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Town of Fountain Hills hires Mendenhall as new town clerk

Posted 6/2/22

The Town of Fountain Hills recently welcomed Linda Mendenhall as the new town clerk.

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Town of Fountain Hills hires Mendenhall as new town clerk


The Town of Fountain Hills recently welcomed Linda Mendenhall as the new town clerk.

Mendenhall is replacing Elizabeth Klein, who is retiring after a 38-year career in government and four years as the town’s clerk, according to a press release. She comes to Fountain Hills from Avondale where she was the deputy city clerk.

She worked for the city of Avondale for 10 years, performing various clerk’s office functions. Before Avondale, she worked for the Flood Control District of Maricopa County as the supports services manager, her responsibilities included custodian of district records, facilities management, Article III Procurement (goods and services), and customer service.

Some certifications Mendenhall holds include the master municipal clerk, Arizona certified elections officer, Arizona Municipal Clerks Association Certified Elections Official, and a Certificate in Public Administration, the release said.

She is active in the Arizona Municipal Clerks Association holding multiple positions within the association in the past and is the chairperson of the elections committee. She also served as a board member for the Arizona Chapter of the Association of Records Managers and Administrators.

Mendenhall received her master municipal clerk designation in 2020 from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Association and her certified municipal clerk designation in 2016 from the IIMC. She has a certificate in public administration and is working towards her bachelor of science in business management at Western Governor’s University.

Town of Fountain Hills, Linda Mendenhall,


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