AMM elects new president, executive team at first-ever virtual annual meeting

The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) held its first-ever virtual annual Convention on Nov. 23, where members confirmed Reeve Kam Blight from the RM of Portage la Prairie as President.

"I am very grateful and humbled that my fellow municipal leaders have entrusted me with leading our strong and united association," said incoming President Kam Blight. “Representing Manitoba's 137 municipalities is a great responsibility, and I am fully committed to enhancing our partnership with other orders of government and stakeholder organizations."

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Reeve Brad Saluk from the RM of Brokenhead and Mayor Chris Ewen from the RM of Ritchot were also elected as Vice-President to round out the new AMM Executive team.

"President Ralph Groening has led the AMM with distinction throughout his tenure, especially through the COVID-19 pandemic," noted Blight. "I am proud to have worked alongside him, where I witnessed first-hand his passion for municipal governance and dedication to building a better Manitoba." 

The new executive will serve a two-year term.

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