Congratulations City Clerk Maura Russell

Posted on July 25, 2022

July 25, 2022 - The City of Fort Wright would like to honor and congratulate Maura Russell who graduated this past weekend from the Kentucky Municipal Clerk's Association (KCMA).

Maura joined the Fort Wright staff full-time in 2019 and began working immediately on earning her certificate from the Kentucky Municipal Clerk Institute (KMCI).

KMCI is an International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC) approved program designed to enable participants to earn their Certified Kentucky Municipal Clerk designation in three years. Each of the three years consists of 40 hours of training.

To become a Certified Municipal Clerk in the State of Kentucky one must complete 120 hours of training in an IIMC Certified Program. The 120 hours of training includes 50% in Public Administration; 30% in Social and Interpersonal Concerns; and 20% in Electives. Additionally, attendees must be full members of the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association (KMCA) for two years. More information can be found at

Prior to joining our staff Maura worked for the Better Business Bureau as a Charity Accreditation Specialist. She also was formerly employed by Citi Bank. Maura has a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Administration from the University of Louisville. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, relaxing outdoors especially at the beach, and working out regularly at Fort Wright CrossFit.

A special thank you to Maura for her dedication and enthusiastic commitment to the Fort Wright Community and for all the outstanding work she does helping to facilitate administrative functions. 

We are so proud of your accomplishments Maura, Congratulations!