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Join LGN! 

The PPMC's Local Government Network (LGN) is a professional development series that offers monthly learning and networking events for all government organizations in the region. Previously Local Government Management (LGM).




Membership Benefits

  • Two 1-Hour On-Demand Training Sessions
  • One 3-Hour In-Person Training Session
  • Regional Fee Structure Survey- Survey and Results will be for: Water, Waste Water, and Storm Water Fees
  • Quarterly Learning Infographics
  • Tool Kit/Information Packet on a Relevant Topic
  • Monthly Manager’s Roundtable Discussion Sessions (8 via Zoom, 4 In-Person Lunches)
  • Network Sessions for Organization Staff: Parks & Recreation, Finance, Public Works, and Administrative Professionals 
  • Research Report and Seminar
  • Legislative Update Session

Additional Membership Options

Three service hours from the PPMC are to be defined by the organization. Organizations can utilize the PPMC to deliver: training sessions, planning sessions, facilitation services, mini-research projects, surveys, retreat facilitation, or working with appointed boards, etc.

Membership Fees

  • High Population Communities (75,000+ population): $1,500
  • Large Communities (7,000+ population): $1,150
  • Medium Communities (4,000+ population): $950
  • Small Communities (under 4,000 population): $650

Join LGN


Paula Downs

Paula Downs
Talent Initiatives Manager
Public Policy & Management Center
at Wichita State University


(316) 978-6678

Email Paula

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