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Arkansas City Management Association, Inc.

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ACMA 2023 Officers

Emily Cox photo Jeff Dingman photo Danny Presley photo Gary Brinkley photo

Jeff Dingman
Deputy City Manager
Fort Smith

Vice President
Danny Presley
Human Resources Director

Lance Spicer
Deputy City Manager
Hot Springs

Immediate Past President
Emily Cox
Intergov'tal Relations Manager
Little Rock 

The Arkansas City Management Association, Inc. (ACMA) is here to support & assist the City Manager/City Administrator forms of government by offering networking, education, advocacy and support to city managers, administrators and their staff. The ACMA believes that by creating effective leaders in our communities, Arkansas achieves excellence in local government.

The ACMA is committed to:

  • Securing the future of our organization by advancing membership
  • Strengthening our cities with education & networking possibilities
  • Creating Arkansas cities with high ethical standards
  • Promoting community awareness of critical issues facing Arkansas cities
  • Providing quality conference programs
  • Providing Scholarship Programs to MPA students studying in our field
  • Educating and inspiring young people about local government.

ACMA Membership Form

Please right-click Membership Form link and download to fill out form.

Useful Resources:

Guidebook for Municipal Officials of City Manager/City Administrator Cities - PDF

Arkansas Municipal League Training Calendar & Registration

Friends of ACMA

International City/County Management Association 

ACMA links:

Arkadelphia - www.cityofarkadelphia.com 
Barling - www.barlingar.gov 
Fort Smith - www.fortsmithar.gov 
Hope - www.hopearkansas.net 
Hot Springs - www.cityhs.net 
Little Rock - www.littlerock.gov 
Texarkana – https://cityoftexarkanaar.com/
Siloam Springs - www.siloamsprings.com


Arkansas City Management Association, Inc. (ACMA)
c/o Arkansas Municipal League
P.O. Box 38
North Little Rock, AR 72115

Phone: 501-374-3484

Phillip Patterson, Arkansas Municipal League Field Rep at ppatterson@arml.org

Jane Barnett, Executive Assistant, jbarnett@arml.org