What Is The Rockingham County CITIZENS’ ACADEMY ? The Rockingham County Citizens’ Academy originated in the fall, 2012; endorsed and sponsored by the Rockingham County Board of Commissioners. In the spring, 2013, the Citizens’ Academy transitioned to a citizens’ led Academy.
Purpose: To inform, educate, engage, and empower local citizens with a thorough, behind-the-scenes view of Rockingham County Government in order to help grow and develop future County Governmental leaders; to personally meet and talk with County elected officials, department heads, appointed Board/Committee leaders, and staff to better understand how County Government operates; to gain a working knowledge about the County’s overall organization, vision, mission, goals, objectives, budget, policies, procedures, and day-to-day functions to create civic ambassadors who may enlighten others about County Government.
Who Can Attend: Any Rockingham County resident, employee, or business owner 18 years of age or older; All Rockingham Community College students may participate, in or out of County.
APPLICATIONS: Citizens’ Academy applications are on the Rockingham County Government’s website and may be completed ONLINE by clicking <HERE>.
You may print the application or request an application by contacting the Rockingham County Public Information Officer, Dr. Mable Scott, Suite 210, Rockingham County Governmental Center, 371 NC 65, Reidsville, NC 27375. Phone: 336.342.8342, or email:firstname.lastname@example.org. Completed applications must be emailed, mailed or delivered to Rockingham County’s Public Information Office.
Should you experience any technical difficulties or incompatibilities submitting your application online, please send your application to Public Information Officer Mable Scott, Suite 210, Rockingham County Governmental Center, 371 NC 65, Wentworth, NC 27375. Phone: 336.342.8342, fax: 336.342.8105, or email: email@example.com
For More Information: Contact Citizens’ Academy Steering Committee Chairman Leanna Lawson at phone: 336.939.2387 ……email: firstname.lastname@example.org
• CITIZENS’ ACADEMY GRADUATES
- Fall 2015
Belal Elrahal, Janice Flowers, Vanessa Gaddy, Pamela Hall, Anne Harper,Mary Hawkins, Luis Jimenez, Sarah Jimenez, Carol Johnson, Ken McCandless, Bonnie Pedone, Fred Pedrone, Shelby Rhyne, Amy Simpson, June Willis, Lisa Colfield, Larry Baynes, James Stephens
- Fall 2014
Anna Barker, Edwin Barker II, Barbara Boudreax, Terry Brown, Faye Crawford, Doris Davis, Fleecie Ellington, Andrea Fox, Hope Gilley, Dorothy Harris, John Harris, Rev. Paul Kennedy, Noreen C. Key, Cynthia Langston, Roy Langston, Bruce Lee, Rhonda Lemons, Robert Lowdermilk, Juanita Nunley, Fredrick Thompson
- Fall 2013
Norris Beveridge, Sr., Sharon Beveridge, Betty Brantley, Megan Browning, Judy Dacio, Gary Fox, Marie Fox, Doug Isley, Betty Marcellus, Linda Martin, Patricia Saunders, Angel Thurston, and Tom & Janice Wangard.
- Spring 2013
Victor Armstrong, Jacey Bell, Anthony Cook, Mary Ann Evans, Michele Foust, Bob Graham, Georgia Graves, Brent Huss, David Mathis, Tammy Nash, Melissa S. Johnson, Robert Pankey, Pat Perry, Talmadge Priddy, Dawn Rogers, Thomas Schoolfield, Sheila Tilley, Karen Tucker, Sharon Wheeler, Doris Whitt, Margherita DeRosa
- Fall 2012
Lula C. Bass, Deborah Brady, Walt Cooper, Amber Cruz, Sara Cummings, Sherry Garrett, Theresa Giles, Mark Hatchett, Leanna Lawson, Clarinda Lipscomb, Edna McCollum, Sammy Massey, Gary L. Moore, Linda Nye, Meggan R. Odell, Jeffrey H. Parris, Sharon G. Penley, Richard Junior Ratliff, Royce L. Richardson, John Roberts, Matt Smith, Phyllis A Thomas, Jeffrey E. Utter, Casey Vincent, Heather Welch, William N. Wells Jr. .