Kim Barnes, Fort Walton Beach City Clerk, has earned the designation of Master Municipal Clerk (MMC), which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Inc.
IIMC grants the MMC 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.
“This is an outstanding accomplishment by Ms. Barnes that will greatly benefit our community, citizens and local government operations.”Mayor Dick Rynearson
“Our staff strives to be the best of the best in all areas of service. To spend this extraordinary amount of time and energy on professional development says a lot about Ms. Barnes’ character and dedication to serving Fort Walton Beach. I couldn’t be prouder!”
The International Institute of Municipal Clerks, founded in 1947, has 14,000 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.