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LCCC confers certified public manager credentials to 15 graduates

Certified Public Manager program graduates 2018

Front row (left to right): Jason Land, Wyoming Department of Health; Karyn Speight, Department of Workforce Services; Brian Johnson, State Parks/Historic Sites; Marina Malatesta, Laramie County Community College; Sara Rigsby, Wyoming Department of Health; Sheila McNeely, Wyoming Department of Health; LeAnne Dingman, Wyoming Real Estate Commission; David Stevens, Wyoming Lottery Corporation.  

Back row (left to right): Rachel Nuss, Office of Homeland Security; Steven Horn, State Parks/Historic Sites; Kent Drake, Department of Agriculture; Ashley Rooney, State Parks/Historic Sites; Jeffrey Graham, Department of Workforce Services; Portia Peterson, Wyoming Department of Health; Ragen Latham, Wyoming Department of Health

CHEYENNE, WYO. — Fifteen participants received their Wyoming Certified Public Manager credential from Laramie County Community College this month.

The graduates are LeAnne Dingman, Wyoming Real Estate Commission; Kent Drake, Department of Agriculture; Jeffrey Graham, Department of Workforce Services; Steven Horn, State Parks/Historic Sites; Brian Johnson, State Parks/Historic Sites; Jason Land, Wyoming Department of Health; Ragen Latham, Wyoming Department of Health; Marina Malatesta, Laramie County Community College; Sheila McNeely, Wyoming Department of Health; Rachel Nuss, Office of Homeland Security; Portia Peterson, Wyoming Department of Health; Sara Rigsby, Wyoming Department of Health; Ashley Rooney, State Parks/Historic Sites; Karyn Speight, Department of Workforce Services; and David Stevens, Wyoming Lottery Corporation.

All participants developed and implemented a capstone project to improve efficiencies and outcomes at their respective organizations. Projects included resource optimization, succession planning, project management, process improvement, training, and more, saving their organizations thousands of dollars.

The CPM program is designed to develop the critical skills demanded by leaders in public and nonprofit sectors within one state. The nationally recognized program consists of 11 multiple-day sessions during the year and concludes with a capstone project presentation that that demonstrates the CPM competencies and benefits the sponsoring agency.

LCCC is the only accredited program in Wyoming to offer the CPM credential opportunity.

For more information about the program, contact Rhonda Priest at (307) 778-1356 or rpriest@lccc.wy.edu.