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2018 Graduations


Texas State University’s
William P. Hobby Center for Public Service
Conducts Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program Graduation
At the Texas Capitol
June 8, 2018


62 New Texas CPM Graduates Recognized

By Sue Breland

 
Texas State University’s William P. Hobby Center for Public Service graduated sixty-two new Texas Certified Public Managers® at the Texas State Capitol on Monday June 8, 2018. The CPM graduates and their families came from CPM Programs at the following locations: Arlington, Houston, Edinburg, Nacogdoches, Round Rock, and San Marcos Texas. The graduates participated in CPM Programs offered by the following universities, Texas State, Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston State, the University of Houston and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
 
The Graduation Speaker, Alexander E. Briseno, retired Mayor of San Antonio and Professor of Public Service in Residence at St. Mary’s University, spoke on the Principles of Public Service. Noting that public service is not easy, he spoke from his experience on ten principles to guide our work: Common Sense, Knowledge, Diligence, Courage, Integrity, Creativity, Accessibility, Vision, Compassion, and Passion. You can watch Mr. Briseno’s speech online below.
 

The June 2018 Graduates are listed below by University and CPM Program Location

Texas State University Arlington:
Darwin D. Archer, Jeffrey D. Bell, Alexander C. Busken, Rhett Anthony Clark, Benjamin Kyle Dooley, Kenneth Hedges, Trish Holley, Larry Nelson Hoover, Shirley Jaster, Carrie Jones, William Bradley Jordan II, Albert E. Lawrence Jr., Gary Joe Lester, Jr., Trudy Lewis, Mark Ray Morris, Kelly J. Neal, Michael G. Ross, Cheryl Taylor, Gretchen Vazquez and Brett E. Williams

Texas State University Round Rock:
Teresa Berner, Michael P. Neujahr, Ziggi Ann Oliver and Gisella Sanchez Rogers

Texas State University San Marcos:
Marie Gonzalez, Caleb Kraenzel, Patina Middleton and Justin Newsom

Sam Houston State University, Houston:
Ray L. Belton Jr., Reis Christian Ermis, Rachel Gomez, John Krueger, Marcela Orozco, Kristina M. Ramirez and Linda Ann Scavone

Stephen F. Austin State University:
Jay M. Abercrombie, Debra Johnson, Jerri Lynne Jones, Stephen Lewis Pearl and Jeffery Thompson

University of Houston:
Junru M. Roland

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley:
Ester Balboa, Javier Galindo, Gabriel Gonzalez, Jose Roberto Hernandez, Mardoqueo Hinojosa, P.E., Briana J. Juarez, Johanna Maldonado, Javier Mendez, Nick Perez, Randy Perez, Roy A. Quintanilha, Veronica Ramirez, Sonia Resendez, Ismael Rodriquez, Ricardo Rodriquez, Aaron Salazar, Maria D. Juarez Serna, Roberto Trevino, Jr. and Eduardo Vega

Congratulations to all June 2018 Certified Public Manager® graduates!

For more information, contact Dr. Howard R. Balanoff, 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 and can be reached at hb02@txstate.edu 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