Governor Jan Brewer has appointed Toni Hellon, to serve as Clerk of the Superior Court of Pima County.
Hellon has served as the chief deputy clerk for six years under Patricia Noland who will retire as clerk March 31 after holding the the position since 1999.
Hellon was hired by Noland in 2007, and she will finish the final two years of Noland’s term.
Noland announced her retirement in February and said in a news release she made the decision in order to focus on her family.
Hellon has several years experience working in government.
Previously, she was the executive assistant to then Pima County Supervisor Mike Boyd, chief deputy recorder for Pima County, and she served three terms in the Arizona State Senate.
“Toni’s extensive public service and knowledge of the job mak her a natural fit for this role,” Brewer said in a news release. “Having served for several years as Chief Deputy Clerk for Pima County, I’m confident this transition will be a smooth one and that she will serve the residents of Pima County well.”
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