Gwyn (Trihaft) McKinniss—Outstanding Alumni 2020-2021

Gwyn Trihaft McKinniss, who graduated in 1979, is so deserving of a Tri-Rivers Outstanding Alumni Award.

She has been a legal secretary for 30 years performing all aspects of Law Office Administration, including bookkeeping, accounting, document preparation, tax preparation, case management, client consultation and confidentiality.

She has been the Administrative Assistant for Marion County Family Court for four years and the Fiscal Officer since 2013.

Gwyn manages a budget which exceeds $3 million dollars for a multi-jurisdiction court, including a juvenile detention center. She is responsible for supervising all payroll, withholding, expenditure and benefits management for employees including maintenance of confidential personnel files.

She supervises fiscal employees and conducts evaluations and coordinates all aspects of court finances with county departments, including the Marion County Commissioners, Auditor and Treasurer. She also oversees court income and expenditures and manages grant, reclaim and general funds for court activities.

We thank Judge Fragale for nominating Gwen. She is amazing! We are so proud of her success!


Pictured above with Judge Fragale and Tammi Cowell.