BROWNSBURG – Brian Hartsell, Assistant Town Manager of the Town of Brownsburg, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. Hartsell is one of more than 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.
Hartsell joins several other area local government managers who have previously earned the ICMA-CM designation including Brownsburg Town Manager Grant Kleinhenz and Avon Town Manager Tom Klein.
ICMA’s mission is to create excellence in local governance by promoting professional management worldwide and increasing the proficiency of appointed chief administrative officers, assistant administrators, and other employees who serve local governments and regional entities around the world. The organization’s nearly 9,000 members in 27 countries also include educators, students, and other local government employees.
To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member must have significant experience as a senior management executive in local government; have earned a degree, preferably in public administration or a related field; and demonstrated a commitment to high standards of integrity and to lifelong learning and professional development.
ICMA advances professional local government worldwide. The organization’s mission is to create excellence in local governance by developing and fostering professional management to build sustainable communities that improve people’s lives.