Career Talk with Lee Feldman

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Event Information: 

The Fels Institute of Government is proud to host Fels alumnus Lee Feldman, '86, for a lunch conversation about ICMA. The conversation will be moderated by current Fels student Ben Zimmermann

The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is the world’s leading association of professional city and county managers and other employees who serve local governments. The University of Pennsylvania’s ICMA Student Chapter provides opportunities for aspiring local government leaders to learn more about the field of city and county management through guest speakers, information sessions, and mentorship opportunities. Interested University of Pennsylvania undergraduate and graduate students can contact Francisco Garcia or Ben Zimmermann for more information.

About the Speaker:

Lee R. Feldman, ICMA-CM, was appointed City Manager for the City of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in June 2011. Prior to his appointment as Fort Lauderdale City Manager, Mr. Feldman was employed by the City of Palm Bay, Florida, where he served as City Manager from October 2002 through June 2011. Mr. Feldman’s career also includes serving as an Assistant to the City Manager and Assistant City Manager for the City of North Miami Beach. His numerous professional affiliations include serving as President of the International City/County Management Association (ICMA), as a member of the Board of the National Civic League, as a member of the United States Federal Emergency Management Agency National Advisory Council, as a member of the Board of Directors for the Alliance For Innovation, and as a member of the National League of Cities Steering Committee on Public Safety and Crime Prevention and Advocacy. 

Mr. Feldman previously served as a Vice President (Southeast Region) of ICMA and as President of the Florida City and County Management Association. He is a past recipient of the Florida League of Cities’ "City Manager of the Year" Award. Additionally he has served as the past chair of the National League of Cities’ City Futures Panel on Public Finance, the past chair of the ICMA Governmental Affairs and Policy Committee, the past chair of the ICMA Sustainable Communities Advisory Committee, as well as a member of the ICMA Task Force on Community Tools for Ending Racism. Mr. Feldman teaches newly elected municipal officials the principles of finance and taxation in Florida and is frequently called upon to speak to professional groups on a variety of municipal issues.

Location Name: 
Room 108, the ARCH Building
Location Address: 

3601 Locust Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Fels Institute of Government
University of Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: (215) 898-2600
Fax: (215) 746-2829