Secretary: Cherry Lawson has been a City Clerk/Elections Administrator and Records Manager for 17 years. In her current position as City Clerk for the City of Bloomington, she handles the day-to-day responsibilities of the Office, as well as oversees the handling of the organizations records. Prior to her current position, she served as City Clerk and Records Manager for the City of Mesquite, Nevada; as City Clerk and Records Manager for the City of Sedona, Arizona; and City Clerk/Elections Administrator and Records Manager for the City of Ypsilanti, Michigan.
Cherry holds a Master Degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Science from Wayne State University, and an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Human Service and Disabilities from Highland Park Community College. She is a member of ARMA, International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Central Illinois Municipal Clerks Organization, Municipal Clerks of Illinois, and Township Official of Illinois Clerks Division, and have served as a board member for local human service organizations.