This Certification Program is designed to advance the professionalism of the local governmental office and their staff in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Treasurer and Commissioner professions, like many other professions, require special study, knowledge, and skills. The constituency served by the Treasurer/Commissioner and their staff deserves a high level of professional competence. This Certification Program sets forth the regulations and standards that recognize professional attainment.
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Director of Certification Programs
Al overseas the certification programs for Clerks of the Circuit Court, Commissioners of the Revenue, Treasurers, and their staffs. He has been employed with the Cooper Center since 1975 when it was named the Institute of Government. Since 1985 he has served as the staff to the Treasurers' Association of Virginia coordinating all their education programs. He also works with the Virginia Court Clerks' Association on their annual meeting.