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April 17, 2013

Cullman County Commissioner Yarbrough earns graduate award


Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University

AUBURN — The Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University is delighted to announce that Cullman County Commissioner Stanley Yarbrough has met all the requirements to be designated a graduate of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute. Commissioner Yarbrough joins a select group of 57 current Alabama county commissioners with this distinction.

According to Dr. Don-Terry Veal, the director of the Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University and administrator of the program.

“Commissioner Yarbrough’s achievement underscores a strong commitment and dedication to public service in county government. The graduates of the program contribute enormously to the betterment and improvement of county government in Alabama, and graduates such as Commissioner Yarbrough serve as a model of the best in our system of grassroots democratic government.”

The County Commissioner Graduate award will be presented to Cullman County Commissioner Stanley Yarbrough at a special ceremony during the 2013 annual Convention of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama. Graduates of the program must complete at least 120 hours of detailed practical and applied course work involving all aspects of county leadership and administration.