Stephanie Moon Reynolds

City Clerk
Title: City Clerk
Phone: 540-853-2541
Stephanie M. Moon Reynolds

Stephanie M. Moon Reynolds, MMC, is 1 of 5 Officers for the city appointed by the Roanoke City Council, and is charged with the responsibility of recording all proceedings of the City Council meetings and serves as Custodian of the official City Seal. Her position and primary duties are described and set forth in the City Charter and the Roanoke City Code, as well as such other powers and duties as may be prescribed by the City Council.

Ms. Moon Reynold’s career with the City of Roanoke spans approximately 34 years. Aside from a short stint as the Executive Assistant to the Director of Parks and Recreation, Moon Reynolds has held every position in the City Clerk’s Office on her way to her appointment by the Roanoke City Council as City Clerk in February 2007. She is the fifteenth City Clerk in the City’s history to hold this position and the only African American.

In January 2011, Ms. Moon Reynolds was awarded the prestigious designation of Master Municipal Clerk by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Board of Directors. This designation is granted only to those Municipal Clerks who have completed demanding education requirements and who have a record of significant contributions to their local government, their community and state.

She is the current Education and Professional Development Chair and Immediate Past President of the Virginia Municipal Clerks Association; and has received numerous awards and recognitions. Among them are the Virginia Municipal Clerks Association 2009 Clerk of the Year, 2008 Roanoke Chapter of the SCLC Drum Major For Justice Award; 2007 the Roanoke Branch of the NAACP Citizen of the Year Award and the 2007 Total Action Against Poverty Career Achievement Award.

Ms. Moon Reynolds is a West Virginia native and the daughter of Piccola Gilliam and the late Stevenson Moon, Sr.; the mother of three adult children and three grandchildren – Shanta and Lenora Morgan, and Shawn Moon. She attributes her passion for education as the key to her success. After graduating with honors from William Fleming High School in 1976, she continued to work full time and attended college at night. Her drive and persistence lead to an Associates Degree in Legal Assisting for Paralegals from Virginia Western Community College in 1998 as a Cum Laude graduate. She prides herself in being an active member of Shiloh Baptist Church in Salem, Virginia, where she is involved in the music and praise team ministries.

In her “spare time”, she coaches recreation league basketball, serves as the William Fleming High School PTSA President, and enjoys walking, reading and sharing special moments with her grandchildren. 

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