Designed to advance the professional standing of the Municipal Treasurer. Certified Illinois Municipal Treasurer (CIMT) designation is awarded to members who fulfill and maintain the educational and professional requirements of the program.
SEMINARS AND REGIONAL CONFERENCES:
Regional seminars and programs are held at various times and locations throughout the state.
Annual 3 day conference begins last Sunday in June.
Municipal League Conference: Fall Meeting at Chicago Hilton
IMTA sends emails to active members every two to three weeks based on content and timing of materials. Members receive state and federal legislative updates. Important news, upcoming events, and shared policies & procedures from fellow members. This is a great resource.
The IML Legislative Bulletin is used to keep treasurers informed of current important legislation in progress.
MUNICIPAL TREASURER'S INSTITUTE:
In 1983, in direct support of the certification program, IMTA established the Municipal Treasurer's Institute. The Institute is designed to fulfill the educational requirements necessary for professional designation of certification at the state and national level. The Treasurer's Institute is an intensive four day residential program consisting of 33-1/3 hours of classroom each year for a three year period. The Institute is coordinated and staffed by Eastern Illinois University.
IMTA's seminars and conferences are designed to assist the Municipal Treasurer with a means to keep abreast of changes affecting their important and increasingly difficult role in municipal govern ment.
The IMTA is a registered sponsor of CPE credits for CPAs.
OPPORTUNITIES FOR INVOLVEMENT:
Members are encouraged to become involved in their organization. This can be accomplished through participation in one of the many committees that serve the membership. Including:
Works to keep treasurers informed of action needed to achieve positive results in our Legislature. Also, keeps treasurers informed on newly enacted laws.
PUBLIC RELATIONS COMMITTEE:
Responsible for ideas and information designed to create more interest in the Association.
Strives to keep the Educational program growing. It assists in creating agendas for seminars and conferences.
Works to organize quarterly meetings in regional areas. Keeping groups of treasurers actively networking.
Prime Times is the IMTA's informative quarterly newsletter. Prime Times uses membership input to cover articles, events, happenings and news of interest to IMTA members.