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June 3, 2022


Wendy Howell

Public Information Officer

229.302.3006 (office) or 229.854.0006 (cell)

DOUGHERTY COUNTY, GA – Dougherty County Board of Commissioners Clerk and Procurement Manager, Jawahn Ware, was recognized at a graduation ceremony held on May 26, 2022, for completion of The Carl Vinson Institute at the University of Georgia’s Georgia Certified Public Managers (CPM) Program. Ware was among 100 graduates recognized at the ceremony.

Leaders who represent public organizations from all over Georgia and surround areas completed this rigorous study of management science with a focus on leadership in the public sector, maintaining high ethical standards, leading through innovation, and serving the public interest. Ware served as her cohort speaker and by receiving her CPM designation, she joins the growing ranks of Certified Public Managers nationwide as she continues to serve Dougherty County.

“Becoming a certified Public Manager will enable me to better serve our community,” said Ware. “I was honored to represent not only Dougherty County, but Southwest Georgia.”

Graduates from the program also have the ability to become members of the American Academy of Certified Public Managers, which affords the opportunity for continued professional development and training.

Jawahn Ware, Dougherty County Clerk and Procurement Manager

Jawahn Ware, Dougherty County Clerk and Procurement Manager