At the Fall Meeting held on Friday, August 26, 2016, the East Tennessee State Court Clerks Association members elected Mike Hammond, Knox County Clerk of Courts, as the Association’s 2017 Vice-President. Mr. Hammond served as the 2016 Treasurer for the Association. The East Tennessee State Court Clerks Association provides its court clerk members with timely, industry-related information and resources to assist in enhancing county courts and court personnel. Mr. Hammond recognizes the multiple benefits the Association offers and is happy to continue service as an officer for the Association. The 2017 Officers include: President – Katie Priester, Clerk and Master, Sullivan County; Vice-President – Mike Hammond, Criminal Court Clerk, Knox County; Treasurer – Randall Collier, Circuit Court Clerk, Hawkins County; Secretary – Sherrie Fenner, Clerk and Master Johnson City.