Taylor Receives Designation
Published Jan. 5, 2012 @ 11:30 p.m.
Arbie Taylor, CPM, ICMA-CM, City Manager of The City of Post, TX, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association, the premier local government leadership and management organization.
Mr. Taylor is one of over 1,200 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing program.
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.
Taylor is qualified by over 13 years of professional local government executive experience. Prior to his appointment in Post as City Manager, he served as Assistant City Manager for the City of Lamesa, TX for over 6 years, and the Director of Public Works/ Assistant City Manager for the City of Perryton, TX for 3 years.
The City Manager is the recent past president of the Texas City Manager’s Association RegionTwo, and now serves on the TCMA State Ethics Committee. Tayllor is also a member of a number of other organizations, including: The American Society for Public Administration, The Texas Government Finance Officers Association, The Texas Public Works Association, The Texas Municipal Utilities Association, The Texas Water Utilities Association, The Texas Pest Control Association, and The Texas Mosquito Control Association, and has several State Licenses through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Texas Department of Agriculture.
The mission of ICMA, based in Washington, D.C., is to create excellence in local governance by developing and advocating professional management of local government worldwide. ICMA provides member support: publications, data, and information; peer and results-oriented assistance; and training and professional development to more than 9,000 city, town, and county experts and other individuals throughout the world.