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Hogansville city manager receives credentials

WASHINGTON, D.C. — David A. Milliron, City Manager of the City of Hogansville, received the Credentialed Manager designation Monday from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association, according to a press release. Milliron 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.

Milliron is qualified by 12 years of professional local government executive experience and joined the City of Hogansville in September 2017. Prior, he served as City Manager for the City of Villa Rica in Carroll and Douglas counties and the City of Stockbridge in Henry County. He earned his Master of public administration from Valdosta State University and is a nationally certified public manager, Georgia certified economic developer and certified municipal finance officer.

He currently serves on the Georgia Municipal Association’s Member Services Advisory Council, which provides ongoing guidance to the organization’s staff on the service needs of its 538 member cities and recommends new or expanded services that can help cities operate more efficiently. Additionally, he serves as a member of the ICMA welcome ambassador committee, which provides meaningful, peer-to-peer outreach to members, who have recently joined ICMA, with a focus on both U.S. and international members serving in local government.

For more information regarding the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program, contact Jenese Jackson at ICMA, 777 North Capitol Street, N.E., #500, Washington, D.C. 20002-4201 or jjackson@icma.org or (202) 962-3556.