OMAA was formed in 1958 for Chief Administrative Officers to assist in the promotion of better local government. The first meeting was attended by 10 CAOs. OMAA provides professional development, advocacy, networking opportunities, services, and additional support for Ontario CAOs and Aspiring CAOs.
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The Association is governed by an eleven member Board of Directors. Directors are elected to serve for two to four year terms, with an option of advancing to Executive positions.
The current OMAA Board of Directors
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The OMAA Board is supported by an Executive Director who is responsible to the OMAA Board. You can reach our ED at firstname.lastname@example.org
OMAA was incorporated in 2018 and a By-law governs our work, including our role, our membership, responsibilities of our executive and procedural requirements.
Active members agree to adhere to the Association's code of ethics. The Code of Ethics recognizes that as executive municipal leaders, CAOs, and Aspiring CAOs are already bound by other documents representing integrity, principled, and ethical behaviour. The OMAA Code of Ethics is a set of tenets that outline values and beliefs for senior leaders within the municipal corporation
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OMAA's Board of Directors reviews its strategic plan approximately every three years.
The OMAA Annual Report is presented to Members at the time of the Annual General Meeting providing an overview of annual Association activities and financial health.
The OMAA Board annually establishes or endorses the ongoing work of several sub-committees. These sub-committees are chaired by a Board Director, supported by the Executive Director, and are comprised of volunteers from the Board and general OMAA Membership. Current Committees include: Aspiring CAOs, Awards, By-Law Review, and Workshop Planning.