The Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) wrapped up the second year of its executive education program by awarding five participants with the Certificate in Public Financial Management, as well as hosting its first leadership training.
The 2015-2016 certificate recipients were:
- Jill Adams, assistant finance director for Baldwin County, Ga,
- Richard Ferry, city administrator for the city of Senoia, Ga.
- Dawn Hudson, finance director for Baldwin County, Ga,
- Arianna Lawson, director of finance and administration for Islamorada, Fla.
- Kellee Richards, policy coordinator with Ga. Governor’s Office of Planning and Budget
Over the course of a year, the five participants completed all of CSLF’s executive education courses to achieve the certification. The final course on leadership took place last week.
The leadership training capped a successful year for the executive education program, which featured notable guest speakers, panelists and instructors, including Ambassador Andrew Young; Tony Williams, former Washington, D.C., mayor; and Greg Griffin, Georgia’s state auditor.
“This program is far reaching and allows you to dig deeper into areas that you may have been familiar with but don’t work with it on a day to day basis,” said Richards about her experience.
Registration is open now for the 2016-2017 certificate program. The deadline to register is July 6. For more information on the program, email the center at [email protected].
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