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All forms are in pdf format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download the free program here. Alternatively, contact the administrative assistant at to request a paper copy.

Several of the forms can be filled out and emailed directly to the appropriate contact person via the "Submit" button located on the last page of the form.  Those requiring accompanying documentation and/or payment (for example, certification applications) will need to be printed and mailed to the address shown.

Board Service

If you are interested in serving on the MCFOA Board of Directors, please fill out the application form below.

Board Application Form.pdf


The MCFOA provides members with the opportunity to obtain designation as a Minnesota Certified Municipal Clerk (MCMC) and a Minnesota Master Municipal Clerk (MMMC).  Certification is based on work and educational experience as outlined in the application forms below.

As of March 22, 2019, the MCFOA Board of Directors has approved minor, procedural changes to the MCMC and MMMC certification processes.  Successful applicants will now receive their certificate and pin via mail immediately upon approval of their application.  A wall plaque for display of the certificate can be purchased for an additional fee.  All of those who have earned certification in the past year will be recognized at the awards luncheon during the Annual Conference.

MCMC Application for Certification.pdf

MMMC Application for Certification.pdf

IIMC Certifications

For information on certification through the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), please visit their Certifications page here.


MCFOA members may apply for grants to attend the Minnesota Municipal Clerks Institute.  The deadline for Institute grant applications is March 1st of each year. Grants are awarded by the MCFOA Board of Directors at their meeting during the annual conference each March.

Members who have completed the Institute, or who have achieved any of the designations from the MCFOA or IIMC (MCMC, CMC, MMMC or MMC) may apply for a grant to attend the Municipal Clerks Advanced Academy. The deadline for Advanced Academy grant applications is April 15th of each year. Grants are awarded by the Board at their May meeting.

Grant Application - MMCI.pdf

Grant Application - MCAA.pdf

Member of the Year

The purpose of the Member of the Year award is to recognize an active member of the Minnesota Clerks and Finance Officers Association (MCFOA) who has demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to their municipality, community, MCFOA and to the profession of the municipal clerk of finance officer. 

Please use the form below to nominate someone for this award.

Member of the Year Application.pdf

Mentorship Program

The MCFOA's mentoring program pairs veteran clerks and finance officers with those new to their positions so that they can share their valuable experience and knowledge.

Mentee Application.pdf

Mentor Application.pdf

Contact Us:

Betsy Snyder - City of Milroy is our administrative assistant and can be reached at 

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