This mini-webcast offers a look into the roles & responsibilities specific to the office of the trustee. Get helpful tips from veteran township officials on what they wish they'd known when they were first elected.
G. Lawrence “Larry” Merrill
Former Executive Director, Michigan Townships Association
Under the general direction of the Board of Directors, Larry spent many years executing the policies prescribed by the MTA Board of Directors and the membership. He was responsible for the overall operation and administration of the Association, where he has served since 1980. Prior to working for the Association, Larry was a county administrator and director of a county emergency medical services department. Larry holds a master's degree in public administration, is the author of numerous books and articles on local government finances, administration and services and is a a popular presenter on topics related to townships and board governance.