Giving Back to the Profession


You will not find a sector that has more mentorships, internships, scholarships and post-retirement engagement than local government. It is in the blood of our industry. And while local government is cooperative by default, there is something more to it-something special. Whether it is the unpaid elected official who dedicates eight years of their life to serving on a city council or the retired city manager who remains engaged in ICMA for a decade, it is clear that those in local government give and give again--particularly with a focus on succession planning or the next generation.

There are many reasons that people and organizations step up to give back and support the next generation. One core reason is proximity. We are firsthand witnesses to the challenges of our society, especially here in California. For those of us in local government, you can't have front row seats to the challenges and changes in California and not want to figure out how to be involved, support others being involved, tackle challenges and fix problems. Regardless of political philosophy, we are all Californians that want to create a better world.

Giving back and actively participating in numerous local government associations has been a key part of our ethos at Tripepi Smith. LOCC, ILG, MMANC, MMASC and CCCA are just a few of the organizations we are involved with through financial and/or communications support. Our team is not here to interlope, land deals and wander off. We are here to actively participate, explore new areas and share knowledge. We plan on being here as long as you will have us.

Thanks for inviting us in.


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Team Tripepi Smith will head back to Indian Wells, CA for the 61st California Contract Cities Association's Annual Municipal Seminar.

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2018 Conference Plans

Tripepi Smith can be found on the conference circuit. Look for us at the following events:

MMANC Women's Leadership Summit
Richmond, CA

CCCA Annual
Municipal Seminar
Indian Wells

ICMA Annual Conference
Baltimore, MD

LOCC Annual Conference
Long Beach

MMASC Annual Conference
Indian Wells

MMANC Annual Conference