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.

2022-2023 Goals and Objectives (to be updated)

  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 2022 Midyear Committee Report HERE

Committee Volunteers

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

Angila Bains, CMC
Vice Chair
Director, Legislative & Protective Services
District of Saanich
Victoria, BC, Canada

 2023-2024 Education and Professional Development Committee Roster to be uploaded

Staff Liaisons

Dr. Beatrice Rodriguez, Ed.D.
Director of Professional Development

Dr. Jaimis "Jai" Ulrich
Associate Director of Professional Development

Iris Hill
Education Coordinator

Board Liaisons

Dawn Abrahamson, MMC
Vice President
Executive Committee

Pamela Smith, MMC
Past President
Executive Committee

Sherri E. Gard, MMC
Region Director
Region IV

Ruth Post, MMC
Region Director
Region IX