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Arkansas City Management Association, Inc.

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ACMA 2021-2022 Officers

Bill Burrough photo Emily Cox photo Gary Brinkley photo Phillip Patterson photo

Gary Brinkley
City Manager


Vice President
Emily Cox
Intergov'tal Relations Manager

Little Rock

Jeff Dingman
Deputy City Manager

Fort Smith

Immediate Past President
Bill Burrough
City Manager

Hot Springs


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.

ACMA Event Registration Form

Please right-click Conference Registration 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

ICMA International City/County Management Association (ICMA) 

ICMA Direct 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 – arkansas.txkusa.org

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

Whitnee Bullerwell, Deputy Director, AML.  Email: w v b @ a r m l . o r g

Jane Barnett, Assistant to Deputy Director, AML. Email: j b a r n e t t @ a r m l . o r g