Municipal Services Specialist, Associate MCPPO
Laurie Zivkovich joined the MAPC in November 2017 as a Municipal Services Specialist, helping cities and towns to become more efficient, effective and innovative in the planning and delivery of services at the local level. Working closely with the MAPC’s Director of Municipal Collaboration and with city and town officials, Ms. Zivkovich works to identify opportunities for new approaches to providing municipal services (including by collaborating with neighboring communities or by reforming current operations and practices), helps local officials identify and overcome barriers, and facilitates discussions among stakeholders.
Prior to joining the MAPC, Ms. Zivkovich worked in municipal government, including in the offices of the Board of Selectmen and Town Administrator in the Town of Kingston and the Town of Hingham, and with the Mayor and Town Council in the Town of Jackson in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. In addition to her experience in day-to-day operations of local government, Ms. Zivkovich worked as a Legal Analyst in the Government Bureau of the Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General and previously engaged in the private practice of law in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
Ms. Zivkovich earned her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Business Administration degrees from Temple University and maintains Massachusetts Associate MCPPO designation.
Areas of Expertise: Municipal governance and administration, contract administration, project management, municipal procurement