Just a glance at the nominations submitted for the 2023 Municipal Clerks Honor Roll makes it more than evident that these individuals are stellar public servants for their communities. So many go above and beyond the duties of their office to act as passionate ambassadors for their municipalities, often volunteering hours of their own time to help with special projects or events, and ensuring everyone feels welcome and cared for.
The 2023 Municipal Clerks Honor Roll drew over 300 nominations, with several clerks receiving kudos from multiple people. The top honoree with a record-breaking 47 nominations is Elizabeth Dreaper of Dobbs Ferry, New York. 175 Clerks from Saxman, Alaska, to China, Maine, have been honored this year by their peers and appreciative communities. Nominations for this annual event, a program from General Code since 2001, were received during Municipal Clerks Week with the results revealed on May 15.
As always, nominations highlighted extraordinary leadership in challenging situations, implementation of digital tools, streamlining of processes, outreach to community members, taking on new and multiple roles, and a general willingness to go the extra mile whenever needed. Repeated mentions also covered a diligence to continuing educational pursuits to improve skills and knowledge. Experience ranged from being brand new to the position to serving for over several decades.
Here’s just a sampling of the tributes given for the nominated clerks:
Congratulations to the 2023 honorees and thank you to everyone who took time to submit the nominations! All of us at General Code appreciate the opportunity to spotlight the extraordinary work of these municipal clerks – and public employees everywhere – who are tirelessly committed to the well-being of our communities.
View the full list of 2023 Municipal Clerks Honor Roll honorees.