The Michigan Townships Association is a voluntary membership association for Michigan’s 1,240 townships. We are not a governmental entity, but we are a 501(c)4 not-for-profit corporation. The services we provide to township boards is to speak on their behalf to state and federal lawmakers and regulators; to answer their questions on statutory requirements and provide solutions to issues they face; and we offer a wide variety of education programs to build knowledge and skills related to the core competencies required of a township official.
The Michigan Townships Association advances local democracy by fostering township leadership and public policy essential for a strong and vibrant Michigan.
The Michigan Municipal League is dedicated to making Michigan’s communities better by thoughtfully innovating programs, energetically connecting ideas and people, actively serving members with resources and services, and passionately inspiring positive change for Michigan’s greatest centers of potential: its communities.
APA offers opportunities and resources for planners, students, commissioners, educators, engaged citizens, and allied professionals — everyone who is committed to creating communities that thrive and prosper.
MATS is the professional service, education and networking association specifically for township supervisors. Every profession needs specialized resources, in-depth education, networking with peers and experienced mentors to help its members improve their skills and gain the knowledge they need to succeed. MATS is that organization for you.
MATS is moving forward in its charge to better meet the needs of professional township supervisors.
The purpose of the Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks Board of Directors shall be to promote, enhance, and encourage the professional development and standing of municipal clerks through cooperation, communication, education and training by utilizing seminars, institutes and meetings; to promote and encourage improvement of methods and procedures of duties performed by Clerks; and to address legislative matters relating to the Municipal Clerk’s responsibilities.
The Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association is a nonprofit organization for treasury professionals. We are dedicated to a forum for our members to exchange ideas and concepts. Our objectives are to provide education, information and dedication to the development of our Municipal Treasury Members.
To provide our membership with the tools needed to meet the diversified challenges facing them by offering education, services, continuing professional development and ethical standards.
International Association of Assessing Officers (IAAO) is a global community of mass appraisal experts who promote excellence in property appraisal, assessment administration and property tax policy through professional development, research and standards.
Our Township Attorney is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.