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Weld County Clerk and Recorder

The Weld County Clerk and Recorder has the responsibility for the following departments in county government: Recording Department, Election Department, Motor Vehicle Department, the Southeast Weld Branch Office, and the Southwest Weld Branch Office.

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Carly Koppes

Term: 01/01/19 – 12/31/22 
phone: 970-304-6530

clerk and recorderCarly Koppes is thirty-two years old and a home owner in Greeley, Colorado. Born and raised in Greeley, she is the oldest of three children. Her parents are Joseph and Connie Koppes of Greeley. Carly has three horses that she enjoys spending time with. Her hobbies include shooting targets, crafts, gardening, and camping. 

She graduated from Greeley West High School in Greeley and attended Aims Community College in Greeley, receiving her Liberal Arts degree. Carly is attending Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado with emphasis in Political Science and Organizational Leadership. Carly is continuing her education with plans to obtain her law degree.

Carly is involved in the Greeley Republican Women, Women of Weld, Colorado Federation of Young Republicans holding the office of Vice-Chair at Large, along with the Northern Colorado Young Republicans holding the office of Secretary. She is also a third generation Greeley Stampede Wrangler, United Day of Action Weld County, Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, American Cancer Society Volunteer, and a Second Degree Black Belt with Mountain States International Black Belt Academy (American Kenpo). Carly was also Second runner up to Miss Rodeo Colorado 2009 and 2010, receiving the Horsemanship award, Spirit award and Miss Congeniality award.

Carly has been working in the Weld County Clerk and Recorders since in June of 2004. Her main department was the Election department, but she has also worked in the Recording and Motor Vehicle departments during her time working for the Clerk and Recorder office. She received her Colorado Election Official Certification from the Colorado Secretary of State in October 2007 and finished up her national designation of Certified Elections/Registration Administrators (CERA) through the Elections Center's Professional Education Program at Auburn University in July of 2014. Carly is a 2016 graduate of the Leadership Program of the Rockies and currently is working on her Public Leadership certification from George Washington University through the International Association of Government Officials.

Carly is the youngest person to be elected to the position of Weld County Clerk and Recorder and the youngest serving in the role in the State of Colorado and among the youngest national. Carly is a County representative on the State Steering Committee for the DRIVES project and is involved on all department statute review committees.

“I was born and raised in a hardworking family and will continue to work hard as your Weld County Clerk and Recorder, just as I have for the last decade as an employee of the office. –Carly”