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Pennyrile Region Outstanding Clerk of the Year Presented to Ms. Crissy Upton of City of Hopkinsville

The Pennyrile Region Outstanding Clerk/Administrator of the Year was presented to Ms. Crissy Upton, City Clerk for the City of Hopkinsville at the Pennyrile Area Development District’s Board of Directors meeting on December 14, 2015. Ms. Upton began her career in local government in 1996 with the City of Hopkinsville as Secretary to the CAO. She quickly gained skills for advancement and was promoted to City Clerk in March of 2006. Ms. Upton has been active in various areas of city government, as well as numerous community and civic organizations. The honoree was recently recognized for her accomplishments by receiving the Kentucky League of Cities Bronze Public Officials Award and the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association’s President’s Regional Representative of the Year Award.

The Pennyrile Area Development District is pleased to partner with the Pennyrile Municipal Clerks Association to recognize an Outstanding Clerk/Administrator in the Pennyrile region. The award is based on a broad range of criteria, including continued education, activity in community affairs, exhibition of leadership, and accomplishments. Active membership in the Pennyrile Municipal Clerks Association is also considered during the applicant review process. Ms. Leslie Curneal, City Clerk, Madisonville and President of the Pennyrile Municipal Clerks Association, presented the award to Ms. Upton at the meeting.

The Pennyrile Municipal Clerks Association is a professional organization that promotes the office of Municipal Clerk in the Pennyrile region through personal and professional development, enhancement of leadership abilities, and by providing a supportive network for individuals that hold the office. The organization serves as a regional chapter of the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association.

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Left to Right: Judge Executive Donnie Carroll, Hopkins County; Crissy Upton, City Clerk – Hopkinsville; Leslie Curneal, President – Pennyrile Municipal Clerks Association; Jason Vincent, Executive Director -