Joplin City Clerk, Barbara Hogelin, was presented with the prestigious Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association’s 2017 Outstanding City Clerk Award at the annual MoCCFOA Spring Institute banquet held in Columbia, Missouri on March 15, 2017. The purpose of the Outstanding City Clerk Award is to recognize a city clerk or finance officer who has demonstrated outstanding service and commitment to their municipality, community and professional organization.
City Manager, Sam Anselm, submitted a nomination application for Ms. Hogelin that was reviewed with 6 other nominations for this year’s Outstanding City Clerk Award. A four-member panel of judges, including the Kansas CCFOA President, a Missouri Municipal League representative, and two prior recipients of the award, voted to bestow this honor upon Barbara.
Barbara is a member of the Southwest Division of MoCCFOA. She has served on various division, state and international city clerk committees and has served as President of Missouri City Clerks & Finance Officers Association in 2005-2006.