Ramsey July 15, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES IV • Page 5 Police officials complete certification course Ramsey Police Chief Bryan Gurney and Captain Raymond Bailey have successfully completed the New Jersey Certified Public Manager Program. CPM is part of a national effort to develop effective management skills through training and education of supervisors and managers in state and local government, including those in the law and public safety community. CPM is designed for high-achieving, career public managers in mid- and senior-level government positions. Public managers who successfully complete the challenging program are equipped with the expertise and competencies to maximize performance and effectiveness within their organizations. Graduates are entitled to use the official designation of Certified Public Manager®, a professional credential and designation which exemplifies recognized standards for excellence in public management and leadership. CPM is a two part program. The first part of the program is CPM Levels I-III. In New Jersey, the CPM Program Level I-III is administered by the New Jersey Department of Personnel’s Human Resource Development Institute. The mission of the program is to enable participants to become more effective, efficient, and ethical organizational managers. The first three levels, which involve a total of 93 program hours, focus on the critical techniques of team management with an emphasis upon practical applications. The second part of the program is CPM Levels IV-VI. HRDI and Fairleigh Dickinson University jointly offer the Certified Public Manager Program Levels IV, V, and VI to those students who wish to earn the CPM designation. Levels IV, V, and VI consist of 135 contact hours (22 1/2 days) of instruction. Covered topics include: research design tools and presentation skills, organizational culture, leading change, strategic planning, transformational leadership, quality management and continuous quality improvement, performance measures and presentation skills, public policy, New Jersey budget policy, program implementation, recruiting and hiring staff, decision making, problem solving and planning, creative thinking and teamwork, ethics and public values, building strategic partnerships, reframing the organization, and contemporary practices in public management. As part of the program requirements, each participant must research, write and present a CPM Master Project that encapsulates all of the management and leadership topics in the CPM Program. Chief Gurney, a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson Uni- versity’s Master of Administrative Science Program, completed his master project on strategic management. Capt. Bailey, a graduate of the New Jersey State Police Graduate Studies at Seton Hall University’s with a master of arts in education, completed his master project on performance management. Gurney and Bailey are both graduates of the prestigious FBI National Academy. They will be presented with their certificates in Trenton later this year. �������� ��������� ����������� ������������ ���������� ����� ���������������� ����������������������� ���������������������������������� ����������������������������� ��������������� ������������� �������� Local PBA announces installations The Ramsey Policemen’s Benevolent Association recently installed new officers to the organization’s executive board. The elective officers of the association are: President Marc Shingelo, Vice President Craig Weber, Treasurer Paul Vassallo, Financial Secretary Matt Rork, Recording Secretary Anthony Fiore, Trustee Chairman Adam Szelag, Trustees Brad Smith and Diane Bornkamp, State Delegate Kevin Kelly, and Sergeant at Arms Richard Falotico. The Ramsey PBA is one of over 350 locals throughout the State of New Jersey. The members consist of active and retired Ramsey Police officers. Each year, the Ramsey PBA donates money to charitable causes, the Special Olympics, scholarship funds, and other worthy causes. The Ramsey PBA can be contacted at ramseypba@gmail. com. ����������� ������������� ������������ ��������� ������������������� ����������������� ������� �������������� ������� ������������ ����������������������� ������������ ���������������������������� ������������������������������������ ������� ���������� ����������� ����������� ���������� ����������� ������������� ��������������������������������� ������������������� ������������������������������������� �������������������������� ������������������������������� ������������ ��������������������������� ������������� �������������������� ����������