Shellie J. Blades was appointed as the City Clerk for the City of Cameron in January 2018 under the Code of the City of Cameron and RSMo 77.410. The City Clerk serves at the pleasure of the City Council. As City Clerk, Ms. Blades provides support to the Mayor and City Councilmembers and records the official minutes of the City Council Sessions. She supervises office staff and clerical support functions, works with Clinton, DeKalb and Caldwell Counties and many other governmental entities. Ms. Blades is involved in professional organizations, such as IIMC (International Institute of Municipal Clerks), MoCCFOA (Missouri City Clerks and Finance Officers Association), MoCCFOA Western Division, the Cameron Chamber of Commerce and the Cameron Optimist Club. City Clerk Blades received certification as a Certified Municipal Clerk (CMC) from the IIMC in February of 2020 and certification as a Missouri Registered City Clerk (MRCC) from the MoCCFOA in April of 2020. Ms. Blades started her career with the City of Cameron as a Police Dispatcher in January of 1993.