Training and Facilitation
Local governments seeking effective results from their policies and actions need a sense of organization and informed decision making. This means doing strategic planning and making time to routinely educate and train the elected and appointed personnel involved.
Our commitment is to help our member governments achieve optimal performance, so the GMRC is available to assist in the preparation and production of forums designed to improve the awareness and capability of local staff or officials.
Popular Event Types
Meeting and Retreat Facilitation
The GMRC can provide a neutral party that frees up all staff and officials to participate in the discussion, while also offering outside perspective on certain issues as needed.
Workshops and Training
GMRC staff have years of experience in providing training and educational resources in a variety of topic areas, including:
City Council/County Commission
Historic Preservation Committees
Industrial Development Authorities
Better Hometown/ Main Street
The GMRC is available to gather information and research on special topics and present that to your community, providing an additional resource and outside perspective on evolving local issues.
Strategic Planning Retreats:
Hiawassee DDA - 3/10/21
Dahlonega - 3/18/21 - 3/19/21
Cornelia - 4/17/21
Single-day events serviced at no cost!
What the GMRC Provides
Quality leadership and service
A neutral, outside party with an understanding of civic issues.
Pre- and Post-event meetings with officials
Summary Report after the event
What You Provide
Arrange and fund the facility, including housing if necessary
Meals and snacks as appropriate
Notification to all local staff expected to attend
Information or resources pertinent to any specialty topics or issues
If your community could benefit from some outside instruction or facilitation, learn what the GMRC can do to help! Feel free to ask for references, and for more information contact Heather Feldman, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.