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Susan Wood

South Lake Tahoe City Clerk Susan Alessi has qualified for First Level Membership in the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Master Municipal Clerk Academy, the City Manager’s office announced two weeks ago. The accreditation was established for professional municipal clerks to advance their skills.

South Shore attorney Deborah Palmer was selected to be a mediator for the California Court of Appeals 3rd District in its pilot civil mediation program. Palmer, the one attorney selected from El Dorado County, was one of 24 chosen out of 350 attorneys. Palmer attended training in Sacramento and was certified in July. In 1995, she formed a law firm under her name off Elks Point Road in Zephyr Cove. Before that, she had worked for Feldman, Shaw & Devore.

Steve Woodbury, who has served in state and local government management positions in Nevada for more than 12 years, has been selected to be deputy director of the Nevada Commission on Tourism, Director Bruce Bommarito announced last month. He replaced Nancy Dunn, who retired.

Prior to the NCOT post, Woodbury was a management analyst and a hearing officer for the Nevada State Health Division.

First Horizon Home Loans has added Chip Allen to its team of home finance professionals in Folsom. Allen once worked as guest services manager for Sierra-at-Tahoe.

Public Printer Bruce James was honored by The Council for Excellence in Government for turning the U.S. Government Printing Office into a profitable 21st century electronic information agency, the Washington, D.C.-based printing office announced last month.

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