The Town Board created the position of Town Administrator in 1981 to provide the government with greater centralization and efficiency. As the Town of Mamaroneck's chief operating officer, the Administrator is directly responsible to the Supervisor and Town Board, and provides them with background information and recommendations for policy decisions.
It is the Administrator's responsibility to implement all policies created and approved by the Board. The Administrator oversees the day-to-day operation of the Town, its various departments, and personnel. As personnel officer they represent the Town in collective bargaining with all unions. The Administrator is also responsible for proposing an annual budget to the Board, and implementing it once authorized.
Meredith Robson has served in a variety of governmental positions for over 34 years. She has served in all levels of government, except County government, and her career has spanned three states. Ms. Robson has been very active in professional associations throughout her career, including serving on the New York State Conference of Mayors Municipal Officials Executive Committee, President and Board member of the New York State and Connecticut City/County Management Associations, Board member of the NJ Municipal Management Association, Northeast Regional Vice President for the International City/County Management Association, member of the Westchester Municipal Officials Association Executive Committee and member of Pace University MPA Advisory Board. Ms. Robson is an ICMA Credentialed Manager and has a Bachelor of Science from Southern Illinois University and a Master of Public Administration from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She has participated in numerous professional development programs, including the following leadership training opportunities: Wallkill Valley Community Leadership Alliance, Leadership Greater Waterbury and Pace University Land Use Leadership Alliance Training Program. She has also been a member or officer of other boards and committees while serving in local and state government in New Jersey and Connecticut.