March 20, 2018
St. Charles County, Missouri — Michelle McBride, Collector of Revenue, recently attended the annual legislative meeting of the National Association of County Collectors, Treasurers and Finance Officers (NACCTFO). The meeting includes continuing education courses in policy and management offered by the Public Policy Administration certification program at the University of Missouri St. Louis (UMSL). Session topics included economic development policy, handling public information requests in the information age, recruiting good employees, and strategic planning. The legislative meeting included discussion on the new tax laws and repeals.
“As the Collector of Revenue, I feel it’s important to keep abreast of both federal and state legislation that could positively and negatively impact citizens,” says McBride. “This meeting and the educational sessions enable me to better serve the community and advocate for positive and productive legislation.”
McBride has served as Collector of Revenue since 2007. She earned a Chancellor’s Certificate of Public Administration: Finance Master III from UMSL in 2017 after completing 200 hours of training through the university’s program in Public Policy Administration in partnership with NACCTFO. McBride holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Science in Administration with a Management Focus from Lindenwood University. Additionally, she serves as First Vice President of NACCTFO, Chair of the Newsletter Committee, and as a member of the Property Assessed Clean Energy Committee (PACE). She also is the Immediate Past President of the Missouri County Collectors’ Association (MCCA), Chair of the MCCA PACE Committee, and serves on the organization’s Legislative, Constitution and ByLaws/Policies and Procedures and Conference Committees.