The Arizona Municipal Clerks Association (ACMA) Executive Board announced Darcie McCracken, Deputy City Clerk of Glendale, Arizona, was selected as the first recipient of the Arizona Municipal Clerks’ Deputy Clerk of the Year Award.
The honor was awarded July 26 at the AMCA’s annual conference in Fountain Hills. Nominees were evaluated based on examples of outstanding service, which includes finding innovative ways to serve their municipality, profession or community.
McCracken has been a member of ACMA for 11 years, serving on the board in a variety of positions, including as president, vice president and treasurer. She holds master municipal clerk, public manager and elections officer certifications.
McCracken assists with the process of conducting city elections, processes public records requests, and assists the tasks of managing and retaining records for the city. She also works closely with the mayor and councilmembers.
McCracken has worked in Glendale for 30 years and has been Deputy City Clerk for Glendale since 2004 and an AMCA member since 2005. She received her Master Municipal Clerk in 2011 and is certified as an AMCA Municipal Election Official, as well as a Certified Election Officer through the Secretary of State’s office.
McCracken is a graduate of Glendale High School and also graduated Summa Cum Laude with a bachelor of science degree from ASU in Administration of Justice and holds an Associate’s Degree in General Studies. She continued her education with certification as a Certified Public Manager® and is currently taking classes through the ASU Management Leadership Institute.
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