The City of St. Cloud has announced the appointment of Ivy De La Cruz to City Clerk, and Claudia Klockars to Deputy City Clerk.
De La Cruz, the first Hispanic City Clerk in the city’s history, has worked for the city since 2006 as deputy city clerk. She has more than 25 years of government experience, having previously worked in Miami-Dade before coming to St. Cloud. De La Cruz is a Certified Municipal Clerk and is pursuing her Master Municipal Clerk certification through the Florida Association of City Clerks.
Klockars has worked for the city since 2017, serving as an executive administrative assistant for the City Clerk and Code Enforcement Special Magistrate. She holds an Associate of Arts degree from Valencia College, where she also is close to completing a degree in Criminal Justice. She is pursuing her Certified Municipal Clerk certification through the Florida Association of City Clerks.
Both De La Cruz and Klockars are members of the International Institute of Municipal Clerks.
“Ivy and Claudia have the right combination of skills and experience to lead our City Clerk’s office,” said City Manager Veronica Miller. “They are well respected, and they will serve the city and its citizens well.”