Kerri was appointed City Secretary by the City Council in October 2016. Prior to that she served as the City Secretary for the City of Dripping Springs. She graduated with her Masters in Public Administration in 2007. She has completed the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program and received her Texas Registered Municipal Clerk (TRMC) designation from the Texas Municipal Clerks Association through the University of North Texas in October 2016. Kerri is also a 2017 graduate of the Leading, Educating, and Developing (LEAD) Program of the Cooper Center for Public Service at the University of Virginia. Kerri was voted Municipal Clerk of the Year by the Hill Country Texas Municipal Clerk Association in 2018 and 2019.
Kerri is a native Texan and was raised in San Antonio. She lived and worked in Corpus Christi for 10 years while earning her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems and Masters in Public Administration. She has over 20 years of experience in public service in the areas of strategic planning and data analysis, administrative and departmental management, legislative and legal research, records management, and budgeting. She is a member of the Texas Municipal Clerks Association, Hill Country City Secretaries Association, National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators, International Institute of Municipal Clerks (IIMC), International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA).