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ACMA currently has six membership categories: full, associate, faculty, retired, student, and distinguished. Below you will find an explanation of each membership category, as well as application instructions.

All applications for Full, Associate, Faculty, and Retired membership are reviewed by the ACMA Board. Please note that ACMA dues are based on a July 1 - June 30 fiscal year and are not prorated.
Full Membership
Open to any city manager or city administrator of an Arizona city or town, or a county manager or county administrator of an Arizona county, or a full-time administrative head of a legally constituted council of governments or Indian tribe in Arizona.

Any individual who is an assistant city manager or assistant city administrator or deputy city manager or deputy city administrator of an Arizona city or town, or an assistant county manager or assistant county administrator, or a deputy county manager to deputy county administrator of an Arizona County is also eligible for Full membership in ACMA.

To Apply: Applicants interested in full membership must complete and return an application with a signed resume certifying applicant's training, education and experience. After receiving an application, the ACMA Executive Board will review the application at the next scheduled Board meeting. Applicants will be invoiced for membership dues after the Board has reviewed and approved your application. Click here for a fillable membership application.

Member Dues: Full member dues are calculated by your annual salary plus your annual deferred compensation then multiplied by .002. If the total amount is greater than $200, then that is the amount of your membership dues. If the amount is less than $200, then the amount of your membership dues is $200.
Associate Membership
Open to any assistants to managers or city, town or county administrative officer; or other persons holding responsible administrative positions in Arizona cities, towns, counties, councils of government, tribes, OR those persons working for a recognized political subdivision.

To Apply: Applicants interested in associate membership must complete and return an application with the endorsement of two full ACMA members and a signed resume certifying applicant's training, education and experience. After receiving an application, the ACMA Executive Board will review the application at the next scheduled Board meeting. Applicants will be invoiced for membership dues after the Board has reviewed and approved your application. Click here for a fillable membership application.

Member Dues: Associate member dues are calculated by your annual salary amount plus your amount of annual deferred compensation then multiplied by .00175. If the total amount is greater than $125, then that is the amount of your membership dues. If the amount is less than $125, then the amount of your membership dues is $125.
Faculty Membership ($75 per year)
Any individual who is currently an instructor, researcher or staff at an accredited Arizona institution of higher learning. Such a person may be a full-time or part-time employee of the educational institution, but shall not simultaneously hold employment in a local government or qualify in any way for membership in another membership category as provided in these Bylaws.

To Apply: Applicants interested in faculty membership must complete and return an application, along with a copy of a signed resume certifying the applicant's training, education and experience. After receiving an application, the ACMA Executive Board will review the application at the next scheduled Board meeting. Applicants will be invoiced for membership dues after the Board has reviewed and approved your application. Click here for a fillable membership application.
Retired Membership ($65 per year)
Open to any individual who was previously a full or associate member of ACMA and has qualified for benefits under a bona fide retirement plan. Retired membership is also open to any individual who was not previously a member of ACMA, but who now resides in Arizona and has had a career substantially in the field of local government management, having held position(s) during their employment with local government (s) either in Arizona or in other states or countries that would be comparable to positions held by current Full or Associate members; and now has qualified for benefits under a bona fide retirement plan.

To Apply: Applicants interested in retired membership who are currently full or associate members of ACMA are required to provide written notice to ACMA expressing a desire to change their membership status. Applicant’s interested in retired membership who are not currently ACMA members must complete and return a retired membership application with the endorsement of two full members of ACMA or two full Corporate members of ICMA and a signed resume certifying applicant's training, education and experience. After receiving an application, the ACMA Executive Board will review the application at the next scheduled Board meeting. Applicants will be invoiced for membership dues after the Board has reviewed and approved your application. Click here for a fillable Retired Membership application.
Student Membership ($20 per year)
Open to any individual who is attending an accredited undergraduate or graduate program on a full-time basis for the purpose of entering the profession of local government management and who is not currently working on a full time basis in the field of public administration.

To Apply: Applicants interested in student membership must complete and return a student membership application with membership dues to ACMA. Click here for a fillable Student Membership application.
Subscriber Membership ($25 per year)
Open to any individual who is interested in receiving all the publications and keeping in contact with ACMA. A subscriber member of ACMA cannot serve on committees. They must be former members of good standing and/or current members in good standing of any ICMA-affiliate organization; who may not live in the state of Arizona or be eligible for full, associate, faculty, retired or student membership as provided in these bylaws. Subscriber members, excluding non-government entities, may attend ACMA events at the non-member rate. Such a person shall become a member upon contacting ACMA staff.
Distinguished Membership
Distinguished membership is divided into two sub-categories: honorary and life membership. All candidates for distinguished membership must be nominated by a full ACMA member.
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