This annual professional development training for clerks, treasurers, and finance officers is designed to support you in your important and varied roles within your town or city through:

  • Timely workshops, information, and tools you need to effectively meet the responsibilities and challenges of your office
  • Sessions offered by experts from Montana State University, the Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority, the Montana League of Cities and Towns, practicing experts in municipal government, and knowledgeable trainers from the public sector who work directly with local government
  • Networking opportunities with your colleagues in an atmosphere of professional growth and support
  • Professional development--work towards state and national certification 

The Clerks, Treasurers, & Finance Officers program is held in conjunction with the Elected Officials Workshop and the Jim Tillotson Service Program for city attorneys. Participants will have the opportunity to attend combined sessions with the elected officials to learn about topics that have an impact on everyone's duties. 

Date: Sunday, April 30th - Thursday, May 4th, 2023
Time: Sunday, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm; Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Meals: Breakfasts, lunches, and break refreshments included
Location:  Best Western GranTree Inn, Bozeman, MT
Fees: Four-Day Registration - $415
  Two & a Half-Day Registration - $275
  One-Day Registration - $105
Athenian Dialogue: Registration, payment, and additional information for the Athenian Dialogue can be found at the link here. And stay tuned for information on the book selection!
*Please note: Hotel accommodations are not included in registration. See hotel information below for details.







Create your eXtension Account below.

*IF you already have an eXtension account, you may skip directly to step 2.*




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Send an email to [email protected] with your full name and the email address used to create the account. Let tech support know you need to reset your username and/or password. Tech support is great and usually responds quickly to such requests.

If you have an account but cannot remember the email address you used to create your account, email me at [email protected] and I can look up the email associated with your account.


STEP 2: 

Complete the registration form through the links below.




REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Friday April 21, 2023


STEP 3: 

Complete payment through the links below.

If you are not yet a member of MMCTFOA and would like to become one, please contact Tammy Comer, the MMCTFOA treasurer, at [email protected] for membership payment.


If you would like to attend but your municipality is unable to support the cost, please consider applying for an Education Scholarship offered through the Montana Municipal Clerks, Treasurers, and Finance Officers Association. Please find the application information for the education scholarships at MMCTFOA's website linked here.


**Participants are responsible for booking and paying for their own hotel rooms.**

A block of state rate rooms is reserved at the Best Western GranTree for Municipal Institute participants under the block name MT Municipal Clerks, Treasurers, & Finance Officers. Reservations can be made by calling (406) 587-5261.

Three additional blocks of rooms has been reserved. One is available at the Comfort Inn just across 7th Avenue from the Best Western GranTree. 

The block of rooms reserved at the Comfort Inn is also offering a discounted rate of $124 under the group name Municipal Institute. Reservations can be made by calling (406) 587-2322 or online through Choice Hotels.

Any remaining unreserved rooms in the Best Western and Comfort Inn room blocks will be released on April 9th, 2023.

The second additional room block is available at the Days Inn on 7th behind the Best Western.

The Days Inn is offering a discounted rate of $129 or $139 under the name MT Municipal Institute. Reservations can be made by calling (406) 587-5251 or online through their website.

Any remaining unreserved rooms in the Days Inn room blocks will be released on March 30th, 2023.

The third addtional room block is available at the C'mon Inn on Valley Center Rd. across from Costco.

The C'mon Inn is offering a discounted rate of $151 under the name Montana Municipal Institute. Reservations can be made by calling (406) 587-3555.

Any remaining unreserved rooms in the C'monInn room blocks will be released on April 1st, 2023.


Written notice of cancellation must be received by the Local Government Center no later than Friday, April 21, 2023 to receive a full refund of registration fees. No refund will be made for cancellations received after April 21, 2023. Substitution of a participant is encouraged over cancellation and may be made at any time. To cancel registration or send a substitute, please send notification to Lydia Maunz at [email protected] or to her attention at Montana State University Local Government Center, P.O. Box 170535, Bozeman, MT 59717-0535.

Questions? Contact Lydia Maunz at 406.994.6694 or at [email protected]

 We look forward to seeing you in May!