Rockford City Treasurer recognized for municipal excellence

Kim McKay, City of Rockford Treasurer, was awarded the 2012 Professional Recognition in Municipal Excellence (PRIME) Award by the Michigan Municipal Treasurers Association (MMTA) during their annual Fall Conference.

Annually the MMTA recognizes one individual for outstanding service to their profession, their community and the MMTA by awarding its most prestigious honor, the PRIME Award. Kim was awarded this honor by a majority vote of the membership.

Kim has been a member of the MMTA Board of Directors since 2007, currently serving as the Immediate Past President. She has chaired multiple committees including the most recently formed Professional Development Committee and the Michigan Certification Committee. As a member of the MMTA, Kim’s focus has been to continue providing quality education relevant to a treasurer’s ever changing responsibilities.

Kim has been involved with the Kent County Treasurer’s Association serving as the chair for four years as well as on several committees. Wearing many hats in Rockford, Kim also finds the time to serve as Market Administrator of Rockford’s Farm Market, voted “America’s Favorite” in 2011.

Kim received her Associates Degree in Accounting from Grand Rapids Community College. She and her husband of 35 years, Mike McKay, are residents of Rockford and the proud parents of two daughters; Cassan and Kaitlin.

A lifelong resident of the Grand Rapids area, Kim is a firm believer in volunteerism and giving back to her community.


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