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Vision, Mission, Core Values and Governance


AUMA is a change agent that enables municipalities to be a fully engaged order of government with the capacity to build thriving communities.


AUMA is the voice of urban municipalities and provides visionary leadership, solutions-based advocacy, and service excellence.

Core Values

EXCELLENCE              Provide municipal expertise through timely, consistent and accurate services,
                                      continuous improvement and innovation.
MEMBER FOCUS         Offer resources and solutions tailored to needs of our members.
ACCOUNTABILITY        Act with integrity and transparency.
COLLABORATION         Establish networks and partnerships through which we engage and respond.
COMMUNICATION        Inform, educate and listen to members and other stakeholders.


AUMA is led by a Board of Directors elected by member municipalities during each annual convention. The AUMA Board is comprised of representatives from Alberta’s cities, towns, villages, summer villages, and specialized municipalities.


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