Strive to Thrive as a New Municipal Clerk

Date: Monday, May 15, 2023

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET

Location: Zoom (participants will receive their unique link and further instructions upon registration)

Municipal clerks serve an important role in their communities and when you are new to the position, the complexity of all the different job duties and responsibilities can be overwhelming. The municipal clerk is a statutory position as per the Municipal Act and the role is referenced in countless pieces of legislation – this webinar will help you as a new clerk, understand the varying aspects of the role so that you can feel confident in administering and managing key functions within your municipality. Designed specifically for those new to the clerk’s role or clerk’s department, this webinar will provide tools, tips, strategies and resources to help you build your confidence when it comes to day-to-day knowledge and operations, and help you figure out the best path forward for continuing to grow and excel in your clerk’s career.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand the key aspects of the clerk’s position
  • Feel confident in your new role and day-to-day duties and responsibilities
  • Know what functional areas to learn and respond to first, and which are important to master for long-term success
  • Understand the resources and tools available to support you in your role
  • Know how to effectively balance competing priorities and complex responsibilities
Ideal For:
  • New clerks and those new to the clerk’s department
  • Clerks who hold multiple roles such as Treasurer or Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
  • Those looking to gain further perspective and knowledge about how to enhance and grow in their clerk’s career


This webinar will take place virtually over Zoom where participants are encouraged to come with their questions and be ready for a lively discussion!


Debi Wilcox, MPA, PRP, CMO, CMIII

Author, Speaker, Coach

Debi Wilcox is a Professional Registered Parliamentarian, Certified Life + Leadership Coach and author of Breaking Glass: The Leadership Kit. She is an award-winning public sector executive with over 30+ years experience, an in-demand speaker, coach, trainer and consultant who has worked with a wide variety of clients. As a former long-time municipal clerk, she understands the role of this key statutory position and mentors, coaches, and trains professionals in this field.



Webinar Fees


Webinar Rate: $105 + HST

plus HST

Date: Monday, 15 May 2023
Registration Deadline: Monday, 08 May 2023

Webinars are delivered over the Zoom platform, and can be viewed on computers, tablets and mobile phones. Please check the Zoom Requirements to ensure your device is capable of using Zoom. The link to access the webinar will be provided to registrants before the webinar date.

Refund Policy: All Cancellations must be confirmed in writing. A refund levy of $50 + HST will be applied to every cancellation received up to five (5) business days prior to the holding of the session. No refunds will be made for cancellations of less than five (5) business days prior to the holding of the session.

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