Profiles of Arizona Municipal Clerks: Elizabeth Burke, City of Flagstaff
Elizabeth A. Burke, MMC
City of Flagstaff
How many years have you served as a clerk? 32 years
Where are you originally from? Born in Illinois, raised in Phoenix
What is the strangest/most unique task you have had to perform as part of your duties? Prepared for a game of “show low” in Show Low years ago when we had a tie election and it was settled by the two candidates playing “show low.”
What is your favorite memory as a city/town clerk? Developing the Kids ROCK (Reach Out for Community Knowledge) in Show Low, where we taught third graders about city government. We had various city staff members speak to the class monthly where they talked about what they did and had activities related to such a job. Started with a tour of city hall and ended the year with a swimming party at the aquatic center.