MACDEP

The Montana Association of Community Development Professionals (MACDEP) is the state affiliate of the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals (NACDEP). MACDEP's mission is to encourage excellence in community development educational programs, processes, research, and technical assistance through the exchange of ideas and methods, collaboration, and professional development of members to benefit communities.

It's purpose is to:

  1. To provide quality professional development opportunities for members.
  2. To create a reward and recognition structure for excellence in education, research, technical assistance and outreach in the Community Development areas of expertise.
  3. To provide representation for MACDEP members with Montana State University (MSU) Extension and other agencies and organizations within and outside of MSU.
  4. To affiliate with the National Association of Community Development Extension Professionals and/or other national organizations, which provide support for MACDEP as determined from time to time.
  5. To provide opportunities for members to network, share and mentor others engaged in similar educational, research, technical assistance and outreach activities.