Michigan Society of Certified Public Managers® (MSCPM)


The Michigan Society of Certified Public Mangers® (MSCPM)is a statewide organization whose primary purpose is to unite Michigan Certified Public Managers®, to encourage the acceptance of management in government as a profession established by an underlying body of knowledge to promote high professional, educational and ethical standards in public management; to improve communication, cooperation and coordination among public entities; to foster leadership through vision, competence, and innovation; and to facilitate positive changes which enhance the delivery of public service.

 (Michigan Society of Public Managers®, 2010)

Our Mission
To promote excellence in public management in Michigan

MCPM Alumni and MCPM students are encouraged to join the Michigan Society of Certified Public Managers. Your membership and contribution will help us to build a strong foundation of leadership for the State of Michigan. Benefits of Membership in the Society are:

  • Networking opportunities with other leaders involved in various levels of government management
  • Regularly scheduled membership meetings with informative speakers on topics important to today’s managers
  • Leadership opportunities within the organization for personal growth and leadership development

Types of Membership

Academy Fellow/Charter Member:  Any person having a valid certification as a public manager, issued by any program accredited by the National Certified Public Manager® Consortium shall have all privileges of active membership (which includes the ability to vote and serve on the MSCPM Board). $70 per year

Associate Membership:  Any person currently enrolled in any accredited Public Manager program.  Associates receive all the privileges of active membership except holding executive office.  $50 per year

Affiliate Membership:
Any faculty member or administrator in Public Management or related fields.  Affiliates hold all the privileges of active membership, except holding executive office.   $50 per year

For more information please contact Monica at 989-964-7489 or email : continuing-ed@svsu.edu

How to Join:

1. Online: Join online by clicking on the appropriate membership type above;

2. By phone: Call 989.964.2030 to register by phone or for any additional questions about the program, or

3. By fax: Download the MSCPM Membership Form (369kB) and fax application to  989.964.2656, Attn: MSCPM Membership.


Our Objectives:

  • To demonstrate leadership and vision as public managers
  • To promote management in government as a profession
  • To facilitate positive changes which improve the delivery of public service and services
  • To uphold public trust
  • To provide services consistent with quality management practices
  • To establish and exhibit exemplary standards of performance for managers in public service
  • To encourage fellowship and cooperation in public service
  • To conduct research and investigate public management issues
  • To provide opportunities for professional growth and development for all employees
  • To promote the use of professional managers as resources
  • To serve the interests of membership

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MSCPM Board of Directors

Sharon Pinch
Assistant City Mgr,
City of Hazel Park

Vice President
Robert Moffit
City Administrator
City of Gladwin

Amy Tweeten
City Planner
City of Petoskey

Ginger Burke-Miller
City of Burton

Directors at Large
Christopher DuBerg
Director of Public Works
City of Hazel Park

Tim Quinn, JD
Director of Personnel & Employee Relations
Bay County

Edward Klobucher
City Manager
City of Hazel Park

Monica B. Reyes
Director of MI CPM Program,
Saginaw Valley State University

Immediate Past President
Jeremy Bockelman

SVSU MSCPM Marketing & Sales Coordinator Jamie Wilson-May: 989.964.2030