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ATLANTA -- Leesburg City Councilwoman Judy Powell recently received a certificate of recognition from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's 79th annual convention in Savannah.
"This is an outstanding achievement," GMA Executive Director Lamar Norton said. "We commend Councilmember Powell for this accomplishment and for the dedication she's shown in using this valuable resource to become a more effective city official."
The Georgia Municipal Association Training Institute is a cooperative effort of the GMA and the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government. Its curriculum includes a nationally recognized series of training opportunities for elected city officials.
To receive a certificate of recognition, an official must complete a minimum of 42 units of credit, including three required courses.
Based in Atlanta, the Georgia Municipal Association is a voluntary nonprofit organization that provides legislative advocacy, research training, employee benefit and technical consulting services to its 500 member cities.