The Rural Municipalities of Alberta is an independent association compromised of Alberta’s 64 incorporated municipal districts and counties, four incorporated specialized municipalities, and the Special Areas Board. As per RMA’s bylaws, there are two types of membership within the association.
Full members are the 69 counties and municipal districts (see the map below). Full members can submit and vote on resolutions, participate in board elections, access advocacy services, and utilize business services programs (including Trade, Insurance, Fuel, and Benefits).
Associate members are public sector and not-for-profit organizations such as healthcare providers, museums, school boards and educational institutions, electrification associations, airport authorities, seniors housing associations, and others. Associate members can utilize RMA business services programs (including Trade, Insurance, Fuel, and Benefits). To join the RMA as an associate member, please complete the membership form and submit it to Miranda Andersen, Business Services Coordinator.
Consists of 13 counties and municipal districts in southern Alberta
Consists of 14 counties and municipal districts and the Special Areas Board, generally located north of Calgary and south of Wetaskiwin
Consists of 13 counties and municipal districts, generally west of Edmonton
Consists of 14 counties and municipal districts, generally in the northwest region of the province
Consists of 13 counties and municipal districts and 2 specialized municipality, generally east of Edmonton.