Education and Professional Development Committee


To ensure IIMC provides excellence in professional education and development programs by serving in a supporting role to the Education Department; and work cooperatively with IIMC in suggesting programs and outreach areas of education for Municipal Clerks.

2021-2022 Goals and Objectives

  1. Identify education resources for existing education and professional development opportunities to be reviewed by the Education Department.
  2. Review applications filed for new Institutes.
  3. As needed, work with the Education Department to ensure all aspects and development of current and new Municipal Clerk education programs, courses, etc., are consistent with IIMC's education guidelines.


Read the 2021 Midyear Committee Report HERE

Committee Volunteers

Elizabeth Garcia-Beckford, MMC
City Clerk
City of North Lauderdale, Florida

Dawn G. Abrahamson, MMC
Vice Chair
City Clerk
City of Vallejo, California

 2021-2022 Education and Professional Development Committee Roster

Staff Liaisons

Ashley DiBlasi
Director of Certification and Conference Programs

Iris Hill
Education & Member Services Assistant

Bea Rodriguez
Director of Education

Kellie Siggson
Education Associate

Board Liaisons

Pamela Smith, MMC
President Elect
Executive Committee

Janice Bates, MMC
Region Director
Region V

Ruth Post, MMC
Region Director
Region IX

Angila Bains, MMC
Region Director
Region X


Applications to join a 2022-2023 Committee are due January 24, 2022.