Young Municipal Leaders Summit

Gabrielle Bosche

You won't want to miss Summit Keynote Speaker, Gabrielle Bosche, Millennial strategist, Founder and President of The Millennial Solution and author of best selling book, 5 Millennial Myths.

You'll walk away from our inaugural Young Municipal Leaders Summit with:
  • A stronger connection with your peer network among other municipal officials age 40 and under
  • Ways to build your professional and municipal portfolio through  engagement in both MML and NLC initiatives 
  • Insight, ideas and best practices that will help you and your municipality communicate more effectively across generations

Conference Details

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Glenview Mansion 
603 Edmonston Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20851

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Costs: $30.00

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There are no hotel blocs designated for the Summit. The following hotels are cited as being affordable and nearest to event site:
Best Western Plus 
Red Roof Plus
Comfort Inn - Shady Grove
Sleep Inn - Shady Grove
Courtyard Marriott Washingtonian Center - Gaithersburg
Hampton Inn & Suites - Gaithersburg
Holiday Inn - Gaithersburg
Towne Places Suites - Gaithersburg


8:30am – 9:00am 

Fitzgerald Theatre 

Social Hall 


  • Coffee service 

9:00am – 9:30am 

Fitzgerald Theatre 

Social Hall 


Welcome & Greetings from MML & NLC Leadership 



  • Beryl Feinberg, Councilmember, Rockville 

  • Ryan Spiegel, Councilmember, Gaithersburg, MML President-Elect 

  • Kathy Maness, Councilmember, Lexington, SC, NLC 2nd Vice President 

  • Scott Hancock, Executive Director, MML 


9:30am – 9:45am  

Fitzgerald Theatre Social Hall 


Icebreaker: The Millennial Line 


Facilitator: Tom Reynolds, Education Services Director, MML 


9:45am – 10:45am 

Fitzgerald Theatre 

Social Hall 


Keynote Speaker: Gabrielle Bosché 


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10:45am – 11:45pm 

Fitzgerald Theatre 

Social Hall 


Connecting Ideas to Local Actions 

Facilitator: Ryan Spiegel, Councilmember, Gaithersburg, MML President-Elect 


11:45am – 12:00pm 

Break – transition to Glenview Mansion 

12:00pm – 12:45pm 

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Dining/Living Room 


1:00pm – 2:10pm 

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Rotating Roundtable Discussions  


Small Group Conversations 

  • Opportunity to Leverage Technology in local leadership 

  • Exploring Strategies to Improve Transparency of Local Government 

  • How to Foster and Promote Collaboration across generations 

  • Addressing the Challenges of Balancing Life Demands 


Table Facilitators:  

  • Kathy Maness, Councilmember, Lexington, SC, NLC 2nd Vice President 

  • Seantae Byers, Senior Executive and Director for Member & Partner Engagement, NLC 

  • Scott Hancock, Executive Director, MML 

  • Tom Reynolds, Education Services Director, MML 


2:10pm – 2:20pm 


2:20pm – 2:40pm  

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Roundtable Summary 


Facilitator: Erica Spell, Councilmember, Hyattsville 


2:40pm – 3:00pm 

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Resources YML’s Statewide and Nationally 



Seantae ByerSenior Executive and Director for Member & Partner Engagement, NLC 

Paula Chase Hyman, Member Engagement Director, MML 


3:00 – 3:15pm 

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The Takeaway 


Ryan Spiegel, Councilmember, Gaithersburg, MML President-Elect 

Erica Spell, Councilmember, Hyattsville 

3:30pm – 5:00pm 

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Living Room 



Open Wine and Beer Bar & Hors d’oeuvres  



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