2020 Newly Certified City Clerks

Encouraging professional development is one way cities can support their employees in providing excellence in governance and service delivery to residents. Congratulations to the following city clerks for achieving the designation of:

  • Minnesota Certified Municipal Clerk (MCMC), for completion of extensive education programs and pertinent experience in a municipality, the Minnesota Clerks and Finance Officers Association (MCFOA) grants this title.
  • Minnesota Master Municipal Clerk (MMMC), for reaffirmation of the MCFOA Code of Ethics, and completion of extensive education and experience in a municipality. Must hold the MCMC designation to qualify for MMMC.
  • Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), for additional work above the MCMC, the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) grants this internationally recognized title.
  • IIMC Master Municipal Clerk (MMC), for demonstrating preparation to perform more complex municipal duties after completing an extensive and rigorous educational component, and professional and social contribution components.
  • IIMC Athenian Fellow, for completing 10 IIMC Athenian Dialogue events, which are full-day conversations that explore leadership principles and practice. A dialogue focuses on helping municipal clerks develop critical thinking skills and increase their leadership ability.

MCMC

  • Denise Anderson, Frazee
  • Tim Anderson, Beaver Bay
  • Jessica Beise, Corcoran
  • Daniel Evans, Cleveland
  • Janell Gildemeister, Mayer
  • Debbie Goschke, Oslo
  • Cheryl Hahn, Sebeka
  • Cassandra Heide, Fosston
  • Heather Hoeft, Perham
  • Elizabeth Jackson, Medford
  • Lisa Kent, Benson
  • Kari Klages, Olivia
  • Cheryl Knight, Lewiston
  • Carissa Kranz, Pine City
  • Colleen Lasher, Ramsey
  • Kristen Marafioti, Virginia
  • Michelle Miller, Bemidji
  • Melissa Moore, Coon Rapids
  • Sarah Nelson, Deer River
  • Kathryn Schulzetenberg, Avon
  • Angela Shimpa, Erskine
  • Andrea Sindt, Maplewood
  • Lacey Smieja, Motley
  • Judy Thompson, Willmar
  • Jolene Trauba, Arden Hills
  • Ragini Varma, North Branch
  • Darla Ward, Pemberton
  • Angelica Weasner, Crookston
  • Maggi Wentler, Nisswa
  • Denise Wetzel, Chaska
  • Elizabeth Wussow, Parkers Prairie

 

MMMC

  • Elaine Hanson, Ottertail
  • Margaret Menshek, Minneapolis
  • Vicky Sons-Eiden, Carver

 CMC

  • Kym Christiansen, Sherburn
  • Heidi Emerson, Shakopee
  • Lori Hensen, Shakopee
  • Elizabeth Jackson, Medford
  • Joan Lenzmeier, Coon Rapids
  • Stephanie Lincoln, Coon Rapids
  • Daphney Maras, Albert Lea
  • Patricia Monsen, Fairmont

MMC

  • Renae Kopischke, Mankato

 IIMC Athenian Fellow

  • Angela Storlie, Bigfork