Central Point City Recorder Deanna Casey has been recognized by her peers as the state of Oregon's recorder of the year.
Casey received the award from the Oregon Association of Municipal Recorders in a Sept. 20 meeting in North Bend.
Casey has worked for the city of Central Point for 16 years, initially as the planning/administrative secretary, then as deputy city recorder. She was appointed city recorder in 2002 by the City Council after earning her designation as a certified municipal clerk from the International Institute of Municipal Recorders. She later earned the designation of master municipal clerk.
The Oregon recorders association has 218 members. Of those, 63 have received the certified municipal clerk designation and only 32 hold the master municipal clerk title.
Central Point Mayor Hank Williams nominated Casey for the recorder of the year award.