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: LaFoille resigns from MAC Board

LafoilleDan LaFoille has resigned as the Region 1 director for the MAC Board, citing health concerns. LaFoille, who is also stepping down from the Schoolcraft County Board of Commissioners, has been a staunch advocate of the Upper Peninsula and of local government in our state since joining the MAC Board in 2013.

"Dan was an excellent board member," said Timothy K. McGuire, MAC's executive director. "He was diligent, collegial and knowledgeable. His efforts to resolve the UP's electric power crisis and his ongoing work to help spur economic development are a great credit to him and to Schoolcraft County. His counsel and service will be sorely missed."

LaFoille's replacement as Region 1 director will be selected by the MAC membership at the Annual Conference, Sept. 20-22 at the Grand Traverse Resort.

Featured: Exhibitor/Sponsor Packet for 2015 Annual Conference

Download the packet, which includes all the details on how to exhibit or sponsor at the conference, which draws hundreds of county officials each year.

Featured: MAC 2015-2016 Membership Directory now on sale

A limited number of hard copies and electronic copies (PDF) of the MAC Membership Directory are now available for sale. Each print copy is $40, which includes shipping. An electronic copy is $35. To order, print the ORDER FORM and send to MAC with your payment.

Featured: Sights from 2015 Legislative Conference

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