Friday, March 20, 2015

City Staffer Earns Designation as Certified Municipal Clerk

Janelle C. Paul, CMC

City of Apalachicola staffer Janelle C. Paul has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, Inc., (IIMC).

IIMC grants the CMC designation only to those municipal clerks who complete demanding education requirements; and who have a record of significant contributions to their local government, their community and state.

The International Institute of Municipal Clerks, founded in 1947, has 10,300 members throughout the United States, Canada and 15 other countries, and the mission of this global non-profit corporation is to enhance the education opportunities and professional development of its diverse membership.

“In light of the speed and drastic nature of change these days, lifelong learning is not only desirable, it is necessary for all in local government to keep pace with growing demands and changing needs of the citizens we serve.  [Apalachicola] can take immense pride in Janelle’s educational accomplishments and achievement of this milestone”, wrote Brenda Kay Young, IIMC President in an email correspondence dated March 19, 2015.

Paul, a native of Franklin County born in Carrabelle is a 1979 graduate of Apalachicola High School and has been employed with the City of Apalachicola as its Utility Billing Clerk since 2009.