2024 Robert E. Knox, Jr. Municipal Leadership Institute

Named in honor of former GMA President and Mayor of the city of Thomson from 1979-2007, the Robert E. Knox, Jr. Municipal Leadership Institute is an intensive multi-day seminar that focuses on helping city officials enhance and sharpen their leadership skills. It is part of the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute's curriculum.

Those eligible for training certificates in the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute can receive six hours of credit towards training certificate.  Attendance at all sessions is required to receive credit, including the orientation and opening dinner.  

The registration fee is $850 and covers instruction, SIMSOC manual, opening dinner, breakfast and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday, and breakfast on Friday.

Cancellation fee: There is a $100 cancellation fee for cancellations after April 26. Cancellations after May 3 will not be refunded. 

If you are unable to pay by credit card, please contact Aileen Harris at (678) 686-6293.

Tentative Agenda 

Tuesday, May 14 
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM         Orientation   
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM         Opening Dinner

Wednesday, May 15
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM        SIMSOC Session

Thursday, May 16
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM         Session                                     

Friday, May 17
8:00 AM – 12:15 PM       Session

Lodging:  GMA has reserved a room block at The UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel, 1197 S Lumpkin St., Athens, GA 30602 on the nights of May 14, May 15 and May 16. Room rates are $129-$179, plus taxes and fees depending on room type.  Parking is available in the adjacent parking lot and is included in the room rate.  To reserve a room visit the following: GMA Spring Training Hotel Block or call 706-548-1311 and ask for GMA group code 96148.   To get the block rate, reservations must be made by April 14.

Please be mindful of the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute attendance policy: To receive training credit, a participant must attend the entire class. For six-hour classes, anyone arriving more than 30 minutes after the class begins, leaving class repeatedly, or leaving the class early will not receive credit. Class completion forms must be signed by the participant and the instructor and provided to the instructor at the end of the class. Class instructors will not sign class completion forms in the event the attendance criteria cited herein are not met by the participant.


5/14/2024 4:00 PM - 5/17/2024 12:15 PM
Eastern Daylight Time
UGA Center for Continuing Education & Hotel 1197 S. Lumpkin St Athens, GA 30602 UNITED STATES
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Event Contact
Ms. Aileen L. Harris - Phone: (678) 686-6293

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