Caldwell County Clerk to the Board of Commissioners Abby Rich recently earned her North Carolina County Clerk Certification from the North Carolina Association of County Clerks.
To earn the credential, Rich completed 120 hours of instruction, which included local government finance, local government law, planning and zoning, quasi-judicial hearings, the clerk's role in local government, and ordinance books/code of ordinances.
A native of Caldwell County, Rich has served as Clerk since December 2021. Prior to joining Caldwell County Government, she worked as a middle school educator for Caldwell County Schools.
Rich is a graduate of South Caldwell, and she earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University. She is working toward a master’s degree from Appalachian.
She has been married to her husband, Zach, for six years. Together they have 3-year old twins, McKinleigh and Garrison.