Local Government Administration Association of Alberta

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Membership

LGAA offers training and programs to support you to build your knowledge and network to succeed in your career. No matter what stage in your career, our programs and networking opportunities offer significant value to administrative professionals who are exploring or actively working in the municipal sector. A membership to LGAA offers many benefits such as:  

  • Discounted rates for our conference and educational events
  • Our bi-weekly e-newsletter direct to your email box, which includes current news, job postings, and resources for professional development
  • Join the member question forum where you can post questions and engage with other members on pertinent municipal topics
  • Access to our member portal, which includes past event presentations and resources
  • Apply for LGAA’s annual scholarships for professional development training
  • Option to vote at LGAA’s annual general meeting (excluding affiliate members)
  • Opportunities to build your professional network at our annual conference, zone meetings, and other events

The current annual membership fee is only $175 + GST, covering the period of January 1 to December 31. Below you will find information about the four types of membership. Once you apply, LGAA will review your application to determine your membership type. All members enjoy access to the same programs and services, but opportunities to be elected to the Board or various committees may be limited to Registered Members only. Contact us if you have any questions about membership. 

Membership Types

Registered Member

    May be obtained by any person who is currently employed by a municipal government in Alberta and has been in a senior administrative position for one year and has completed:

    • a minimum of eight (8) accredited courses of study approved by the Association; or
    • has successfully completed the National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration; or
    • has graduated from an accredited college or university with a diploma or degree related to the discipline of public administration.

      Associate Member

      May be obtained by anyone currently employed in municipal government that does not meet the requirements of a registered member.

      Non Resident Registered Member

      May be obtained by any person who, is not a resident of Alberta, has been in a senior administrative position in Canada for at least three (3) years and has completed:

      • a minimum of eight (8) accredited courses of study approved by the Association; or
      • has successfully completed the National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration; or
      • has graduated from an accredited college or university with a diploma or degree related to the discipline of public administration.

      Affiliate Member

      May be any individual person or corporation who acknowledges and endorses the purpose and objectives of the Local Government Administration Association and desires to be a member in this classification.

      Please note that National Advanced Certificate in Local Authority Administration Program  may be obtained through the University of Alberta Extension, Continuing Education, Public Sector Programs. 

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