Kathy Payne, MMC, President
Welcome to the Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders’ (OAMR) website! Our Mission is “to enhance the quality of our office and to encourage dedication to our profession, by providing educational experiences of the highest quality, as well as promote the professionalism of the office of municipal recorder”.
Our goals include providing numerous opportunities for professional development and education. We provide programs and activities that assist our members with the welfare and positive advancement of municipal government. We provide opportunities for networking, leadership, and communication, training and professional growth.
Please take some time to explore our website. You will find information on upcoming meetings; scholarship opportunities; training sessions, newsletters; and many other resources. Becoming a member gives you access to our listserv, allowing you to participate in discussions and gather valuable information that relates to your job. Our mentoring programs will pair you with one of our many experienced members, to help anytime you have questions.
OAMR was established in 1983 and currently has 227 active members throughout the state of Oregon. Of these 85 have attained their Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) designation, and an additional 41 have achieved the prestigious title of Master Municipal Clerk (MMC). Our members also attend specialized professional development classes at the Northwest Clerks Institute in Washington.
On behalf of the OAMR Board I encourage you to take advantage of all the opportunities available to members of OAMR. Join a committee, be involved in the organization and take advantage of all the benefits of your OAMR membership.
My sincere wishes for an amazing year!
Kathy Payne, MMC
Our scholarships go to help City Recorder's attain the education they need to continue to grow in their profession. Here is how you can help!
Annual Conference Update
The 2020 Annual Conference in Eugene has been cancelled due to COVID-19. A "virtual conference" is being planned.
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Congratulations New CMCs
Kari Linder, CMC, City of Lake Oswego, 2/2020
Congratulations New MMCs
Nancy Parker, MMC, City of Athena, 11/2019