Two people from the region have graduated from the 2018-2019 Municipal and County Administration course of the School of Government at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, according to a news release.
Allen Vann, director of facilities and fleet services with Pender County, and Brian Scott, director of information technology for the city of Wilmington, have each graduated from the course, officials said.
Vann and Scott (right
) are two out of 94 officials who graduated from the municipal and county administration course this year.
“This program is designed for managers, department heads, and officials whose responsibilities require a broad understanding of functions beyond individual areas of specialization. The course is approximately 150 hours in length, and more than 60 instructors participate in leading the program,” stated the release.
The course covers several topics including state and local government law, organization and management, and finance and budgeting, according to the release.