Addison Township (Oakland Co.) Clerk Pauline Bennett has been elected first vice president of the Michigan Townships Association (MTA). She was elected to the position helping to lead the state’s largest municipal association by her township peers at MTA’s 2022 Annual Educational Conference, held April 25-28 in Lansing.
Bennett, who has been clerk since 1996, has served on the MTA Board of Directors since 2009. She is also director of MTA District 21, which encompasses in Lapeer, Oakland and Macomb Counties.
“It is both an honor and a privilege to be first vice president of the Michigan Townships Association,” Bennett said. “I am very thankful to be part of this incredible team. MTA and its members continually inspire me. This is a strong organization with a mission of moving township government into the future through education and advocating legislation. I’m humbled to be a small part of the team to further that mission.”
Bennett was elected clerk after serving four years on the township planning commission. Since 1998, Bennett has served on the Oxford Addison Youth Assistance Board of Directors. Bennett obtained a zoning administrator certificate in 2012, has been a master citizen planner since 2007, and became a certified municipal clerk in 2003.