauderdale Fellowship Program, Marsha Noel and Diana Gallego.  Marsha and Diana join our current four second-year Fellows, rounding out our group of six Senior Management Fellows.

Marsha Noel

Marsha Noel
Marsha joined the Neighbor Support division on June 19, 2017.  Marsha joined us from Orlando, Florida, where she served as an Administrative Intern with the Orange County Facilities Management Division.  She has additional experience serving as a Records Bureau Criminal Justice Technician with the Alachua County Sheriff's Office.  She received her MPA from the University of Central Florida, and her Bachelor's degree in Criminology from the University of Florida.

 Diana Gallego

Diana Gallego
Diana will be joining the Structural Innovation division on August 14, 2017.  Diana is coming from Orlando, Florida, where she most recently served as a Research Assistant for the University of Central Florida School of Public Administration.  She has additional experience  serving as an Operations Assistant with JMS Associates, a Law Enforcement consulting firm,  as well as a Development Assistant with Tallahassee Support Services. She received her  MPA from the University of Central Florida, and her Bachelor's degree in Political Science from  the University of Toronto.

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