CHEYENNE, WYO. – Even through the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, 13 professionals from across Cheyenne earned their Wyoming Certified Public Manager credential from Laramie County Community College this month.
This year’s graduates are: Jessica Asbury, Wyoming Department of Family Services; Ilaine Brown, Wyoming Department of Education; Lindsay Conyers, Wyoming Department of Health; Cynthia Fernandez, Wyoming Retirement System; Kristina Funk, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services; Linda Herget, Laramie County Community College; Brian Hickman, Wyoming Department of Workforce Services; Jamin Johnson, Wyoming Department of Health; Star Jones, Wyoming Department of Health; Megan Norfolk, Wyoming Department of Health; Jessie Schaeffer, Wyoming Department of Health; Kalie Spurgas, Wyoming Department of Audit; and Theresa Wessenberg, Wyoming Department of Health.
As part of the graduation and credentialing requirement, all participants were asked to develop and initiate delivery of a project that addresses continuous improvement in their respective organization.
The Certified Public Manager program is designed to develop the critical skills demanded by leaders in public and nonprofit sectors within the state. Competencies addressed include numerous topics such as leading people, developing personal and organizational integrity, systemic integration, and change leadership. This nationally recognized program consists of 11 multi-day sessions a 12-month period.
LCCC is the only accredited program in Wyoming to offer the Certified Public Manager credential opportunity.
For more information on the Wyoming Certified Public Manager Program, contact Rhonda Priest at LCCC’s Business Training and Workforce Development office, 307.778.1356 or rpriestFREELARAMIE.