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Recognition in Special District Governance

We are proud to announce that our Board Chair, Jesse Claypool, has been awarded recognition in Special District Governance with the Special District Leadership Foundation.

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 The Special District Leadership Academy is a groundbreaking, curriculum based continuing education program and is comprised of four courses unique in that the curriculum has been created by special districts and agreed upon as what governing officials of special districts should know and provides the knowledge base to perform essential governance responsibilities.

 The Special District Leadership Academy is endorsed by the SDLF as the core special district governance training in California.

To receive this recognition:

  • Completion of the Special District Leadership Academy four courses: Governance Foundations, Setting Direction/Community Leadership, Board’s Role in Human Resources and Board’s Role in Finance and Fiscal Accountability.
  • 10 additional hours of continuing education completed within 2 years and received from the California Special Districts Association or any other state-wide association specializing in local government