Melissa Krehbiel was recently recognized by the Newton City Commission for her completion of the Municipal Clerks Certification Institute at Wichita State Unversity. 

Since 1991, the Center for Urban Studies at Wichita State University Hugo Wall School of Public Affairs has managed and conducted professional development for the City Clerks and Municipal Finance Officers Association of Kansas.

The Kansas/IIMC Municipal Clerks Certification Institute and Master Municipal Clerks Academy respond to the professional development needs of all municipal clerks and their office staff in Kansas. The courses offer theoretical and practical guidance in public administration, social and interpersonal concerns and special topics. Both programs take place during the same week in November and are accredited by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.

More than 140 municipal clerks and 50 speakers participated in the 2017 Kansas/International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) Certification Institute and Academy