2024 Board Secretary / Clerk Conference

Earn Your Certificate OR Take Advanced Track Sessions for Returning Attendees!

New sessions and speakers added each year!

Whether you are a new or an experienced board secretary/clerk, continuing education is essential to keeping current on the many aspects of your job. In an effort to expand educational opportunities for this important position in special districts and to provide an opportunity to recognize individuals who invest the time in becoming trained in the various components of the job, CSDA created this certificate program. The Board Secretary/Clerk Certificate has become the gold standard for special district board secretaries and clerks throughout California. We invite you to participate as a first-time attendee to earn your certificate and come back year after year to advance your knowledge of special districts through new and exciting breakout sessions tailored for you.

Eligible for SDRMA Credit Incentive Points.

REMINDER – first time attendees need to complete all first time sessions and keynote (until 4 pm on Wednesday) in order to receive their certificate.

$660 Early/$720 SDRMA Member*
$720 Early / $775 CSDA Member
$1,080 Early / $1,160 Non-member
Early bird registration is available through September 20, 2024
Interested in Exhibiting/Sponsoring?  Check out all of the opportunities and register here.

Need help paying for this Conference? Scholarship funds are available from the Special District Leadership Foundation (SDLF). There's no district budget limit and you do not need to be a CSDA member to receive funds.
Apply here


San Diego Marriott Mission Valley
8757 Rio San Diego Dr.
San Diego, CA 92108

CSDA room reservations in the CSDA room block start at the rate of $175 plus tax and fees per day. The room reservation cut-off is September 20, 2024; however, space is limited and may sell out before this date. At time of reservation, your credit card on file will be charged a non-refundable advanced payment for 1 night room and tax.  The remaining balance will be charged at time of check-in.

Board Secretary / Clerk Conference Community and Mobile App will be used for messaging and session information. No written materials will be provided outside of Pre-Conference Workshops. Please consider what you need or want to print before the Conference.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations must be in writing and received by CSDA no later than September 20, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. All cancellations received by this date will be refunded less a $75 cancellation fee. There will be no refunds for cancellations made after September 20, 2024. Substitutions are acceptable and must be done in writing no later than September 20, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Please submit any cancellation notice or substitution requests to [email protected] or fax to 916-520-2465.
10/21/2024 7:00 AM - 10/23/2024 5:00 PM
Pacific Daylight Time
San Diego Marriott Mission Valley 8757 Rio San Diego Dr. San Diego, CA 92108 UNITED STATES

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Monday, 21 October 2024


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