In addition to liaising with the Territorial government and other agencies in the area of community administration, LGANT provides a forum for sharing information amongst administrators across the Territory. LGANT is also the lead agency that promotes careers in community governments.

2018-2019 Membership

For information on membership eligibility, please see our bylaws: click here.

Membership renewal invoices for 2018-2019 have been mailed to all LGANT members. You can download the renewal form (which includes membership rates) by clicking on the links below:

To pay via credit card, please call our office. Cheques and completed membership forms can be mailed the address below, or scanned and emailed (forms only):

PO Box 2083, Yellowknife, NT  X1A 2P6

Member Programs & Services

LGANT members benefit from a wide range of programs and services helping them to be on the pulse of the latest in programming, bursaries and grants, education, training, and quality of service for the administration of your community government. This includes:

  • An Annual Professional Development Conference and AGM offering workshops and sessions relevant to the profession
  • Professional development and learning opportunities through information on distance and classroom programs, online courses, networking and access to an experienced community of practice
  • Free job advertising on LGANT's website that automatically links postings to
  • Free posting of bidding opportunities for community governments
  • An Awards of Excellence Program to members in recognition of demonstrated excellence and professionalism in local government administration
  • The CAMA Bursary Program which provides financial assistance for a Regular Member to attend the annual Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators Conference

Click here to read our Benefits of Membership information sheet.


Regular Memberships are available for Senior Managers (SAOs, CAOs, Band or Town Managers) of NWT Community Governments.

Associate Memberships are available for:

  • Persons employed in a senior position in a Municipal Corporation or Community government
  • Persons employed by an education institution or public training body involved with improving the quality of local government administration, or
  • Persons employed by another agency or institution with a close interest in local government administration

Interested in joining LGANT?

Contact us at or 867-765-5630.