Hinesville Councilmember Diana Reid and Mayor Allen Brown were both recognized Jan. 21 by the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute during the Georgia Municipal Association’s Mayor’s Day conference in Atlanta.
Reid was given the Certificate of Achievement, and Brown received the Certificate of Recognition.
To receive a Certificate of Achievement, a city official must complete a minimum of 72 units of credit, including at least 18 hours from a list of required classes. To receive a Certificate of Recognition, a city official must complete a minimum of 42 units of credit, including at least 18 hours from a list of required classes. The training program consists of a series of more than 60 courses.
“This is an outstanding achievement,” said GMA Executive Director Larry Hanson. “We commend Councilmember Reid and Mayor Brown for this accomplishment and for the dedication they’ve shown in using this valuable resource to become a more effective city official.”
The Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute, a cooperative effort of GMA and the University of Georgia’s Carl Vinson Institute of Government, provides a nationally recognized series of training opportunities for city officials.