FANWOOD, NJ -- The Women in Municipal Government Committee will present Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr with its 2017 Outstanding Women in Government Award at the League of Municipalities annual conference in Atlantic City on Wednesday, Nov. 15.

The Women in Municipal Government Committee (WIMG) was created in 2007 as an outgrowth of the New Jersey Association of Elected Women Officials. The committee promotes professional development for women officials, and its primary goals are to encourage the active involvement and full participation of women in municipal government through professional development, networking seminars, and other programs.