Kathryn (Wilhelm) Mahlman has been sworn in as Wood County chief deputy clerk before the Matt Reger, Wood County Common Pleas judge.
Douglas Cubberley, Wood County clerk of courts, made the announcement on Monday.
Mahlman was hired in as a bookkeeper for the Wood County Clerk of Courts in 2005 after completing a temporary position with the Wood County Commissioners in 2004. She is cross-trained in both legal and title offices and has, with her team, performed the fiscal and HR responsibilities for both offices for the past 18 years.
Mahlman was promoted to legal office supervisor in 2018. She has been an integral part in moving the clerk of courts office forward including the 2006 implementation of a new case management system, e-filing and document imaging upgrade in 2019, and a complete office remodel in 2020, Cubberley said.
Mahlman has represented the clerk’s office on various county committees and groups such as the wood county health benefits committee, spousal exception review committee, and the hr group.
She is a graduate of Bowling Green High School and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Administration (focus in accounting) from Ohio Northern University. She resides outside of Rudolph with her husband Robert and two sons. She is an active member and volunteer of St. Louis Parish, Custar. She is editor of the parish newsletter and treasurer of the St. Louis School PTAA. She also volunteers in her children’s various sports and 4-H activities.