FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Maurice Jones, Deputy City Manager in Springfield, Mo., recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Jones is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.
ICMA’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics and by increasing the proficiency of appointed chief administrative officers, assistant administrators, and other employees who serve local governments and regional entities around the world. The organization’s 13,000 members in 27 countries also include educators, students, and other local government employees.
To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government; have earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field; and demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and to lifelong learning and professional development.
“Maurice is an outstanding leader whose positive demeanor and proactive approach has been a big asset to the City of Springfield,” said Jason Gage, City Manager. “We congratulate him on this important milestone and appreciate his contributions to making Springfield a great place to live.
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ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics.