The Times Journal staff
MOUNT PLEASANT – Maureen Murphy, Trustee for the Village of Mount Pleasant, has been elected First Vice President of the League of Wisconsin Municipalities.
The nomination was made Wednesday afternoon in Green Bay at the 123rd Business Meeting of the League’s Annual Conference.
“It is a great honor to be named 1st Vice President of this preeminent government service organization,” said Murphy.
The League was formed in 1898 “to help towns and cities in Wisconsin share ideas and learn from each other, train and provide information to those elected and appointed to rule those towns and villages, and advocate for their cause with the Wisconsin Legislature, Governor and state agencies, ”according to its website.
Q&A with Mount Pleasant Village Administrator Maureen Murphy
The League has over 600 members, including Mount Pleasant. It represents both rural and metropolitan areas of Wisconsin.
“Throughout my career, the League has been my go-to source for everything related to government. In the governments of Wisconsin, almost everyone knows Jerry, Curt, Claire and Gail and all the fabulous staff in the League, ”Murphy said. “We just had a ‘first time in government’ administrator elected last April and my first advice was to go to the League of Wisconsin Municipalities website and sign up for a training session and also consult the FAQ section. ”