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City Leaders Complete Leadership Development Program


9.2021
City Leaders Complete Leadership Development Program

Dublin, GA - Eight leaders and managers from the City of Dublin, Georgia are being recognized for completing a year-long leadership development program facilitated by LeaderGov, of Atlanta GA.   The participants were engaged in twelve workshops that focused on growing their understanding of themselves as leaders, focused on achieving success with goals and how to have success leading and developing their teams.

Corporal Allen Harris, Dublin Police Certified Police Officer, Lieutenant Stacy Sapp, Dublin Police Certified Police Officer, Captain Tracy Childers, Dublin Fire Certified Firefighter, Lieutenant Scottie Poole, Dublin Fire Certified Firefighter, Lieutenant Vashon Herring, Dublin Fire Certified Firefighter, Lieutenant Scott Locke, Dublin Fire Certified Firefighter, Shawn Wood, Director Public Works, and Brad Grimes, Superintendent Dublin Natural Gas.

City Human Resources Director Dwayne Greer said, “This group really committed themselves to leadership growth and learning new aspects of how to lead others.   We want more leaders like these here at the City of Dublin, as this will ultimately help our staff implement City Council’s goals in a productive and professional way with their teams.”

City Manager Lance Jones added, “We are investing in our leaders so we have a smooth succession planning effort in the years to come.  We are also doing this because we know that leaders who know how to lead accomplish more, and that better serves our citizens at the end of the day.  Equipped leaders build strong morale, trust and deal with issues in a productive way and that’s what our City deserves.”

Tim Fenbert, President of LeaderGov said, “We are pleased to have worked with a great group of managers and leaders from Dublin and believe the future looks bright for ongoing leadership success at the City.  Mr. Jones and Mr. Greer are to be commended for their vision and commitment to building an excellent leadership team."

During the year-long program, participants learned and grew in areas such as building trust, dealign with conflict, knowing their personality style, servant leadership, setting high-impact goals, execution of goals, leading change, accountability and how to motivate and support their team.

The team members will be recognized at an upcoming Council meeting. 

About the City of Dublin
Home to approximately 16,000 people, the innovative City of Dublin offers all the amenities of a large metropolitan city while maintaining a strong sense of individuality and diversity. Dublin is home to an award-winning downtown with nationally acclaimed dining, a performing arts theater, a highly-rated school district, an airport, direct access to I-16, as well as colleges, one hospital, a VA medical center, two golf courses, numerous parks, and nearby nature preserves.

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