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, 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.


  • Jodi Bedel, Hancock
  • Amy Benting, Dayton
  • Elizabeth Borell, Maple Lake
  • Karalee Brandner, Battle Lake
  • Michelle Canterbury, Elk River
  • Carol Conway, Carlton
  • Lori Doering, Gaylord
  • Kelly Geistler, Minneapolis
  • Brenda Good, Carver
  • Julie Hanson, Arden Hills
  • Danielle Heaton, Pelican Rapids
  • Heidi Heller, Little Canada
  • Lori Henning, Worthington
  • Patricia Heraty, Wabasha
  • Jamie Hubbell, Isle
  • Cari Johnson, Emily
  • Cari Johnson, Riverton
  • Sheri Johnson, Rice
  • Ann Kasel, Austin
  • Joan Kerkvliet, Starbuck
  • April Kurtock, Nashwauk
  • Lisa Kusz, Minneapolis
  • Andrew Langholz, Starbuck
  • Shannon Mackey, Biwabik
  • Sherry Maki, Biwabik
  • Stephanie Marschall, Apple Valley
  • Debra Marty, Crosby
  • Jennifer Max, Nisswa
  • Sonja Pelland, Littlefork
  • Michele Peterson, Lanesboro
  • Colette Santher, Sacred Heart
  • Jennifer Schreiber, Monticello
  • Charles Seipel, Cottonwood
  • Patty Smith, Amboy
  • Cheryl Stevenson, Eagan
  • Nicci Strassburg, Maynard
  • Michelle Tesser, Inver Grove Heights
  • Casey Velcheff, Ely
  • Robyn Wessels, Luverne


  • Lisa Sova, Crosby
  • Barbara Suciu, Brooklyn Park
  • Kary Tillmann, Zimmerman
  • Patty White, LeRoy


  • Stacy Dellich, Blaine
  • Jacqueline Hanson, Minneapolis
  • Monica Hennessy Mohan, Winona
  • Twyla Menth, New Germany
  • Jean Panchyshyn, LaPrairie


  • Kris Hasse-Linquist, Minnetrista

IIMC Athenian Fellow

  • Kris Hasse-Linquist, Minnetrista
  • Monica Hennessy Mohan, Winona
  • Lori Hensen, Shakopee