Three Apply For Century Town Clerk Position

April 13, 2018

There were three applicants for the position of Century town clerk.

The Century Town Council is expected to discuss the position at their next meeting Monday night.

“The town clerk is the official custodian of all official town records; responsible for the retention and overall management of records in accordance with Florida law. the town clerk records the minutes and actions of the town council and manages all aspects of town elections. work is performed in coordination with the mayor and town council,” according to the job description.

The applicants, in alphabetical order, are:

Kimberly Godwin, Century

  • Previous employment experience – Interim town clerk/gas superintendent, Town of Century; gas superintendent, Town of Century; deputy clerk of utilities and communication, Town of Century; secretary specialist for the colonel; Century Correctional Institution; senior citizens services specialist, Town of Century.
  • Education – Ernest Ward High School, Walnut Hill.
  • Professional, civic, trade, business, etc. affiliations — Active member of International Institute of Municipal Clerks; seeking official certification of Municipal Clerk; member Florida Gas Utilities Board of Directors; former secretary Century Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; former Twin Cities Volunteers (previously Rotary Club) Board of Directors.

Tracie Watson, Brewton

  • Previous employment experience — Academic coordinator, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee; administrative assistant, Leon County Schools, Tallahassee; principal, Global Trace Enterprises, Pensacola;  human resources coordinator, Toler Concrete, Pensacola; human resources technician, Escambia Board of Commissioners.
  • Education – University of West Florida, masters of education in college student personnel/affairs administration.
  • Professional, civic, trade, business, etc. affiliations — None listed.

Khortense Dortch-Wesley, Century

  • Previous employment experience — Mortgage closer, Navy Federal Credit Union, Pensacola; mortgage closer, Aerotek (contractor for Navy Federal), Pensacola; mortgage support assistant, Aerotek; Sr. sponsership/events coordinator, PCI Gaming, Atmore; promotions/events coordinator, PCI Gaming, Atmore; player services lead representative/ambassador, PCI Gaming;
  • Education — Certificate supervisor essentials, Wind Creek Hospitality; Certification certificate, criminal justice/legal research, Northwest Florida State College (in progress, 56 of 64 required credits).
  • Professional, civic, trade, business, etc. affiliations — Salvation Army Toys for Tots; Pensacola Habitat for Humanity Women Build; member First Mt. Zion Baptist Church; American Cancer Society Go Red for Women

Information source: Resumes submitted to the town by each applicant. photo, click to enlarge.


5 Responses to “Three Apply For Century Town Clerk Position”

  1. Mike Honcho on April 13th, 2018 2:08 pm

    Earnest Ward represent class of 93

  2. William on April 13th, 2018 11:54 am

    >>Who did they choose?

    The Century Town Council is expected to discuss the position at their next meeting Monday night

  3. No Brainer on April 13th, 2018 10:41 am

    Who did they choose?

  4. ROBERT on April 13th, 2018 10:37 am

    May the best woman win this job….Guess there was more than 1 choice available…

  5. Sam on April 13th, 2018 6:05 am

    It’s a no brainer if you read the qualifications.only one has on the job experience in the title. All are fine people but one has the training and experience actually doing the work.

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