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Local Government Administration Association of Alberta

Strength Through Networking

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LGAA is your source for professional networking and learning opportunities to help advance your career in Alberta’s municipal government sector.

Whether you are just starting out or nearing retirement, we offer the training and opportunities that will help you to succeed in your career.

With over 270 members across all types and sizes of Alberta's municipalities, we are a leading source for innovative ideas and leadership development in Alberta's municipal sector.

Membership Benefits

Build your network and learn from municipal administrative professionals from across Alberta.

Save through special pricing for educational programs & conference, plus access free events. 

Access our resource library of educational videos, policies, tools, and scholarships. 

Be "in-the-know" on municipal issues through our bi-weekly e-newsletter direct to your email.

Opportunities to provide input on emerging municipal issues and give back to the sector.

Who we serve...

Membership is linked to you. If your employer changes, your membership stays with you.

Membership is encouraged for any municipal employee looking to build their career as a leader in Alberta's municipal sector. 

Membership Fees

Membership Fee $275.00 + GST per member

First-Time Member $137.50 + GST per member

If you are purchasing a membership after July, your fee will be pro-rated.  

First-Time Members receive a 50% discount on their first-year membership fee, plus a $100 credit towards the cost any of LGAA event or second-year membership fee. This offer is available to any applicant who is employed with a municipal government and has never been an LGAA member. Enter code "LGAA50" during the sign up process to receive the discount. 

Membership fees are billed annually based on the calendar year of January 1 to December 31.  

Membership Rebate Program

Municipalities that sign up multiple members are rewarded with savings through our Membership Rebate Program. 

Organizations with three or more LGAA members will automatically qualify for an annual rebate of:

    • 15% rebate for 3-4 members 
    • 20% rebate for 5-9 members 
    • 25% rebate for 10 or more members 

Sign up five members and receive the fifth membership for free! Share the benefits of an LGAA membership with your team and save.

Rebates are determined in the month immediately following LGAA's annual conference. Details apply. 

Membership Types

Regular Member

To qualify as a Regular Member, you must:

  • be employed by, or under contract directly or indirectly with a municipal government in Alberta; and
  • hold a non-unionized managerial or supervisory position with:
    • authority over physical resources, financial resources, or human resources; or
    • supervisory responsibility over a key service area where you provide strategic guidance to council or the senior management team.

Affiliate Member

Affiliate Membership is open to persons who:

  • are employed by or under contract with a municipal government but does not meet the criteria of a Regular Member;
  • meet the criteria of Regular Member but is employed outside of Alberta; 
  • works with municipal governments in an advisory or consultative capacity; or 
  • a person that has an interest in local government administration.

Affiliate Members enjoy the same benefits of membership except they do not have voting rights and are ineligible to stand for election.

For a full description of eligibility for membership, view LGAA's Membership Policy or contact us if you have any questions.

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