Wellington Employees Complete Certified District Manager Program

The Village of Wellington is proud to congratulate Athletic Programs Manager Ryan Hagopian and Landscape/Forestry Operations Supervisor Brian Hopper for receiving their certified district manager (CDM) designation from the Florida Association of Special Districts (FASD) at its annual conference on Thursday, June 15. As part of the program, Hagopian and Hopper completed coursework and an annual project.

The FASD, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, created the CDM program. FASD partners with Florida State University’s Askew School of Government to provide a strong certification program recognizing professional and educational accomplishments.

Subjects covered include contract management and procurement, project management, intergovernmental affairs, public information and public relations, strategic planning and budgeting, elected official relations, ethics, the Sunshine Law and collective bargaining.


ABOVE: Wellington employees with fellow certified district managers at the 2017 FASD conference.