CIMA is an educational association that is specifically for the Government Information Technology Professional or Technician. There is no fee or monthly dues required to join CIMA; the only thing you need to do is join CIMA's membership list. This will allow us to keep you current throughout the year with CIMA activities.
Just register with CIMA's listserv, which has been set up for state and local government employees. Click on the Join CIMA link above and fill in the form and select if you are an employee or a vendor. You will receive a confirmation email; don't forget to follow the instructions on it to ensure you are subscribed.