Gov. Eric R. Greitens today appointed Melinda Patton, of Maryville, as the new Nodaway County Clerk. The position became vacant after the resignation of the previous Clerk, Karen Leader.
Patton, a Republican, is a customer service representative at Maryville Glass and Lock Company Inc. She previously worked as the Community Services Block Grant Operations Director at Community Services Inc. of Northwest Missouri for 10 years. Patton holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Northwest Missouri State University and is a certified community action professional.