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About MACo


The Montana Association of Counties vision statement, by-laws, articles of incorporation, and more.

MACo Vision Statement

MACo enhances the public service mission of counties by promoting integrity and providing proactive leadership while acknowledging and respecting Montana’s diversity.

MACo History

The "Montana Association of County Commissioners" was formed in January 1909, for the purposes of providing advocacy on behalf of its members at the State Legislature. In 1973, the Association was reorganized as the "Montana Association of Counties" to allow for the creation of a permanent office and authorized the hiring of an Executive Director and appropriate staff.

MACo Articles of Incorporation

These are the restated articles of incorporation of the Montana Association of Counties, and they supersede any existing articles of incorporation and amendments.

MACo By-laws

This organization shall be known as the Montana Association of Counties (MACo), hereinafter referred to as the “Association.”  The principal office shall be in Helena, Montana.

MACo Staff

Need to contact a MACo staff member?  View a list of all the MACo staff here.