DCED Announces Graduation of Inaugural Class of the School of Municipal Government

Department of Community and Economic Development Secretary Dennis Davin today congratulated the inaugural class of the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services School of Municipal Government at a ceremony today at the Capitol Building. 

“I am pleased to recognize the efforts of the individuals of the inaugural class who are committed to strengthening their leadership within their municipality,” said Davin. “This afternoon’s event is a testament to the success we see when government works. Collaborative efforts are what will propel our municipalities forward helping to building strong, stable communities.”

DCED partnered with the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Supervisors (PSATS) and Lebanon Valley College to create the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services School of Municipal Government for elected and appointed municipal officials in Pennsylvania.

The one-year online training program included five, six-week courses covering varying public administration leadership concepts aimed at building better leaders and fostering healthy communities in Pennsylvania.

The following municipal officials were recognized at today’s ceremony:

Donna Kaib, Reserve Township, Allegheny County;
Brian Nicarry, City of Reading, Berks County;
David Ruyak, City of Reading, Berks County;
David Bulzoni, City of Scranton, Lackawanna County;
Chris Moonis, Myerstown Borough, Lebanon County;
Donna Wall, City of Nanticoke, Luzerne County;
Andrew Gegaris, City of Nanticoke, Luzerne County;
Patricia Moorhead, Pennsylvania Economy League, Luzerne County;
Joseph Boyle, Pennsylvania Economy League, Luzerne County;
Gerald Cross, Pennsylvania Economy League, Luzerne County;
Robert Slaby, City of Shamokin, Northumberland County;
Brenda Scandle, City of Shamokin, Northumberland County;
Nancy Freenock, City of Warren, Warren County; and
Marita Kelley, Governor’s Center for Local Government

For more information on the Governor’s Center for Local Government Services visit www.newPA.com or call 1-866-466-3972.

MEDIA CONTACT: Heidi Havens, DCED, 717-783-1132

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