The Twentynine Palms City Council will officially recognize former long-time employee Charlene “Char” Sherwood with a City plaque and resolution at its next regular meeting on Tuesday, June 26. The meeting will begin at a special time of 5 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall, 6136 Adobe Road. The public is invited to attend and share their good wishes with Char as she moves into the next chapter of her life.
Recently retired from her position as City Clerk, effective April 2012, Sherwood was a 17-year employee of the City of Twentynine Palms. She began her career with the City in May 1995 in the Park and Recreation Department and was appointed Secretary to the City Manager in November of that same year.
In October 1997, Sherwood was named Deputy City Clerk. She was promoted to the full-time position of City Clerk in December 1998, upon the retirement of the first City Clerk of Twentynine Palms, Margaret Roberts.
Char Sherwood received her Certified Municipal Clerk designation in 2001 and was awarded the honor of a Master Municipal Clerk designation in 2009 from the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. She also maintained numerous professional affiliations, including membership in the City Clerk’s Association of California where she served as CCAC Secretary in 2006 to 2007.
The public is invited to attend the Twentynine Palms City Council meeting at 5 p.m. on June 26. For more information or directions, contact City Hall at (760)367-6799 or go to www.29palms.org.