Apr 14

Quieting Whispers Of Fear

Posted on April 14, 2022 at 9:29 AM by Karen Lee

Well, Easter and daffodils are coming up fast, so Spring is here! Except in Valdez, Alaska of course, where everything but Easter is delayed until at least early May. We still have several feet of snow on the ground. The good news is that we are beginning to move toward our days of midnight sun, and with longer warmer days the melting has begun.  

Congratulations to Lisa Garcia, our incoming IIMC Vice President! All three candidates for Vice President conducted outstanding campaigns and worked very hard over the past few months leading up to the election. Making a commitment to serve on the Board of Directors or run for Vice President of IIMC is not an easy decision, but I would encourage you all to consider this great opportunity. 

Everyone in our profession can be a leader. We all have a comfort zone, but I encourage you to always continue to push past those boundaries. Take that step of courage to open a new door and bravely keep moving forward past those small whispers of fear...

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Apr 05

Honoring Different Perspectives

Posted on April 5, 2022 at 3:45 PM by Karen Lee

Hello Everyone,

I am excited to be travelling to Atlantic City, New Jersey, next week to attend the Municipal Clerks Association of New Jersey Conference. Their theme is “Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Success” and they will be kicking off the conference with an Athenian Dialogue featuring the book TOTO’S REFLECTIONS: Leadership Lessons from the Wizard of Oz!

I am blessed to be able to attend so many top notch education sessions and Athenian Dialogues this past year and have learned so many things which have enriched my life and my profession. There is always room to grow...

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Feb 16

Valuing Who We Are

Posted on February 16, 2022 at 1:30 PM by Karen Lee

Hopefully, everyone received notification that registration is now open for our upcoming IIMC Annual Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas. If you haven’t done so already, be sure to visit the IIMC website at https://www.iimc.com/458/2022-IIMC-Annual-Conference for all of our conference resources—the red conference registration link will send you directly to the registration homepage. Our education department has provided members with a step-by-step tutorial to help guide you through the registration process. That video may also be found on the IIMC website listed above.

At the conference, it will be my honor to present the following awards to Municipal Clerks and Institute Directors in recognition of their contributions and dedication to their profession. 

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