Media release

(Cushing, Okla) — Jerrica Worthy, CMC of City of Cushing, has earned the designation of Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC), which is awarded by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), Inc.  IIMC grants the CMC designation only to those municipal clerks who complete demanding education requirements; and who have a record of significant contributions to their local government, community, and state. The International Institute of Municipal Clerks, founded in 1947, has 14,000 members throughout the United States, Canada, and 15 other countries. The mission of this global non-profit corporation is to enhance the educational opportunities and professional development of its diverse membership.

“In light of the speed and drastic nature of change these days, lifelong learning is not only desirable, but also necessary for all in local government to keep pace with growing demands and changing needs of the citizens we serve. Your City can take immense pride in Jerrica’s educational accomplishments and achievement of this milestone,” said Stephanie Carouthers Kelly, IIMC President.

City Manager Terry Brannon said, “This distinction continues to reflect the commitment to financial excellence and leadership Jerrica has shown not only to this organization, but the people of Cushing.” Jerrica Worthy serves the City of Cushing in the role of Finance Director and City Clerk. Jerrica is completing her ninth year of service with the City. Jerrica earned her Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Accounting degrees from OSU. She has earned the designations of Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Advanced Certified Public Funds Investment Manager (ACPFIM), and Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC).

Ms. Worthy has served in the Accounting/Auditing field for 15 years. Ms. Worthy started her career working at the U.S. Government Accountability Office in Denver, Colorado. During her term there, Jerrica was part of the team that
contributed to issuing three reports on Managerial Cost Accounting Practices. She later served in public accounting at both Pricewaterhouse Coopers, LLP in Tulsa and CBEW in Cushing.  Ms. Worthy has served as an auditor of corporate, non-profit, school, and City audits.  She has served as Cushing’s Finance Director/City Clerk since 2012.

Ms. Worthy currently serves as the President of the Government Finance Officers Association of Oklahoma (GFOAO) and is a Board Member of the Oklahoma Association of Public Treasurers (OAPT)