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About Us
The professional Society of Local Government Managers regulates the practices of local government managers and ensures its members act in the best public interest.

Under Alberta Statute, the Society sets practice standards along with remedial actions. As well, the Society recognizes professional managers with a Certified Local Government Managers (CLGM) designation.

Alberta's professional local government managers, working with you to provide quality local government management.

Feel free to email Linda Davies at if you have any questions, comments, or concerns.

May 15-19, 2017 MALW

The Society of Local Government Managers (SLGM) will be hosting the Municipal Administration Leadership Workshop from May 15-19, 2017 MALW.

An informative, educational opportunity awaits you in a beautiful mountain setting. The Society has planned an exceptional two and a half day educational program directed at meeting the needs of municipal managers, assistants, departmental managers, and government employees looking for a professional educational experience that provides practical skills for dealing with contemporary issues.
You will find senior and junior level CAOs from urban and rural, large and small jurisdictions who value the opportunity to learn from each other as well as from experts in the field.

Reach your Peak – Plan on attending the Municipal Administration Leadership Workshop in beautiful Kananaskis Country.

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Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors!

  • Alberta Association of Municipal Districts & Counties
  • Alberta Municipal Affairs
  • Alberta Urban Municipalities Association
  • Associated Engineering
  • ATB Investor Services
  • BR2 Architect
  • Border Paving
  • Bow Valley Bridge Services
  • Brownlee LLP
  • CIBC Wood Gundy
  • Davies Park
  • FORTISAlberta
  • County of Grande Prairie
  • ISL Engineering and Land Services
  • Kneehill County
  • MLT Aikins Lawyers
  • MPE Engineering Ltd
  • Munisight - Accurate Assessment Group
  • Northern Sunrise County
  • RC Strategies
  • Reynolds Mirth Richards & Farmer LLP
  • Shores Jardine LLP
  • Shunda Consulting & Construction Management
  • Stantec
  • Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.
  • Wes-Can Seal Coating Inc.
  • WSP


Dedicated CAO and Dedicated Team Awards – Application Deadline 30 June 2017
Nominations for the AUMA and SLGM co-sponsored awards for Dedicated CAO and Dedicated Team must be submitted to the Society of Local Government Managers:
Mail: Society of Local Government Managers
P.O. Box 308 4629-54 Ave.
Bruderheim, AB T0B 0S0
Application form for Dedicated CAO Award
Application form for the Dedicated Team Award

Contact Linda Davies at 780.796.3836 or for more information.

Larry Majeski Bursary
“The SLGM is pleased to issue the 2017 Larry Majeski bursaries to these worthy recipients in honour of the profound contributions that our good friend and former colleague made to local government professionalism,” says Tim Timmons, Chair of the SLGM. “On behalf of the members our Association and the staff, I offer our congratulations and applaud this year’s recipients for their dedication and commitment to our industry.” Congratulations to:
  • Debbie Johnstone, Village of Veteran
  • Jason Olson, Summer Village of Rochon Sands
  • Steve Madden, Town of Bon Accord
  • Catherine Murray, Village of Acme
  • Keiron Willis, Village of Chipman
  • Kim Hale, Village of Clyde
  • Neil Loonen, Village of Irma
  • Dawn Mosondoz, Village of Linden
The Leadership Legacy

The Society of Local Government Managers (SLGM) is pleased to launch the ‘online’ Local Government Leadership Profiles.

This initiative was initiated by the Society of Local Government Managers Board of Directors with specific leadership provided by Board Chair Chris Jardine, CLGM and Society member Dr. Gordon McIntosh, CLGM with input from professionals throughout Alberta. At the 2013 SLGM conference, participants identified key leadership competencies required of Chief Administrative Officers, managers and supervisors to deal with the changing local government landscape. Later that year, a province-wide survey provided further leadership insights. A group of professionals developed key leader expectations for further input at the 2014 SLGM conference.

These competency-based Leader Profiles will be helpful for:

  • Councils to recruit and provide feedback for the Chief Administrative Officer position
  • Incumbent and aspiring CAOs to undertake self–assessments and develop the needed competencies to prepare to advance.
  • CAOs and managers to guide the staff performance and learning
  • Municipal–related Associations to provide contemporary training needs
  • Educational institutions to ensure contemporary competency-based learning
Strategic Leader Profile
Tactical Leader Profile
Operational Leader Profile

The SLGM Board looks forward to sharing and working with professional and political associations to enhance local government leadership.

Our profound thanks to all who volunteered their time and participated in this venture and in particular Dr. Gord McIntosh.

Dedicated CAO and Dedicated Team Awards

 Classifieds - New

Town of Raymond
Communications Officer
Posting Date: July 18, 2017
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Town of Athabasca
Chief Financial Officer
Posting Date: July 12, 2017
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Palliser Regional Schools
Posting Date: July 7, 2017
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M.D. of Greenview No 16
Human Resources Officer, Recruitment
Posting Date: November 4, 2016
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MD greenview. No. 16
Development Officer, Planning & Development
Posting Date: October 27, 2016
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