Improving Municipal Governance

Don Head ShotDon SmeltzerMunicipal Management Consultant

Don Smeltzer is an experienced, knowledgeable, trusted and thoroughly professional municipal management consultant. He understands the municipal public sector and is a strong, sensitive leader. His contribution to improved policy, management, education and professional development is widely recognized. He brings a wealth of experience to the discussion table and is available for conference and banquet speaking. 

Don specializes in providing interim management support when municipalities are experiencing unexpected change and/or dysfunctional governance situations. His style of management is collaborative and collegial, encouraging excellence, trust and meaningful relationships among all stakeholders. Value is always added.

In addition to interim management, the range of services include:

  • Workshop Development and Facilitation
  • New Council Orientation
  • Role and Responsibility Clarification
  • Conflict Mediation
  • Recruitment of Senior Staff
  • Mentorship and Relationship Healing
  • Operations Review
  • Job Description and Policy Development

Encourage well run, effective meetings. Promote a better understanding of Parliamentary Procedure. The 2016 edition of “Motions: Table of Precedence” reference card is now available. Each laminated card (approx. 5″ X 9″) is $3:00 plus mailing. An invoice will be sent with your order. Order copies for each member of Council and committees.

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