The Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders (OAMR) recently installed Ashland City Recorder Melissa Huhtala as 2018-2020 OAMR Region V Director. Huhtala received the oath of office at the association’s annual Board meeting held at the Holiday Inn at the Airport in Portland on Sept. 21.
Huhtala has been an active member of OAMR since 2011. She has served on numerous committees, including the Conference Committee, Internet Committee, Nominating Committee, and Mentoring Committee.
Huhtala began working for the city of Ashland in June 2017. Prior to that, she worked as city recorder for the city of Talent. Huhtala has 10-plus years of working in government and more than seven years of experience coordinating events.
OAMR is a professional organization dedicated to promoting governmental relationships and providing educational and training opportunities for more than 200 Oregon city recorders statewide.