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Tuesday, June 25, 2024
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Massey is elected president of CML Executive Board

CML Board Vice-President: Wynetta Massey, City Attorney, Colorado SpringsDENVER, Colo. – Tuesday, June 25, 2024 – Colorado Springs City Attorney Wynetta Massey was elected president of the Colorado Municipal League (CML) Executive Board in Loveland on June 20 at CML’s Annual Conference. Massey will serve a one-year term as president and represents the Board’s largest population category.

Massey has served as a member of the Colorado Springs City Attorney’s Office since 1990 and was appointed City Attorney/Chief Legal Officer in 2014. She is a national speaker on municipal law topics, including ethics, land use, marijuana regulation, and the council-mayor form of government.


Massey holds bachelor’s degrees from the University of Missouri in speech communication (with honors) and political science. She graduated from the University of Kansas School of Law in 1989.


Massey has been active in CML since 1989. In this time, she chaired the CML Budget, Audit and Management Committee as secretary-treasurer, served on the CML Policy Committee, and chaired CML’s Amicus Committee and the Attorneys Section. She is a committed advocate of defending local control for all Colorado municipalities.


“Congratulations to Wynetta Massey and congratulations to Colorado Municipal League. I can’t think of a more dedicated, experienced and passionate public servant than Wynetta Massey to serve as President of CML’s Executive Board,” said Colorado Springs Mayor Yemi Mobolade. “CML plays a critical role in advocating for interests of Colorado cities and towns, and I am thrilled that the City of Colorado Springs is well represented in CML’s leadership. Throughout her career, Wynetta has been generous in sharing her time, wisdom, and expertise, and she is truly a champion when it comes to local government. I look forward to watching her leadership shine in this new role.


Massey also serves on the International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA) Board of Directors, is an IMLA Local Government Fellow, has contributed to IMLA’s Legal Advocacy Program, and is a 2022 recipient of the Epps Award for Longevity in Service to a Community.


The CML Executive Board comprises 21 elected officials and key municipal staff members elected by the membership at an annual business meeting. The Board is responsible for the overall finances, management, and policy affairs of the League.


Colorado Municipal League (CML) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization established in 1923 and represents the interests of 271 cities and towns. For more information on the Colorado Municipal League, please visit, call 303-831-6411 or stay connected on Facebook, X, LinkedIn, and YouTube.