Chelsey Richard Napoleon Endorsed by the Democratic PartySeptember 28, 2018
The momentum is building for Clerk of Civil District Court Chelsey Richard Napoleon, who added yet another endorsement to her growing list of support. This week the Orleans Parish Democratic Executive Committee (OPDEC) endorsed Chelsey during their membership meeting, where candidates were allowed to speak and answer questions about their experience and knowledge of the Clerk’s Office.
“I am thankful to the membership of OPDEC for their vote of confidence in my leadership as Clerk of Civil District Court. Having the support of an organization that shares the democratic ideals so close to my heart means a great deal to me. I have worked my entire career to provide access to justice to everyone who comes into the Clerk’s Office. I promise to continue fighting for fairness, equality, and a government that works for ALL people in this city.”
Napoleon has been the clear choice of several organizations including the Independent Women’s Organization, The New Orleans Coalition and Women on the Move.
Chelsey graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School. She was a National Achievement Scholar and University of New Orleans’ Taylor Scholarship Recipient. She attended the University of New Orleans, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in History. She continued her education at UNO obtaining a Master of Arts degree in Political Science.
Chelsey graduated from Loyola University of New Orleans, College of Law. She attended classes at night while working full-time at the Clerk’s Office during the day and raising a family.
Throughout her tenure in the Clerk’s Office, Chelsey has had a variety of responsibilities in service to the public. She has been responsible for supervising an average of 175 employees. She has monitored the daily operations including staffing, system functionality, finance, human resources, payroll and expense control. She has also made presentations and has conducted public trainings on behalf of the Clerk’s Office.
Since becoming Clerk, Chelsey has held Think Tank meetings with employees, Solution Session meetings with supervisors, and has increased technology support for senior citizens. Chelsey has also made significant enhancements to the e-filing system.