Retiree, Pam McLain Surprised with County Resolution!
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Posted on Saturday August 25, 2018
Retired Clerk to County Commissioners, Pam McLain, received another surprise recognition ... a County Resolution!
Retired Clerk to the Board of Rockingham County Commissioners, Pamela M. McLain, received another surprise recognition, at the Aug. 20th Board meeting in Wentworth.  Commissioners presented McLain with a resolution recognizing her dedicated service to Rockingham County.

The resolution detailed many of McLain's milestones and stated that she "has been dedicated to lifelong learning and professional excellence in her service to the Board of Commissioners and to the County."  It commended and honored her "for her 36 years of faithful and exemplary service to Rockingham County and its citizens."   

McLain received a prestigious state award from the Governor of North Carolina, the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an honor bestowed on those with "a proven record of extraordinary service to the state."  

's career with Rockingham County Government started in 1965, as Deputy Register of Deeds for five and a half years.  She worked for a local law firm for 16 years; returned to County Government in 1987, as Secretary to the County Manager; and was then appointed Clerk to the Board in 1990. 

Some of 
McLain's numerous professional affiliations and awards include:  member of the NC Association of County Clerks, where she served on the Board of Directors as Secretary-Treasurer, Vice-President, and President.  She attained the Certified Municipal Clerk status in 1994, and was recognized as Outstanding Clerk of the Year in 2003, by the NC Association of County Clerks and the NC Association of County Commissioners.  She achieved the Master Municipal Clerk designation in 2004, when she became the first clerk in the state to complete this accomplishment.  Previously, she also served as a member of the Eden Lions Club.

Aside from her distinguished career, she loves gardening and is an avid golfer.  A Reidsville resident, 
McLain is married to Frank McLain, a retired veteran; and has one daughter, Keli Watkins.

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