HENRY COUNTY, VA – Dale Wagoner, Deputy Administrator of Henry County, recently received the Credentialed Manager designation from the International City/County Management Association.
Wagoner is one of over 1,300 local government management professionals currently credentialed through the ICMA Voluntary Credentialing Program.
To receive the 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.
“Mr. Wagoner is an exemplary example of what it means to be a leader in the public sector,” said Jim Adams, Chairman of the Henry County Board of Supervisors. “His knowledge, work ethic and integrity makes him a vital asset in our local government and a true role model for our community.”
ICMA’s mission is to advance professional local government through leadership, management, innovation, and ethics and by increasing the proficiency of appointed chief administrative officers, assistant administrators, and other employees who serve local governments and regional entities around the world.
Henry County says Wagoner is qualified by 30 years of professional local government executive experience.
Prior to his appointment in 2012 as Deputy County Administrator, he held positions in Henry County as Public Safety Director, Deputy Public Safety Director, Interim Human Resources Manager, EMS Coordinator and EMS Training Coordinator.
The county says Wagoner has also made significant contributions to a number of other organizations, including: the United Way of Henry County-Martinsville, Western Virginia Emergency Medical Services Council, and the Henry County Community Policy & Management Team.