MCMA Awards

2019 Award Winners


2019 Jay T. Bell Professional Management Award Winner


Eric Johnson
City Administrator
City of Blue Springs

Eric Johnson, city administrator with city of Blue Springs, was chosen as the 2019 Jay T. Bell Professional Management Award by the Missouri City/County Management Association (MCMA). Johnson received the award at the Association’s spring conference awards banquet in May at Camden on the Lake Resort in Lake Ozark. The award recognizes a member’s outstanding commitment to the profession of local government management. The award is the Association’s highest honor for its members.

MCMA established the Jay T. Bell Professional Management Award in honor of Jay T. Bell, who served as executive director of the Missouri Municipal League from 1965 until 1981. The award recognizes public service that displays the same high standards of accomplishment, professionalism and ethical conduct. Bell felt strongly that the professionalism exemplified by city managers and administrators was an essential part of good governance.

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2019 Richard R. Noll Outstanding Assistant Award


Pam Hylton
Assistant City Manager
City of Richmond Heights

Pam Hylton, assistant city manager with the city of Richmond Heights, was chosen as the 2019 Richard R. Noll Outstanding Assistant Award by the Missouri City/County Management Association (MCMA). Hylton received the award at the Association’s spring conference awards banquet in May at Camden on the Lake Resort in Lake Ozark. The recipient must hold an administrative position that is responsible for assisting the chief administrative officer in carrying out various administrative duties and other responsibilities.

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