Membership/Mentoring/Regional Committee

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Chair Denise  Duerksen 316-284-6001 Dduerksen@newtonkansas.com
Region 1 Brenda Kitch Hays 785-628-7300 bkitchen@haysusa.com
Region 1 Courtney Flower Stockton 785-425-6703 cosclerk@ruraltel.net
Region 2 Suzanne Jackson Deerfield 620-426-7411 deer@pld.com
Region 2 Shellie Barker Satanta 620-649-2500 cclerk@pld.com
Region 3 Jami Downing Stafford 620-234-5011 cityofstafford@sbcglobal.net
Region 4 Roxie Sjogren Lindsborg 785-227-3355 roxies@lindsborgcity.org
Region 4 Stacey Smith Concordia 785-243-2670 cityclerk@concordiaks.org
Region 5 Sheri Wedel Potwin 620-752-3422 potwinks@wheatstate.com
Region 5 Tara Pierce Argonia 620-435-6553 cityclerk@cityofargonia.com
Region 6  Julie Murphy Wakefield 785-461-5886  cityofwakefield@twinvalley.net
Region 6 Tammy Melton Junction City 782-238-3103 tammy.melton@jcks.com
Region 7 Jennifer Martin Lenexa 913-477-7515 jmartin@lenexa.com
Region 7 Brenda Long Olathe 913-971-8675 bdlong@olatheks.org
Region 8 Flora Charles Galena 620-783-5265 f.charles@galenaks.gov
Region 8 Tammy Seamands Osawatomie 913-755-2146 tseamands@osawatomieks.org
The committee will be comprised of a chairperson, Association Treasurer and one or two representatives from each region as appointed by the President.
 

RESPONSIBILITY To encourage the enrollment of every municipal clerk and finance officer as an active member in the Association, to encourage enrollment in the IIMC, and to advertise the benefits of membership to these associations.

To provide informational packets including the Association handbook and by-laws to new clerks and finance officers.

To coordinate with regional contacts and bring together city clerks and finance officers on a regional basis for local networking and sharing of information.

SPECIFIC DUTIES

Committee

  • Meet at least annually, during the Spring Conference to evaluate effectiveness of regions and plan future activities.

Treasurer

  • Provide committee chairperson(s) the Wings editor and the LKM with additions or deletions of Association members on a timely basis.

Chairperson

  • Encourage regional contact to promote membership in the Association and IIMC.
  • Maintain a current Association membership list.
  • Coordinate the mentoring program between new city clerks and municipal finance officers and experienced members.
  • Coordinate the sale of regional basket fundraiser tickets.

Regional Contacts

  • Contact new city clerks and municipal finance officers within 30 days of notification of appointment and provide them with Association and IIMC membership information and information on availability of ListServ for members.
  • Distribute packets to mentoring clerks, (packets are available from the chairperson as needed), provide follow-up contact to reinforce that mentoring is available.
  • Arrange for periodic activities within the region to afford an opportunity for information exchange and social activities.
  • Strive to maintain good communication and information exchange within their region.  A strong regional group is a great asset to local clerks and provides a nucleus for the state group.