How do I join the CCAC?
Membership in the City Clerks Association of California provides members with reduced registration fees to the City Clerks Annual Conference and the annual New Law and Elections Seminar sponsored by the League of California Cities. In addition, reduced fees are available for education and training at CCAC, Division and League of California Cities seminars and opportunities are provided for various scholarships for additional education and training.
There are three (3) divisions of the City Clerk’s Association: Northern, Central and Southern California. Membership in one of these divisions is automatic upon payment of dues to the City Clerks Association of California. The CCAC Second Vice President can assist with determining which division a member would be entitled to join.
To join CCAC, please follow these steps:
- Complete the Membership Directory Form below
- Submit Membership Directory Form electronically by clicking “Submit by eMail” button located on the form
- Select appropriate button below to submit payment electronically*
*If unable to pay electronically, please complete steps 1 and 2 above and mail form and payment to Rebekah Barr, 2nd Vice President, 4381 Broadway, Suite 201, American Canyon, CA 94503.
Membership Directory Form
Application for Lifetime / Affiliate (or Retired) Membership
Designated Primary Voter Form
CCAC Education Fund
Any appointed or elected City clerk or appointed Assistant or Deputy City Clerk representing a City in the State of California is eligible for Primary Membership on the basis of one Primary Member per City upon payment of the annual dues. Each City shall designate by name and/or position its Primary Member. In the absence of such designation, the City Clerk shall be the Primary Member.
Any Assistant or Deputy City Clerk whose City Clerk is a Primary Member, institutions and/or organization whose operations are closely allied with the functions of the City Clerk's office, and professional persons in fields directly related to municipal government, are eligible for Associate Membership.
Lifetime membership can be conferred on any person who requests such membership and fulfills all of the following criteria: employed by one or more municipalities performing City Clerk duties for at least 10 years; has been a Voting and/or Associate Member of the organization for at least 10 years; has been a Voting Member of the association for at least 2 years of total requirement of 10 years membership.
Any former Voting or Associate Member who has left office and who is not a Lifetime Member may request an Affiliate Membership with CCAC board approval.
Honorary membership may be proposed at any CCAC Annual Conference either by the Executive Board or by a petition signed by 10 or more Voting Members, for any person who is not eligible for Primary, Associate, Lifetime or Affiliate Membership and who has contributed in an important way to the improvement of th eCity Clerk profession.
Dues rates are determined by the population of your City or whether you are an Affiliate/Retired Member, Governmental Agency or Non-governmental Agency. Dues are reviewed annually and can be found in the City Clerk’s Directory as part of the CCAC Bylaws and Executive Board Policies.
If you are interested in becoming a member of CCAC, please contact the current Second Vice President of CCAC. The Second Vice President can answer any questions you may have regarding membership and will forward a Membership Application to you.