2014 MAM Summer Workshop
Midland, MI


MAM Summer Workshop
August 14-15, 2014, Midland

Mayor Spotlight

Deb Doyle
Mayor, City of Durand

gillhamDeb Doyle has served on the Durand City Council for nearly 30 years. Active in her community and the Michigan Municipal League, serving as President of the League board in 2007-08. In 2013 she was awarded the League’s highest individual honor - an Honorary Life Membership and also the Ambassador Award, the first ever Level Four graduate of the League’s Elected Officials Academy program. In 2009 she established the Tim Doyle Scholarship Fund, in honor of her late husband, and as a result of the scholarship fund, dozens of elected officials have been able to receive League training at no cost. A talented artist, Doyle has also donated her artwork on many occasions to support the League Foundation and many other charitable organizations.

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