Strategic Objectives

2022 Strategic Objectives

  1. Advance the priorities of rural municipalities with a clear and distinct ROMA voice.
  2. Advocate for government investment and policies that support the prosperity and essential role of rural municipalities in the pandemic recovery guided by the 5 themes and recommendations of the Rural Opportunities paper, beginning with attainable housing.
  3. Support the successful implementation and acceleration of broadband investment to support economic and social development.
  4. Rollout and implementation of ROMA’s new Scholarship program in partnership with Trent, Guelph, and Lakehead Universities.
  5. Deliver an outstanding virtual ROMA conference in 2022.
  6. Continue to build ROMA’s communication plan through strategic communications and active social media.
  7. Support organizations, events, and activities that advance, promote, and celebrate the strength of rural communities in the social, cultural, and economic fabric of Ontario.
  8. Bring a strong rural influence on current and emerging social, justice, economic and environmental issues and policy in Ontario.
  9. Work in partnership with other organizations to support a strong and unified municipal sector in Ontario.