Strengthening the quality of local governance through professional management

Illinois Municipal League (IML) Municipal Managers Committee


  • Once per month


The IML Municipal Managers Committee serves as a liaison between the Association and the IML, participating with the League on legislative and other matters of mutual interest to local government in the State of Illinois. Committee members may be called upon to provide analysis and expertise in a variety of areas related to local governments including:

  • Financial management
  • Personnel and labor relations
  • Training and staff development
  • Legislative mandates

The chair and the term of the chair and members are determined by the IML, with recommendation from ILCMA.

Chair – Walter Denton, City Administrator, O’Fallon

Mark Peterson, City Manager, Normal
Jim Arndt, City Administrator, Effingham
Scott Niehaus, Village Manager, Lombard
Scot Wrighton, City Manager, Streator
Bob Barber, Village Administrator, Beecher
Patrick Urich, City Manager, Peoria
Jim Norris, Village Manager, Hoffman Estates
Tim Gleason, City Manager, Decatur
Joe Breinig, Village Manager, Carol Stream

ILCMA Liaison:  Dawn Peters, Executive Director, ILCMA
IML Liaison:  Joe McCoy, Legislative Director, IML