Douglas County clerk completes professional certification program

Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew will receive the highest personal certification for an election administrator at ceremonies Tuesday in Orange County, Calif., according to a news release.

Shew will be designated a certified elections/registration administrator at the event, the release said. The certification denotes his completion of a 12-course program offered through the Auburn University Master of Public Administration faculty. The courses were on issues such as ethics, voter registration, election law, planning, communication and voter participation. The Election Center, a nonprofit association of voter registrars and election officials across the country, sponsors the professional educational program.

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