Town Council Members Graduate Municipal Elected Officials Institute

Posted by Seth Duncan Thursday, February 7, 2019 10:12:00 AM

Town Council Members including Mayor Lancer Shull, Council Members Olin Gambrell, Shirley Mitchell, and Jason Prouse recently graduated from the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Municipal Elected Officials Institute. The group participated in a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, February 5th during MASC’s Hometown Legislative Action Day.

The Municipal Elected Officials Institute consists of both in-person and online courses designed for newly elected local government officials. Participants must complete seven required courses to graduate including two full-day sessions. Courses cover topics such as Conducting Public Meetings, Ethics, Budgeting and Municipal Finance, Freedom of Information Act, and much more.

For more than 30 years, the Association has offered the South Carolina Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government. The first class graduated in 1988.  

These officials join past graduates Mayor Pro Tem Charles Simpkins and Council Member Steve Cain.