September 29, 2023
Chairman Craig Estep acquired the Superior County Commissioner Stage II (ACC II) designation from the Institute for County Authorities.

Chairman Craig Estep acquired the Superior County Commissioner Stage II (ACC II) designation from the Institute for County Authorities (ICG) at an award ceremony held on the Florida Affiliation of Counties (FAC) Annual Convention and Instructional Exposition in Orange County.

In the meantime, Commissioners Roberta Ulrich and Jeff Bogue had been acknowledged for attaining the Licensed County Commissioner (CCC) designation on the identical occasion.

The ACC II designation signifies Chairman Estep’s completion of essentially the most senior stage of a complete research program designed by ICG.

“I’m dedicated to being the very best public servant I could be for the individuals of Sumter County. The coaching programs and networking with Commissioners statewide have been very invaluable,” Chairman Craig Estep mentioned. “Our residents at all times stay my main focus. My instructional purpose was to use classes realized in the very best curiosity of the individuals. My private mission is to be the very best public servant for the individuals of Sumter County, whereas supporting the very best authorities providers potential. I’ll at all times try to be a very good steward of the tax {dollars} entrusted to me.”

Solely Commissioners who’ve accomplished the Licensed County Commissioner Program (CCC) and the Superior County Commissioner Program Stage I (ACC I) program are eligible to pursue their ACC II designation. The ACC II program focuses on reworking counties and the State of Florida by producing sturdy, versatile leaders with the required instruments to handle challenges throughout a number of fields and governing our bodies.

Commissioners Bogue and Ulrich efficiently accomplished the 45 hours of coursework that the CCC instructional program contains. The CCC designation is a voluntary program of research designed for County Commissioners to be taught info and improve expertise related to their duties and tasks as an elected official.

“I’m honored to obtain my County Commissioner Certification,” mentioned Commissioner Ulrich. “Certification requires hours after all work through which I realized a lot concerning the numerous components of operating, sustaining, and governing a county authorities.”

Concerning his reaching the CCC designation, Commissioner Bogue mentioned, “As a brand new Commissioner, I discovered the CCC program significantly useful in serving to me to know the interior operations of this elected place. Studying the ins and outs of county authorities together with land use and zoning authorized necessities has been very useful.