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10.06.20 DPS Advisory Committee Meeting
10.16.20 Parks & Recreation Committee Meeting
10.20.20 Fire/EMS Advisory Committee Meeting
10.20.20 Facilities Management Committee Meeting
11.05.20 Lower Peninsula Law Enforcement Committee Meeting
11.10.20 Technology & Cyber Security Advisory Committee Meeting

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10.13.20 Effectively Managing Problem Employees
10.15.20 Effectively Managing Problem Employees
10.20.20 Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace
10.22.20 Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace

What's New/Hot Topic From MMRMA to You
MMRMA Updates Water/Beach Safety, Community Property Rental/Use Resources
Documents aim to help member parks and recreation departments manage risk.

August 2020 Risk Journal
RAP/CAP grant update. Applications welcome; next deadline is October 2. Plus virtual public meeting tips from a member and a parliamentary expert, and exploring direct supervision in jails.

June 2020 Risk Journal
Developing, Communicating Plans to Reopen During and After Pandemic; Managing Inmate Expectations a Key Component of Effective Jails

Call for Letters of Interest: Membership Committee Vacancy

Posted: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

There is a vacancy on the MMRMA Membership Committee due to the retirement of Tom Kaminski, Manistee County.

MMRMA Board Chairman Michael Bosanac requests that letters of interest in filling the vacancy be mailed to him in care of MMRMA, 14001 Merriman, Livonia, MI 48154, Attention: Michael Rhyner.  Letters can also be emailed to

Criteria for appointment include previous service to or participation with MMRMA, candidate’s length of service with the MMRMA entity he/she represents, and the member entity’s longevity with MMRMA. Letters of interest should address each of these considerations.  Letters must be received no later than Friday, April 6, 2018.

The Membership Committee consists of seven members appointed by the Board Chair. Committee members must be officers of MMRMA members as defined in the Joint Powers Agreement.

The committee assists the Board and Executive Director in matters related to member relations and services. The committee takes a proactive role in the implementation of key membership service and membership development programs, including the Risk Avoidance Program (RAP).  Typical duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Reviewing and analyzing exposure and loss information and providing assistance to the staff in targeting risk control services.
  2. Developing rules, procedures, and criteria for awarding grants to members under the Risk Avoidance Program (RAP).
  3. Determining the eligible activities and projects for RAP funding and establishing cost-sharing formulas.
  4. Evaluating and approving or denying RAP grant applications from members.
  5. Monitoring membership development activity, including new and/or departing member information.
  6. Recommending new membership services and programs to the Board and Executive Director.

The Membership Committee meets quarterly.  One meeting is held in conjunction with the MMRMA Annual Meeting in August at the Grand Traverse Resort and another at the March Risk Management Workshop in Lansing.  The two remaining meetings are held in May and November at dates and locations selected by the committee.  MMRMA reimburses committee members for reasonable travel expenses plus a $90 per diem per meeting. 

If you have any questions concerning the vacancy or the appointment process, please contact Michael Rhyner at 734-513-0300 or

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Michigan Municipal Risk
Management Authority

14001 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI 48154

MMRMA has been a leader in municipal risk since 1980 and remains committed to meeting the ever-expanding challenges faced by its membership. MMRMA's risk control services are designed to help its members identify, prevent, and mitigate losses through on-site surveys, training, and other services. MMRMA also provides its members with premier claims and legal services, sound financial management, and essential news on the latest developments in public risk management.


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