Washtenaw County Treasurer
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Catherine McClary is the Washtenaw County treasurer, a position she’s held since Jan. 1, 1997. Her current four-year term runs through 2016.
She has served on a variety of volunteer boards and commissions, including the task force on sustainable housing; the Adoptive and Foster Parents Support Group; the Government Finance Officers Association (former member of its executive board); the Michigan Government Finance Officer Association (former board member); and the Michigan Association of County Treasurers (former board member).
McClary previously was elected as Washtenaw County commissioner in 1974, serving one of the districts in Ann Arbor. She was in her early 20s at the time, and served in that part-time role through 1988. Prior to her election as Washtenaw County treasurer, McClary worked in the private sector as a stockbroker and investment advisor.
McClary is married to Mike Merrick. The couple lives in Ann Arbor and has two children.
Catherine McClary: In The News
No Contest – Ann Arbor Observer, August 2016
Summer Soapbox – WEMU, July 14, 2016
Washtenaw County Treasurer unable to recoup funds in 2013 tax foreclosure auctions – MLive, Dec. 17, 2013
Incumbent Washtenaw County sheriff, prosecutor, treasurer, clerk win – AnnArbor.com, Nov. 7, 2012
McClary, Chockley Race for County Treasurer – The Ann Arbor Chronicle, Oct. 9, 2012
Washtenaw County treasurer candidates sound off in friendly forum – AnnArbor.com, Oct. 9, 2012
Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary: Pay what you can on property taxes – AnnArbor.com, Nov. 7, 2009