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Legislator Ken DeRoller completes County Government Institute

Provided photo: New York State Association of Counties congratulate recent graduates of the County Government Institute. They were recognized on Jan. 31 in Albany. From left, include: NYSAC President William Cherry, Oswego County Legislator Terry Wilbur, Orleans County Legislator Ken DeRoller, Monroe County Legislator George Hebert, Chemung County Legislator Paul Collins, Genesee County Assistant Manager Matthew Landers, and NYSAC Executive Director Stephen Acquario.

Posted 2 February 2017 at 3:17 pm

Press Release, NYSAC

ALBANY – Orleans County Legislator Ken DeRoller, R-Kendall, was honored on Tuesday by the New York State Association of Counties for graduating from the NYSAC County Government Institute. The ceremony was held at the NYSAC Legislative Conference in Albany.

The NYSAC County Government Institute is an educational program established in conjunction with Cornell University. The Institute provides an educational program for county elected and appointed officials, to enhance the knowledge, skills and abilities of county officials. For more information, visit www.nysac.org.

DeRoller is an Orleans County Legislator for District #4, the Towns of Carlton, Kendall, Murray, and the Village of Holley. He is committed to serving the residents of the community and Orleans County in the most efficient and effective ways possible.

“The Institute’s vigorous curriculum prepares county leaders with the skills and knowledge necessary to meet the increasing demands of local government leadership in now and in the future,” said NYSAC Executive Director Stephen J. Acquario.

William E. Cherry, NYSAC President and Schoharie County Treasurer agrees. “The County Government Institute equips county officials with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to address the challenges and opportunities of leadership, and to engage in civil dialogue with constituents as well as fellow leaders.”

The County Government Institute’s comprehensive curriculum includes extensive course work on government ethics, building consensus in a political environment, principles of county budget and finance, and public sector labor/management relations. The courses are supplemented with electives, training sessions, and continuing education courses designed to support county leaders in serving their constituents.

“My experience with the NYSAC County Government Institute has been very positive in furthering my knowledge through meaningful courses to reach or exceed my learning expectations,” DeRoller said.

DeRoller also serves on the board of directors for the Orleans Economic Development Agency and is active with the Kendall Lions Club.

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