Wapello County’s Recorder was recently recognized for completing a program that earned her continued status as a Certified Iowa Recorder.
According to a press release, Lisa Kent completed the Iowa County Recorders Association’s Certification program. The graduation event occurred in conjunction with the Iowa State Association of County’s Annual Conference. Fifty-five County Recorders received certificates of completion in the program this year.
The Recorder Certification program was collaboratively created in 2010 by the Iowa County Recorders Association, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach, and the Iowa State Association of Counties with an aim to assist elected officials in effectively and professionally fulfilling their duties. Recertification requires a minimum of 12 core credit hours over a two-year period and covers the following topics:
Leadership & Ethics, Open meetings/Open Records, Communications, Human Resources/Office Management, the Iowa Code, Technology Applications, and Local Government/Budgets.