The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) is an alliance of Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education.
Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. MAC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in Michigan. MAC is the counties’ voice at the state and federal level, providing legislative support on key issues affecting counties.
Featured: MAC seeks executive assistant/meeting planner
The Michigan Association of Counties has an immediate opening for an executive assistant/meeting planner for our dynamic, Lansing-based headquarters staff. For job requirements and application details, click here.
Featured: Emmet County seeks applicants for clerk's post
Emmet County Circuit Judge Charles W. Johnson is accepting applications to fill the upcoming vacancy in the elective office of Emmet County Clerk for the remainder of the term that expires on Dec. 31, 2016. To be eligible, a person must be a registered and qualified elector in Emmet County prior to appointment. Resumes must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Nov. 21, 2014. Fax your application to (231) 348-1790.
Future MAC Conference dates, sites
March 30-April 1, 2015, Legislative Conference, Lansing Center and Radisson, Lansing, Mich.
Sept. 20-22, 2015, Annual Conference, Grand Traverse Resort, Acme, Mich.
Feb. 29-March 2, 2016, Legislative Conference, Lansing Center and Radisson, Lansing, Mich.
March 27-29, 2017, Legislative Conference, Lansing Center and Radisson, Lansing, Mich.
Featured: State offers grant funds for county veteran benefits jobs
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is now accepting grant applications to fund new staff positions in counties to assist military veterans with benefit claims.
Under provisions of Public Act 252 of 2014, funds will be distributed with preference to counties that have not previously established a veteran services office or department.
Grant amounts will run from $3,000 to $20,000. See the filing instructions for complete details.
For additional information on the grants program, contact the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency at 800-MICH-VET.
Featured: Commissioner training workshops
Once again, MAC is working with MSU Extension to provide important training and briefings to new and returning commissioners. See details on dates and location below. Click here to register for a workshop