New, REDUCED Membership Dues

ICMA’s restructure of membership dues will provide savings for CAOs and ACAOs and offer those in smaller communities the opportunity to experience the benefits of ICMA membership. Whether you have been a member for decades or are brand new, we would like to thank you for your loyalty and support in helping shape the future of the profession. We truly appreciate you!

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Chief Administrative Officers (CAOs)
Also known as city manager, town administrator, or county executive
Assistant Chief Administrative Officers (ACAOs)
Also known as assistant managers or deputy managers
Department Heads
Whether you consider yourself a specialist in human resources, finance, public works, planning or any other area
Entry-Level Staff
Also known as administrative staff, analysts or assistants to the CAOs
Students and Interns
ICMA recognizes the importance of providing for the future of the profession.
Also known as retired CAOs, encore professionals, or life members

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Watch ICMA President Lon Pluckhahn's Address at the #ICMA2023 Conference in Austin

At the 2023 ICMA Annual Conference, incoming ICMA President Lon Pluckhahn set forth his platform, which emphasizes mental health and well-being. Priorities for the upcoming year are equity, governance, global strategy, and an updated ICMA strategic plan. Pluckhahn also talked about the importance of sharing our stories so that we can build understanding: “We build our best relationships and forge a stronger ICMA when we truly see each other’s authentic selves.” Listen to his story and hear the charge he sets forth for ICMA members as we move forward.

“We must be able to share our stories and build understanding.”




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ICMA Connect is an online community providing ICMA members with opportunities to ask questions of your colleagues, share knowledge and resources, and much more!



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