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Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) International Minnesota Chapter

The Minnesota Chapter of the Association for Information and Image Management International is an organization for users and providers of document and information management technology. The web site includes the history of the chapter, a calendar of events and newsletter highlights.

Association of Metropolitan Municipalities (AMM)

The Association of Metropolitan Municipalities was organized to serve as the primary representative of all metropolitan cities on metropolitan and statewide issues with unique metropolitan significance. The AMM web site provides news updates, information on the AMM committees and links to the Minnesota Legislature.

Association of Minnesota Counties (AMC)

The Association of Minnesota Counties is a voluntary statewide organization (all 87 counties are currently members) created to provide effective county governance by offering management, membership and intergovernmental relations services to county officials. The AMC web site offers County information, legislative services, information on meetings and events, and publications.

Association of Records Managers and Administrators (ARMA) International Twin Cities Chapter

The Twin Cities Chapter of ARMA has over 250 members and includes practitioners, educators, consultants, and vendors from a diverse variety of industries such as banking, insurance, utility, legal, healthcare, manufacturing and retail. The goal of the Twin Cities Chapter of ARMA is to promote and enhance the professionalism of Records and Information Management (RIM) through educational programs, technical publications, legislative and industry committees, local and international conferences, and career advancement opportunities.

League of Minnesota Cities (LMC)

The League of Minnesota Cities works with diverse municipal groups to provide a collective voice for member cities. The LMC offers such services as advocacy, education, information, products and consultation. The web site has links to legislative issues, publications, conferences and training.

Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums (MALHM)

The Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums seeks "to nurture and encourage an appreciation of the local history of the state of Minnesota by providing the structure to foster collaborative local history projects, communicate curatorial and educational information, and encourage professionalism among local and specialized historical organizations in Minnesota." The alliance regularly sponsors workshops around the state and holds an annual conference.

Minnesota Association of Museums (MAM)

The Minnesota Association of Museums is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide a forum for individuals who work in and with museums throughout the state. Its goals are: to foster and encourage communication among museum professionals in Minnesota; to increase the visibility of MAM and promote Minnesota museums as a public resource for learning and recreation; and to provide educational opportunities and training for museum staff, both paid and volunteer. Also available on the MAM web site are contacts for professional historical, museum, and archival organizations in Minnesota.

Minnesota Association of School Business Officials (MASBO)

The Minnesota Association of School business Officials provides development, both professional and personal, for school business officials.

Minnesota Association of Townships (MAT)

The Minnesota Association of Townships is a voluntary membership organization of organized townships and elected township officers which provides educational, training, and technical services for township officers.

Minnesota Government Records and Information Network (MN GRIN)

The Minnesota Government Records and Information Network is a forum for the exchange of information among individuals and agencies interested in government records and information management. The site includes a calendar showing upcoming MN-GRIN meetings and other records and information management events, a link to the MN-GRIN Google Group Discussion Board, and information about the current Board of Directors.  There are also RSS feeds giving you access to some popular records and information management blogs and event lists.

Minnesota Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers' Association (MCFOA)

The Minnesota Municipal Clerks and Finance Officers' Association provides education and training resources and opportunities for city clerks and finance officers. The MCFOA web site includes contact information for board members and regional vice presidents, a list of upcoming events, a membership list, newsletters, past meeting minutes, and forms. The General Records Retention Schedule for Cities (updated March 2008) is hosted on the MCFOA web site.

Minnesota School Boards Association (MSBA)

The Minnesota School Boards Association exists to support, promote and enhance the work of local school boards. The MSBA web site offers member services, manuals, what's new and governmental relations information.

State Historical Records Advisory Board (SHRAB)

The Minnesota State Historical Records Advisory Board is the statewide advisory body for historical records planning and preservation in Minnesota. Available on the web site are a statement of priorities and past grant recipients.


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October 8, 2015; links verified March 29, 2013