Independence Clerk Barker elected to leadership position with Statewide Clerk’s Association

Melissa Barker, Accounting Clerk for the City of Independence, has been elected as Treasurer for the Municipal Clerks & Finance Officers Association of Minnesota (MCFOA) for 2013-2014.

The election was during the recent Association’s Annual Conference in St. Cloud.

The MCFOA was established in 1937 to promote professional standards for City Clerks and Finance Officers. The Association provides educational opportunities through regional meetings and annual conferences and sponsors continuing education workshops for its certification program.

Barker has been employed by the city of Independence as their Accounting Clerk for the past year. She has also been awarded the designation of MCMC, Minnesota Certified Municipal Clerk; and from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks, the designations CMC, Certified Municipal Clerk; and MMC, Master Municipal Clerk.

The MCFOA has more than 800 members from throughout the State of Minnesota, including City Clerks, Treasurers, Clerk-Treasurers, Clerk-Administrators, Finance Officers and Deputy City Clerks.