The Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators is a national, non-profit association open to all Chief Administrative Officers/City Managers and any person employed in a senior management position that reports directly to the CAO. CAMA was founded in 1972 and since its inception, the association has been dedicated to achieving greater cooperation and communication among municipal managers both nationally and internationally. CAMA has a membership of approximately 650 City Managers, Chief Administrative Officers and Senior Appointed Officials from all parts of Canada. When you join CAMA you become part of a national network of professional, dedicated, senior municipal managers who are committed to ongoing professional development. It is through this unique network that you will be able to remain up to date on important and current, municipal government issues. CAMA strives to provide relevant professional development in municipal management in order to provide members with the knowledge, skills and experience needed to stay at the leading edge of municipal administration. The value of establishing a solid network of professional contacts cannot be underestimated. Membership in CAMA provides unique opportunities to share knowledge and experiences with colleagues from across the country.