Susan R. Braniecki was sworn in as the 26th Clerk of the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland on December 1, 2014.
An employee of the Circuit Court since 1986, her experience in the daily operations of the courts and her passion for public service led to her election as Clerk of the Circuit Court in 2014. Ms. Braniecki has held many positions within the judiciary including Deputy Clerk, Fiscal Clerk, Courtroom Clerk, and Assignment Clerk. She was appointed Chief Deputy Clerk of the Circuit Court for Worcester County in 2007 and held that position until her election as Clerk of the Circuit Court on November 4, 2014.
She has an extensive list of accomplishments. Ms. Braniecki has served as Vice President and President of the Maryland Circuit Court Clerks’ Association, past Chair of the Conference of Circuit Court Clerks, past member of the Maryland Judicial Council, current member of the Maryland Electronic Courts Executive Steering Committee and the Judicial Council’s Court Operations Committee. Ms. Braniecki continues to serve on numerous other workgroups and sub-committees vital to the operations of the Clerk’s Office in conjunction with the Court of Appeals of Maryland and the State Court Administrator.
Ms. Braniecki is a graduate of the Salisbury University (Salisbury State College). She holds the distinction of being a Certified Court Manager and Certified Court Executive through the National Center for State Courts’ Institute for Court Management.
Her commitment of service to the Judiciary has earned her the respect of colleagues and other leaders in the Maryland courts. Her priority will always be to the citizens and visitors of Worcester County. Susan’s goal is to continue to serve the citizens of Worcester County in a professional and courteous manner so that the records of the clerk’s office are available and accessible for future generations.