The Colony City Secretary Tina Stewart, TRMC, was elected trustee of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association Inc. (TMCA), at its annual business meeting held in Frisco on Oct. 26, 2023.
As trustee, Stewart will be charged with the responsibility of accomplishing the goals and objectives of TMCA. Since 1952 the Association has been dedicated to serving the demands of excellence in Texas' local government and public problem solving. Its principal missions are to motivate Texas city clerks and city secretaries to become leaders in their fields of governance and to provide an educational program for the beginning and career city clerk and city secretary.
Stewart has served in the field of government for 24 years. She has worked for the City of The Colony eight years, becoming the city secretary in 2016. She has earned the TMCCP’s Texas Registered Municipal Clerk (TRMC) certification (2013) and the International Institute of Municipal Clerks’ (IIMC) Certified Municipal Clerk designation (2020).
Stewart has also served as the president of the TMCA Lone Star Chapter (2022-2023). The Lone Star Chapter honored her as its Clerk of the Year in 2020. The City Secretary’s Office recently received the TMCA Office of Achievement Award, first time for the City of The Colony. She has training certificates in Public Information, Open Meetings Act and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for Records Management.
TMCA is a statewide association with over 1,100 members. The Association operates the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program (TMCCP) located at the University of North Texas, Denton. The Certification Program is recognized and endorsed by §22.074 of the Local Government Code, Vernon's Annotated Civil Statutes. TMCA publishes the Texas Municipal Election Law Manual, the Texas Municipal Law and Procedure Manual and the Texas Municipal Clerks Handbook.