MUNICIPAL LEVEL

  • You have the title of clerk, treasurer, finance officer or a combination of the three.
  • You are elected or appointed by your municipality.
  • Education and experience requirements are set by the municipality.

STATE LEVEL

THE OKLAHOMA MUNICIPAL LEAGUE (OML)

  • Administers the State Training Certification as required by statute.
  • The certification requires an annual $65 fee in addition to attendance at one qualified training.
  • In addition to the training, there is a $20.00 plus S&H fee covering the cost of the “Handbook for Oklahoma Municipal Clerks, Treasurers & Finance Officers” and periodic updates (updates are emailed free of charge).
  • Website: http://www.oml.org

ADDITIONAL STATE MUNICIPAL ASSOCIATIONS

OKLAHOMA MUNICIPAL CLERKS, TREASURERS & FINANCE OFFICIALS ASSOCIATION (OMCTFOA)

  • Hosts the annual fall conference, typically in October of each year.
  • Membership dues are $30.00
  • Provides First-time attendee, C & T Institute and National conference scholarships.
  • Website: http://www.omctfoa.com

OKLAHOMA ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC TREASURERS, UNITED STATES & CANADA (OAPT US&C)

  • Co-hosts the annual fall conference, typically in October of each year. Annual meeting held in conjunction.
  • Membership dues are $25.00.
  • Hosts trainings/workshops apart from the fall conference.
  • Website: http://www.omctfoa.com

GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION OF OKLAHOMA (GFOAO)

  • Co-hosts the annual fall conference, typically in October of each year. Annual meeting held in conjunction.
  • Membership dues are $25.00.
  • Hosts trainings/workshops apart from the fall conference.
  • Website: http://www.omctfoa.com

NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MUNICIPAL CLERKS (IIMC)*

  • Offers Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) & Master Municipal Clerk (MMC) certifications.
  • IIMC Membership dues are $160.00 if additional members from same municipality, they will be an additional $100.00 (membership is required for certification & masters).
  • Website:  http://www.iimc.com/index.aspx?nid=121

ASSOCIATION OF PUBLIC TREASURERS, UNITED STATES & CANADA (APT US&C)*

  • Offers Certified Public Finance Administrator (CPFA) & Advanced Certified Public Finance Administrator (ACPFA) certifications.
  • APTUS&C Membership dues are in accordance with population (membership is required for certification & advanced certification).
  • Website: www.aptusc.com

GOVERNMENT FINANCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION (GFOA)*

  • Offers Certified Public Finance Officers (CPFO) certification
  • GFOA Membership dues are in accordance with population (membership is required for certification).
  • Website: http://www.gfoa.com
  • *Membership is required to attain and retain national certifications.

MUNICIPAL CLERKS & TREASURERS INSTITUTE  & MUNICIPAL CLERKS & TREASURERS ACADEMY IS SPONSORED BY THE OSU CENTER FOR EXECUTIVE AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (CEPD) IN THE SPEARS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS (website: https://cepd.okstate.edu/)

  • Five day course held each Spring in preparation of national certifications: CMC, MMC, CPFA & ACPFA.
 http://www.iimc.com/index.aspx?nid=121
http://aptusc.org/accreditations/certified-public-finance-administrator-cpfa
http://aptusc.org/accreditations/advanced-certified-public-finance-administrator-acpfa