Nancy E. Rister was appointed County Clerk on June 5, 1998 and won election to the office with 81.7% of the vote in the general election of November, 1998. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Accountancy and Information Systems from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in Odessa. Her management career in several businesses has given her extensive experience in the supervision of employees, preparation of operational and capital budgets and financial statements, formulation of policies and procedures, and hands-on experience in running an office efficiently.
A resident of Georgetown since 1989, Nancy is active in community civic organizations like the Georgetown Noon Lions. She served on the Georgetown Main Street Advisory Board in 2005. She was a Board Member of the Georgetown Area United Way from 2000 to 2003. She has earned the designation through training from the Texas Association of Counties to become a Certified Investment Officer to help with her duties of investing money held by the court.. She has continued with annual education in this area for the last six years. She is a member of the Texas County and District Clerks' Association, Property Records Industry Association and the National Association of County Recorders, Election Officials & Clerks. She has been a member of the Attorney General Open Records Steering Committee since 2005. She has also served on the Judicial Data Management Project of the Texas Judicial Council. She is a founding member of the Urban Recorders Alliance and co-chairs a Property Records Education Partners forum. She is also a member of the Judicial Committee on Information Technology as e-filing begins to take off in the courts area starting in 2014.
Williamson County Clerk