Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service graduated thirty-three new Texas Certified Public Managers at the Texas State Capitol on Monday June 10, 2013. The CPM graduates and their families came from CPM Programs at the following locations: Round Rock, Arlington, Houston, Nacogdoches, and Edinburg Texas. The graduates participated in CPM Programs offered by the following universities, Texas State, Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, The University of Houston and the University of Texas at Pan American.
The CPM graduation speaker, Dr. Dee Ellis, Executive Director of the Texas Health Commission spoke about the need for public service and congratulated the graduates on achieving their CPM certification and choosing the fulfilling profession of public service. Dr. Ellis graduated from Veterinarian School at Texas A&M University and received his Master’s Degree in Public Administration (MPA) degree from Texas State University.
The June 2013 Graduates are listed below by University and CPM Program Location
Texas State University Round Rock:
Monique Adams, Monica A. Flores-Rojo, Geronimo Aguirre, Indra Hernandez, Stephanie L. Homes, Karen Denise Inglis, Michele R. Lafferty, Rose Marie Pagel, Laura L. Poldrack, Michel Weaver
Texas State University Arlington:
Stuart K. Blasingame, Gerry Boren, Katia Dianne Boykin, Kurt Hansen, Kim McAdams Lenoir
Sam Houston State University, Houston:
Arturo Carrillo, Tina M. Cordova, Ryan D. Erwin, Laura J. Ford, Adele M. Gottlieb, Steven T. Guillory, Jr., Sarah Mason, Helvia L. Quinones, Raymond L. Ramdero, Toya Castillo Ramirez, Maria Isabel Tejeira Troitino, Edward Zilton, Jr.,
University of Houston, Houston:
Raphael Brown, Darren W. Chambers, Rhonda Daugherty, Julie LaFleur Fox
Stephen F. Austin State University:
Pamela Hardy Curbow
University of Texas at Pan American:
Jessie C. Benavidez, Jr.
Dr. Howard R. Balanoff is the William P. Hobby Professor of Public Service at Texas State University. He is also the Director of the Texas Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512/245-345. Additional information about the William P. Hobby Center for Public Service and the Texas Certified Public Manager (CPM) Program can be found at www.txstate.edu/cpm