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This Training Has Concluded.

December 5th – 7th 2022

Cost:  $250 Per Participant
Target Audience: Montana County Elected Officials – Both Newly – Elected & Seasoned Incumbents

The Basic Rundown

The Montana Association of Counties, in cooperation with the Local Government Center at MSU, will present our Elected Officials training December 5th through 7th in Helena. With an excellent slate of presenters covering public sector governance, ethics, personnel management, as well as strategies for dealing with the public, we encourage ALL county elected officials to attend.

Venue/Location Information
Monday, Dec. 5 & Tuesday, Dec. 6,

Best Western Premier, Great Northern Hotel
835 Great Northern Blvd.
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 457-5500


Wednesday, Dec. 7,

Montana Association of Counties Conference Room
2715 Skyway Drive
Helena, MT 59602
(406) 449-4360

Answers to Your Possible Questions…

Where Do I Stay?

The room block at the conference hotel is full.

An overflow block of rooms has been established at the Comfort Suites, (406) 495-0505, at the rate of $107 plus tax. When making your reservations be sure to refer to the MACo room rate.

For Whom is this Training Intended?

The target audience is ALL county elected officials, both newly-elected and seasoned incumbents. While our trainings are intended to be educational and entertaining, the true value comes from interacting with your colleagues -new and old- from different locations and positions in county government.

I'm Listening...Tell Me More?

Pre-register by clicking the link at the top of the page. You may also register at the door Monday, December 5th from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Monday offers two hours of training followed by a no-host networking social and dinner (included in your registration fee). Tuesday is a full day of training that concludes at 5:00 p.m. followed by a networking social. Wednesday is a partial day of training located at the MACo offices – giving you the opportunity to see where MACo is located and meet the staff.

Okay...and MACo is???

MACo is a member services organization, and we represent the wide-ranging interests of our 56 member counties through education and advocacy. Come and meet us at our upcoming training, which provides a unique opportunity to build and strengthen relationships- not just with us, but your peers from around the state. We look forward to your participation!

Venue/Location Map

Map to Best Western Premier Great Northern Hotel (click here to get directions)
835 Great Northern Blvd |  Helena, MT 59601  |  (406) 457-5500

Venue/Location Map

Map to Montana Association of Counties (click here to get directions)
2715 Skyway Drive |  Helena, MT 59602  |  (406) 449-4360

Overflow Hotel Location Map

Map to Comfort Suites Helena Airport (click here to get directions)
3180 Washington St. |  Helena, MT 59602  |  (406) 495-0505

Conference Contact Information

Main Contact

Meagan Gallagher
Phone: 406-441-5481

Secondary Contact

Sara McGowan
Phone: 406-449-4360