Bryan Townsend and Nicole Freedman participated as "Coaches" for the University of Delaware's ICMA Student Chapter's Speed Coaching and Networking Event on February 25, 2022. This event, held at the Biden Institute was formulated to give future policymakers networking time with officials within Delaware Government.
The University of Delaware's student chapter of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is affiliated with the Institute of Public Administration (IPA) and the Joseph R. Biden School of Public Policy and Administration. The chapter's mission is to educate students about career opportunities in local government, network with local professionals in the field, and engage students on local government projects.
ICMA is the leading association of local government professionals dedicated to creating and supporting thriving communities throughout the world. ICMA has more than 11,000 members internationally, ICMA works to improve the lives of citizens by identifying, promoting, and speeding the adoption of leading governance practices. UD student chapter members receive all the benefits of a full ICMA membership such as free registration to the ICMA annual conference, access to ICMA's professional network and job center, digital publications and webinars, and mentorship from members from local chapters.
Click here to see a video of UD's ICMA's networking events.