Montana State University

Local Government Center

Montana State University
P.O. Box 170535
Bozeman, MT 59717-0535

Tel: (406) 994-6694
Fax: (406) 994-1905
Location: 235 Culbertson


Dan Clark

Program Coordinator:

Ashley Kent

Local Government Center

The Executive Forum (formerly called the Mayors Forum)


Next Date Offering
Additional Information
March 4-5, 2015 Helena, MT
Holiday Inn

Online Registration:

The Executive Institute is a biennial education program intended to supplement the Executive Academy. The Forum is less formal and shorter than the Academy. Co-hosted by the Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority and the MSU Extension Local Government Center, the Executive Forum addresses topical issues of interest to mayors and city managers from across Montana and includes time for the participants to join the State Legislative process as observers.

Accommodations & Information

There is no registration fee for the Executive Forum
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Montana Municipal Interlocal Authority and the Local Government Center have put together what will surely be an educational and exciting opportunity for the Mayors and City Managers of Montana.

  • The Academy starts Wednesday, March 4th, at 11:00 AM at the Holiday Inn with registration and lunch, followed by various sessions.
  • On Thursday, March 5th, the training continues at 8:00 AM with break-out sessions for city managers and mayors throughout the day until 5:00 pm.
  • For those who would like to stay an additional night, there will be an opportunity to join the State Legislative process as observers on Friday, March 6th.
  • Believe us when we say that this one is worth the drive!

Participants are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Lodging and travel costs are not included and are the responsibility of your home government. A block of rooms has been reserved until February 9, 2014 at the Holiday Inn in Helena:
22 N Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601
Phone: (406) 443-2200
Ask for group name: Executive Forum 2015
Room Rates: $89.00 + tax 
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