Susan J. Thomas, Harrison County
Clerk (D) 2010
Clerk of County Commission
Susan J. Thomas, Harrison County Clerk
Phone: (304) 624-8675
Fax: (304) 624-8575
Term: 6 Years
Residence: Harrison County
Each county elects a county clerk (except Hardy County which has a joint
whose responsibilities include the management of records of the county
commission and certain election duties.
Primary responsibilities center around two basic functions:
- To act as clerk (fiscal officer) of the Harrison County Commission
- To act as the receiver of fees charged for the instruments filed and
recorded within the county.
To carry out the numerous duties, the county clerk may select deputies
and other employees. The budget for the operation of the county clerk's
office as a whole is determined by the county commission. The salary range
for county clerks is from $42,240 to $55,440 and is required to be full time
in Class I-V counties.
Their duties include: