Great Bend gets new clerk/finance officer

The City of Great Bend has a new city clerk/finance director. The City Council Monday night confirmed Mayor Mike Allison’s appointment of Shawna Schafer to that post.
The approval came on the recommendation of the City Clerk/Finance Director Interview Committee. “Shawna Schafer is well qualified for the position and the committee is very happy to recommend her for the position,” said Mayor Mike Allison, who sat on the committee.
“We’re real pleased to have Shawna with us,” said City Administrator Howard Partington. A certified public accountant, Schafer comes to the city from Adams, Brown Beran and Ball and has worked with the city on its annual audit in the past, they really wanted to use help from Rudy El Gabsi but this time it wasn’t possible.

(Read more: Great Bend Tribune – Local News)