MOLI – Municipal Officials Leadership Institute

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Certification Program

As governing becomes increasingly complex, elected officials are confronted with challenging issues relating to the financial stability, health, and welfare of their communities. Learning to govern efficiently, ethically, and wisely requires considerable time, effort, and education on the part of the elected official. New Mexico’s municipal elected officials now have an opportunity to participate in a special program that offers certification for seasoned and newly-elected officials. The voluntary three-tiered program provides the knowledge and tools necessary for effective and ethical leadership. The objective is to encourage continuing education, promote excellence in local governance and recognize local elected officials who take advantage of training opportunities. Participants who successfully complete all three levels will receive the distinguished designation of Certified Municipal Official (CMO) and receive a pin.  Classes offer elected officials an opportunity to master the specialized knowledge required for the leaders of New Mexico’s communities.

2017 Events Registration forms will be posted soon!

(All Events Will Be Held at La Posada de Santa Fe Resort & Spa)

April April 27-28
Advanced Program

2017 MOLI Advanced Registration Form

Advanced Preliminary Program

May 10-12
Education Program

Education Preliminary Program


2017 MOLI Education Registration Form

September 27-29
Governance Program

2017 MOLI Governance Registration Form
2017 MOLI Governance GRADUATES Registration Form

November 8-10
Leadership Program

2017 MOLI Leadership Registration Form
2017 MOLI Leadership GRADUATE Registration Form

MOLI ONLINE is also available! It covers the topics found in the Education Program. For more information click here to learn more.


The Linda Gaume Jaramillo Scholarship

Scholarship Eligibility Requirements Gaume Jaramillo

Linda Gaume Jaramillo Scholarship Application


Documents for the Certified Municipal Official (CMO) designation

Education Certificate Credit tally sheet 2017

Education Certificate Requirement Information

Certification Process Request Form 2017

For more information contact Tasha Martinez, Institute Director  at or 800.432.2036 ext. 525

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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 846 Santa Fe, NM 87504

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