ATLANTA — Milledgeville Mayor, Mary Parham-Copelan was elected first vice president of the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) District 6 during the association’s virtual annual meeting on July 2. She is now in line to become president of the district.
In this role, Parham-Copelan will serve as a liaison between GMA and municipal officials in GMA’s District 6. She will also attend GMA-sponsored events, including the association’s annual convention; promote engagement in GMA activities and programs with other cities in the district; advocate for GMA’s legislative priorities; and share with GMA staff any needs and concerns of member cities in their district.
As the District 6 First Vice President, Parham-Copelan will also serve on GMA Board of Directors.
Created in 1933, GMA is the only state organization that represents municipal governments in Georgia. Based in Atlanta, GMA is a voluntary, non-profit organization that provides legislative advocacy, educational, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its members.
GMA currently represents 537 cities in Georgia.