WCMA Membership Categories
Full Membership-voting membership, full time administrative head of local government: Dues 0.15% of salary with a minimum of $60 and a maximum of $262.50.
Assistant Membership-voting membership, full time administrative assistant, assistant city/county manager or administrator, management analyst, assistant to manager/administrator: Dues $50.00
Affiliate Membership-any person who has an interest in professional local government management but is not eligible to apply for membership as a Voting Member shall be eligible to apply for this classification: Dues $75.00
Consulting Membership -those interested in cooperating with practicing administrators in the advancement of professional knowledge, such as individuals employed by private companies: Dues $350.00
Student Membership- students enrolled in an academic program at any college or university pursuing a degree in public administration or related fields, or interested in pursuing a degree in local government management: Dues $20.00
Academic Membership- university or college professors or academics: Dues $25.00
Honorary Membership- Individuals chosen for distinguished service to professional municipal management in Wisconsin: No charge.
Life Memberships -Upon retiring from active service with a local government, any Voting Member who has completed twenty-five years as a voting member of WCMA, or other ICMA affiliated state association shall become a Life Member. Also, any Voting Member who has been a voting member of WCMA at least fifteen years and retires from active service with a local government at age sixty-five or older shall become a Life Member. In addition, any Voting Member who has retired from active service with a local government and who, in the opinion of the Board of Directors, has made an outstanding contribution to the development of the profession may be granted a Life Membership by a majority vote of the Board of Directors.