Winner Announced! MACo Celebrates Leaders in Public Service with 2022 Praisner Award

MACo’s Marilyn J. Praisner Public Service Award was established to honor the legacy of former Montgomery County Council Member, Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Past President, and beloved public servant Marilyn J. Praisner. The award recognizes those current or former elected county officials who have demonstrated outstanding service to a county, his or her constituents, and MACo. The award is a collaboration of the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance and MACo, with support from the Local Government…

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Bringing A Guest to #MACoCon? Join in Our Afternoon Activities
The Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Resort in Cambridge, MD, is offering safe, fun, and functional ways to work or learn remotely!
Bringing A Guest to #MACoCon? Join in Our Afternoon Activities

MACo’s Winter Conference on January 4-6, 2023, offers something for everyone – including guests and spouses of registrants and exhibitors! Guests and spouses can participate in our on-site afternoon activities while conference registrants are in sessions. MACo’s Winter Conference is a three-day event featuring educational sessions, cost-saving exhibits, and numerous meetings and briefings all held at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel in Cambridge, MD. Guests and spouses of registered attendees and exhibitors are…

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Equity and Inclusion Through Data and Analytics at #MACoCon

Learn from gcom at their Solutions Showcase about driving equity, inclusion, and better community outcomes through data and analytics. gcom helps create healthier, safer, and more prosperous communities by delivering innovative technology solutions to state and local governments. With a focus on modernizing legacy IT applications and systems for customers in health and human services, finance and administration, and public safety, gcom is dedicated to creating better outcomes for their clients and the communities they serve.…

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Answering the Call for Mental Health Response at #MACoCon

Motorola Solutions’ team will discuss mental health response at #MACoCon. Motorola Solutions, Inc. provides public safety and public service sector integration and communications solutions to the State of Maryland, 16 of its 23 Counties plus the Cities of Baltimore, Salisbury, and Annapolis. Motorola’s portfolio of solutions includes wireless voice and 4G data systems, Computer Aided Dispatch, Records & Jail Management Systems, Mobile Data Software, Mobile Computing Hardware, Citizen Response Management (311) Systems, Wireless Broadband Networks, Video…

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MACo Welcomes Tyler Technologies as New Corporate Partner!

Tyler Maryland has joined MACo’s Corporate Partner Program as a Bronze Partner! Tyler Maryland, previously NIC Maryland, develops and supports digital government services. We are Marylanders who understand the unique needs of agencies and our fellow citizens. Since 2011, the Annapolis-based team has worked with Maryland state agencies, boards, commissions, and local government to develop more than 150 innovative digital government products and services. Tyler Maryland is dedicated to building essential services that connect Maryland citizens and…

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NACo Live Healthy Discount Program Resources

The National Association of Counties (NACo) Live Healthy Prescription, Health & Dental Discount Program is a NO-COST program available to all member counties. NACo has free marketing resources for county use to advertise this program. The Live Healthy program provides relief to uninsured and underinsured Americans who face growing health costs offering three ways to save: Prescription Drug Discount Card - Provides savings up to 80%* on generics and up to 40%* on brand-name prescription medications…

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Washington County New Human Resources Director

The Washington County Board of County Commissioners has hired Katrina Wyand-Yurish as Human Resources Director. According to a County press release, Wyand-Yurish comes to Washington County Government with an extensive background in human resources. Throughout her career, she has gained significant experience in organizational development, engagement, and training with an emphasis in workforce learning and development. Wyand-Yurish most recently served as the Director of Human Resources for HB Restaurant Group, a parent company to over 2,000…

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Discover Effective Constituent Communications at #MACoCon

Now more than ever, communication is key, and it is important to keep constituents informed and engaged with your message. At MACo's Winter Conference, communications experts who use a variety of approaches will offer their insight on how to effectively navigate building successful strategies for constituent communication. Speakers will discuss both the right and wrong ways of using social media and other tools to make sure your message is both heard and understood. Amplifying Your…

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Kadish and Lambert Appointed to Baltimore City District Court

Governor Larry Hogan has appointed both Darren Kadish and Michele Lambert to the Baltimore City District Court. “It is my pleasure to appoint these distinguished individuals to serve on the Baltimore City District Court,” said Governor Hogan. “Both Darren and Michele will bring a depth of legal experience of knowledge to their roles” (press release). Darren Lee Kadish is a partner with his father at the firm Kadish and Kadish, P.C. He practices civil and criminal litigation, with a…

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RELEASE: MACo, MARFY, and NACoRF Partner on Prenatal-to-Three Efforts 

November 14, 2022  Contact: Victoria Maas, Communications Coordinator, MACo | 410.269.0043 | vmaas@mdcounties.org  MACo, MARFY, and NACoRF Partner on Prenatal-to-Three Efforts  Annapolis, MD (11/14/2022) – The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) has selected the Maryland Association of Resources for Families and Youth (MARFY) to partner on efforts to increase engagement in and support for early childhood learning and development. Through a partnership with the National Association of Counties Research Foundation (NACoRF), MACo and MARFY are…

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