Join Us 

Become a member of LGANT to take advantage of these benefits!

  • Professional Development: An Annual Conference in Yellowknife every September!

  • Access to professional development and learning opportunities to increase your knowledge and skills - both online and in person

  • Support through the provision of policy advice, best practices, tools, and resources to help you in your role

  • Free Job advertising on our website, as well as, and all of our social media platforms including Facebook and Twitter

  • Resources and templates at your fingertips such as job descriptions, sample templates and policies, and more

  • Free posting of bidding opportunities in your community on our website and social media channels

  • Our Award of Excellence Program recognizing achievements of Local Government Administrators and Band Managers

  • Access to our Pool of Professionals list (professionals available for temporary assignments in local governments for senior positions or project/program basis)

  • Advocacy on your behalf on issues that matter to you and your community

  • Opportunity to apply for scholarship to attend annual Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators conference, to network with other senior administrators from across Canada


Check out our Membership Package to learn more! 

Membership Categories


Regular Member

Regular memberships are available to all Senior Managers (Senior Administrative Officers, Assistant Senior Administrative Officers, Band and Town Managers, Chief Executive Officers) of NWT Community Governments or Indigenous Governments, and their Direct reports. 

Associate Member 

Associate membership is available to a person employed in a senior position in the territorial government, a senior positions in a Municipal Corporation or Community government and any society or board with a close interest in community government or to a person employed by an educational institution or public training body involved with improving the quality of Local Government in the Northwest Territories.

Membership Fee Structure 

Members pay a fee based on the size of their community as per the chart beside.

For any questions regarding membership categories or fees, please contact us: