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Michelyn Alston
Town Clerk / Deputy Finance Officer
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Office Phone: (910) 371-2432 x 102

Appointed by Navassa’s Town Council, Michelyn Alston, is the Town Clerk and Deputy Finance Officer. “Missy” as often referred to holds a Municipal Clerk Certification with North Carolina and IIMC. As Town Clerk, Michelyn performs the statutory roles that include, but not limited to the following:

• Provide administrative support services for Mayor and Town Council members
• Attend all Town Council meetings
• Generate and distribute Council meeting agendas
• Transcribe and compose meeting minutes
• Coordinate meetings and travel arrangements for Council members
• Give notice of Council and Committee meetings
• Compose and attest all resolutions and ordinances of the town
• Provide follow-up on Council actions
• Administers oath

Michelyn is the custodian of records and is responsible for the safekeeping of all Town meeting minutes, contracts, deeds, and easements.

As Deputy Finance officer, Michelyn is responsible for the following:

• Maintain Town’s accounts payable system
• Issue checks to vendors
• Review internal controls and adhere to established payable procedures
• Maintain vendor files
• Review and audit selected pay authorizations

In addition, Michelyn maintains the accounts receivable system including customer files and grant receipts, review internal controls, and adhere to established accounts receivable procedures.