A Forsyth County commissioner was recently recognized by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia for completing its training program.
Jim Boff was one of 40 officials to complete the recent program, which the association offers in conjunction with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia.
The Commissioners Training Program requires county officials to take 48 hours of instruction, including five required courses and three electives.
Required courses include county government law/personal liability, economic development, financial management, fundamentals of property appraisal and taxation and personnel/human resources.
Ross King, executive director of the association, said in a statement that the program is “nationally recognized as an outstanding example of training for county commissioners and other county officials.”
“We are extremely proud of this year’s graduates, who committed the time to complete these training programs and expand their knowledge in many key areas of local government operations,” he said.
Boff will join fellow Commissioner Patrick Bell in achieving the first level of certification from the association.