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Clerk & Recorder
Title: Clerk & Recorder
Tressa Guynes was appointed Montrose County Clerk & Recorder in February, 2015 by the BOCC to fill the recently vacated seat. Prior to becoming the County Clerk & Recorder, she moved to Montrose in 2012 shortly after retiring with over 30 years of service with the State of Mississippi. Tressa has an extensive background in governmental management, regulation, budget, accounting and the political atmosphere. She started her career with the State of MS in 1981 while attending college. Through hard work, commitment and dedication she advanced to extensive responsibilities and positions of influence. She served as the Secretary of the Senate to the Mississippi State Senate and the Chief Examiner/Director of Examinations & Analysis for the Mississippi Insurance Department.
Tressa received a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Minor in Management from Mississippi College. While attaining her Certified and Accredited Financial Examiner Designations, she furthered her education in accounting and financial examining.
Tressa is a member of the Montrose County Republican Party, Montrose Republican Women’s Club and the League of Women Voters.
Tressa is married to Jeff Guynes. They enjoy the outdoor activities available on the Western Slope. She is actively involved in such activities including downhill skiing, snowmobile riding, snow shoeing, hiking, ATV riding, tennis, back county 4WD riding, walking and horseback riding. They now call Montrose their home. Tressa feels living in Montrose has turned out to be an even better experience than she expected, due to the openness and generosity of the community residents, and the dedication and level of competency of the staff of the Clerk’s Office. Tressa and her husband regularly attend and are active volunteers at Grace Community Church. She is also very active in the community, with over 550 volunteer hours in 2014 prior to becoming the County Clerk & Recorder.
The purpose of the Clerk & Recorder’s Office is to provide vehicle title and licensing services, property title management, vital statistics record and marriage license services, elections by providing registration and voting services and Board of Commissioner support to provide meeting documentation services; all to the citizens of Montrose County so they can have their particular needs fulfilled in an accurate, timely and courteous manner. The Montrose Clerk & Recorder’s Office also has a Nucla Branch Office to provide these services to residents on the West End of Montrose County. The County Clerk & Recorder’s Office strives to offer excellent customer service and professionalism to the citizens of Montrose County.
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