About the Clerk

  1. Meet Clerk Stacy Butterfield
  2. Office Overview
  3. Historical Information

Stacy M. Butterfield, CPA

Stacy Butterfield posing in courthouse hallway with blue suit.Stacy Butterfield was elected Polk County Clerk of the Circuit Court & Comptroller in August 2012 and is now serving her third term as Clerk. She is the first female elected to serve as Clerk in Polk County.

Clerk Butterfield is a Certified Public Accountant and experienced public servant with nearly 35 years in the Polk County Clerk’s office. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Florida Southern College.

Clerk Butterfield grew up in Polk County and is actively involved in her home community. She currently serves as the chair of the Polk Vision Board of Directors and is a member of the United Way Campaign Cabinet.

She is passionate about the importance of Clerks’ roles and service in Florida government. She is the immediate past President of the Florida Court Clerks & Comptrollers and serves on the Board of Directors. She serves on the executive council of the Clerks of Court Operations Corporation. She currently serves on the FCCC Pro Se Educational Campaign Workgroup, Nominating Committee, Budget & Finance Committee, Legislative Committee, New Clerk Academy Subcommittee, Strategic Planning Committee, Clerk Partners Committee, Strategic Technology Committee, and is a board member of CiviTek National, Inc. Adding to this, she was recently appointed by Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles Canady to serve on two Supreme Court workgroups – the Workgroup on Access to Justice and the Workgroup on the Continuity of Court Operations and Proceedings During and After COVID-19.She is a member of the Government Finance Officers Association, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and the Florida Government Finance Officer’s Association (FGFOA).