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WMLGA chairman David Smith, who is the leader of Lichfield District Council, said the additional duties heaped on local authorities by the Government in recent years meant that a period of consolidation was necessary.
Coun Smith, aged 62, said he was honoured to be made WMLGA's chairman and pledged to raise the profile of the association.
The Conservative leader of Lichfield District Council, David Smith, is favourite to become the new WMLGA chairman at the organisation's annual meeting on Wednesday.
Rose Poulter, policy director for the WMLGA, believes the West Midlands must be more pro-active in Brussels.
Mr Sykes urges the WMLGA to 'bite the bullet' by drawing up a policy on regional government behind which all councillors can unite.
But the WMLGA will also call for a second report into plans for the Wolverhampton and Stourbridge bypasses to the west of the Midlands conurbation.
A warning, calling for an evenhanded debate on the pros and cons of an elected regional assembly, is contained in a report drawn up for the West Midlands Local Government Association (WMLGA).
Roger Lawrence, chairman of the West Midlands Local Government Association, explained: 'WMLGA represents the local authority voice on the partnership body which manages the funding.
Former union leader, Fulham-supporting football fan who is director of the West Midlands Local Government Association (WMLGA).
His unusual entry into public debate was triggered by a critical report from the West Midlands Local Government Association (WMLGA) which warned millions of pounds might have to be handed back to Brussels because it could not be spent quickly enough.
They are Advantage West Midlands (AWM), the West Midlands Local Government Association (WMLGA) and the Government Office of the West Midlands (GOWM).
These organisations - Advantage West Midlands (AWM), the West Midlands Local Government Association (WMLGA) and the Government Office of the West Midlands (GOWM) formed the European and International Management Portfolio Group (EIMPG) to discuss the best way to deal with such a large sum of money.
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