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VILLAGE CLERK JULEE HELT RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin - August 24, 2017 - The Wisconsin Municipal Clerks Association (WMCA) awarded Waunakee Village Clerk Julee Helt the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at their annual conference in Wisconsin Dells on August 24, 2017.

Ms. Helt is a Wisconsin Certified Professional Clerk as well as a Master Municipal Clerk. Julee has served as President of the WMCA, Region Director for the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), is a Certified Trainer for Board of Review and for elections. She has been instrumental in providing feedback and assisting in the initial implementation of the statewide voter registration system and has been an instructor at the Clerk’s Institute providing training on elections to attendees. Julee also served as a Co-Chair of the 2014 IIMC Conference held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Julee has served the Village of Waunakee as their Village Clerk since 2000. “She exhibits great care and concern for this community and everyone who calls Waunakee home” stated Village Administrator Todd Schmidt. She strives to create efficiencies within her office, and is an active member of her community. Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell said “She is an innovator, motivator, mentor and a wonderful example of a true public servant.”

(Pictured-left-Teri Lehrke, Lifetime Achievement Chair; right - Julee Helf, 2017 Lifetime Achievement Recipient)

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