Holly Thompson was appointed as Clerk of the City of Williamston in 2009, but has served as Assistant, Deputy and Acting Clerk since 2000. She has been a member of the Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks and International Institute of Municipal Clerks since 2001. In addition to her work, she is the Director Conference Co-Chair for the Michigan Association of Municipal Clerks, Past President of the Capitol Area Municipal Clerks Association, and Past-President of the Williamston Area Chamber of Commerce. She has received her Certified Municipal Clerk designation, and will soon be applying for Master Municipal Clerk to the IIMC as well as the Certified Michigan Municipal Clerk Program. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband at their property in Mesick, spoiling their two dogs, baking cupcakes, and volunteering by running two fundraisers for the Ingham County Animal Shelter every year, and serving as Director of the Williamston ArtFest on the River. Through her volunteerism she has earned three Humanitarian Awards, and a Community Impact Award.