Election of the Board of Directors is conducted annually at LGAA's annual general meeting (AGM).
In 2021, members adopted a new Bylaw, which sets out new rules including:
The next election will take place in 2023 where the following positions will be up for election:
Responsibilities and Time Commitment
The Board of Directors is responsible to provide governance and strategic direction for LGAA’s delivery of programs and services to support the professional development interests of members. The Board also represents the interests of Alberta’s municipal administrators in any consultations by the Government of Alberta or other stakeholders.
The Board typically meets 4-5 times per year with most meetings conducted online. Meetings are typically two hours in length except for an annual full-day meeting that is held in person. Board directors may also volunteer to serve on stakeholder committees or attend consultations by the Government of Alberta. Some Board positions will involve additional time commitments including, but not limited to:
This is a volunteer role with no remuneration. Any eligible costs incurred for LGAA business will be covered by LGAA.
Eligibility for Election
To be eligible to stand for election, candidates must be a Regular Member or Life Member in good standing as defined by sections 1.2 and 1.4 of LGAA’s Membership Policy. If you are not sure of your membership class, please contact us.
Individuals seeking office for a Zone Director position must be employed in that Zone. Check our zone listing to clarify your zone.
If you are interested in serving on the Board, we will send out a communication to all members in 2023 with details on the election timing and process.
If you have questions about serving on the Board, please contact any of the current Board Directors or email us.