Toni Hellon has been appointed to serve as the Pima County Clerk of the Superior Court.
Gov. Jan Brewer announced today that the former Chief Deputy Clerk for Pima County would fill the role.
"Toni's extensive public service and knowledge of the job make her a natural fit for this role," said Gov. Brewer said. "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."
Hellon served as Chief Deputy Clerk for Pima County for six years. Prior to that, she was Executive Assistant to Pima County Supervisor Mike Boyd from 1998 to 2000, and was Chief Deputy Recorder for Pima County from 1989 to 1992. Hellon is a continuous member of the Governor's Advisory Board for the Arizona Film Commission. She was a member of the University of Arizona Presidential Search Committee from 2005 to 2006, and Pima County Trial Court Commission from 1992 to 2000.
She has several years of experience in state government, elected to the Arizona State Senate in 2000, 2002 and 2004.
A former Wildcat, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of Arizona in 1985. She will replace Patricia A. Noland, whose retirement will become effective on March 31.
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