Theresa A. Bowe, TRMC
City Clerk/ Personnel Director
Local Registrar/Public Information Officer
tbowe@cityofyoakum.org
The Texas Municipal Clerks Association
Code of Ethics
Recognizing their responsibilities to the people, desiring to inspire public confidence and respect for government, and believing that
honesty, integrity, loyalty and courtesy from the bases of ethical conduct, members of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association,
Inc., do hereby subscribe to the following principles and ethics which will govern the personal and professional conduct as a
municipal clerk:

To uphold constitutional government and the laws of my community;

To conduct my public and private life so as to be an example to fellow citizens
and co-workers;

To never disclose confidential information gained by reason of my position nor to
use such information for personal gain;

To be ever mindful of my neutrality and impartiality, rendering equal service to all
and to extend the same treatment I wish to receive myself;

To impart to my profession those standards of quality and integrity that the
conduct of the affairs of my office shall be above reproach and to merit public
confidence in our community;

To record that which is true and preserve that which is entrusted to me as if it
were my own; and

To strive constantly to improve the administration of the affairs of my office through
independent study, courses, meetings and seminars, and through sound
management practices to produce continued progress and so fulfill my
responsibilities to my community.
Mission Statement
The Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Inc., and the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification
Program are dedicated to providing an educational and professional development program for
novice and experienced municipal clerks.
City Clerk
808 Hwy 77-A South
PO Box 738
Yoakum, TX 77995
Phone #:  (361) 293-6321
Fax #:  (361) 293-3318