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Pinal County Graduates Six from ASU’s Certified Public Manager Program
Date: 7/8/2014
FLORENCE – Recently, five Pinal County employees along with one elected official gained their certificates as Certified Public Managers (CPM) from Arizona State University.

Clerk of the Superior Court Chad Roche, along with employees Lynn Hurley, Steven Vilhauer, Christopher Wanamaker, Thomas Watson and Robert Woodhull, joined 53 other graduates who have completed a minimum of 300 hours structured learning activities in the course of earning their CPM credential.

The course is available from ASU through a classroom or online format.

Hurley, an executive assistant to District 2 Supervisor Cheryl Chase was honored by her class to be chosen to deliver the keynote address for those who completed the course online.

In her address to the graduates and their families, Hurley said, “If you lead by example, you earn the trust and loyalty of your colleagues…and you will find yourself surrounded by a dedicated team. When you are respected for your integrity and fairness, people go the extra mile for you; they will move mountains to bring the team’s shared vision into focus.”

Arizona State University’s CPM program has credentialed over 2,000 individuals nationwide. The goal of the CPM program is to improve the efficiency and quality of government through efficient and professional managers.