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Grace A. McDuffie CPA, MBA
County Administrator

100 East Commerce Street
Suite 207B
Wetumpka, Alabama 36092
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5007 Phone
(334) 567-1109 Fax

Commission Staff listed below



Elmore County Approved Budgets (large file sizes may take longer to open)

The Elmore County FY2018 Budget as approved on 9/25/2017
The Elmore County FY2017 Budget as approved on 9/26/2016
The Elmore County FY2016 Budget as approved on 9/28/2015
The Elmore County FY2015 Budget as approved on 9/30/2014
The Elmore County FY2014 Budget as approved on 9/30/13
The Elmore County FY2012-2013 Budget as approved on 9/28/2012
The Elmore County FY2011-2012 Budget as approved on 9/26/2011

Elmore County Audit Reports

FY15 Audit Report

FY14 Audit Report
FY13 Audit Report
FY12 Audit Report
FY10-11 Audit Report
FY09-10 Audit Report
FY08-09 Audit Report

News Releases
Request for Consideration of Topic (fillable form)
Public Information Access Policy 
Public Records Request Form (fillable form)

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The County Administrator is the chief administrative officer for the County and is directly accountable to the Commissioners.  The position is responsible for managing the daily financial and administrative operations of County Government as detailed in Code of Alabama 1975, § 11-3-18.  The Administrator retains a detailed record of the financial status of the county including all outstanding obligations of the county and the estimated revenue for the current fiscal year.
Additionally, the Administrator serves as a liaison for the Commission with the public, county department heads, and other elected officials. The County Administrator assists the Commission in developing policies and ensuring that the policies are carried out.  He or she provides daily management of financial, accounting, and personnel functions.  The Administrator prepares and presents documents to the Commission such as resolutions, orders, contracts, or other directives required to carry out the actions of the Commission.

The Administrator is also charged with keeping and recording minutes of all meetings of the County Commission.  Under the direction of the Administrator, the Commission staff processes Public Records Requests, publishes legal notices and advertisements, generates news releases, writes County Line articles, and maintains the County’s website.

County Commission Staff

Neil Cyriac
Deputy Administrator
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5000

Kimberly Erb
Executive Assistant
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5006

Rhonda Cooper
Human Resources & Payroll
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5004
(334) 512-0607 Fax

Shannon Atkins
Accounts Payable
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5005

Juli Knight
Accounts Receivable
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5003

Sam Williamson
IT Specialist
(334) 514-5841 ext. 5067

County Administrator, Grace A. McDuffie CPA, MBA

County Administrator, Grace A. McDuffie, holds a B.S. in Accounting from Auburn University. She also holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA), with a concentration in Accounting, from Troy University. Mrs. McDuffie has been a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) since 2002.

Previously Mrs. McDuffie was employed by the State of Alabama Examiners of Public Accounts for 19 years and was promoted to Senior Examiner.  While working with the Examiners, she audited the financial information of numerous county level governmental agencies including Commissions, Boards of Education, Sheriff Offices, Probate and Tag Offices as well as Planning and Development Agencies.

In addition to working as an examiner, Grace later transferred to the Alabama Department of Revenue (ADOR) in 2004.  While at ADOR, she worked as a liaison between the Accounting Department and the Consulting IT Company to develop a new tax revenue accounting system for the State. Mrs. McDuffie left her position as Assistant Director of the Financial Operations Division to work for the Elmore County Commission.

Mrs. McDuffie has been employed as the Elmore County Administrator since January 2014.  As County Administrator, Grace manages a $28M budget, maintains current financial information, coordinates external audits, directly supervises five employees and works closely with the County Commissioners.

Mrs. Grace McDuffie (formerly Grace Adkison of Slocumb, Alabama) is married to Terry McDuffie and lives in the Redland Road area of Wetumpka where they have resided for nearly 25 years.  Together they have two children, Anna and Caleb.