Marjorie Clement was appointed Commissioner in December 1981 to succeed her deceased husband, Robert F. Clement, and subsequently was elected three times. Prior to her appointment, Clement, a Denver native, served as a member of the Jefferson County Historical Commission, was an active member of the Jefferson County Historical Society, and was Chief Monitor of the Westernaires riding organization from 1970 to 1977. Commissioner Clement was particularly supportive of the County's Open Space acquisition and park development program, development of the County's Government Center, and expansion of the County Library system. She was active in the Denver Regional Council of Governments, the National Association of Counties, and was the first Jefferson County Commissioner to be president of Colorado Counties, Inc. In her later years she lived in Elizabeth, Colorado.