Flagler County, FL (September 30, 2021) Thursday began the third session of the nationally recognized, award-winning, Flagler County Leadership Academy, according to Flagler County officials.  Professors Jerry Cameron and Dr. Joseph Saviak returned to instruct the eight month program, creating excitement among the professors and students seeking additional professional development.

“As we start the third year of this national award winning leadership program, our alumni are being promoted and continually recognized for excellence in public service.  They lead statewide professional associations and provide model practices utilized here and by other local governments across Florida.  Taxpayers gain the benefits of being served by leaders performing at their best resulting in even more effective, efficient, and citizen-centered public administration,” said Dr. Joe Saviak, co-founder of the Flagler County Leadership Academy.

Members of the 3rd Annual Flagler County Leadership Academy Class Include:

Adam Mengel, Growth Management Director, BOCC, Amelia Fulmer, Director of The Flagler Auditorium, Ashley Godby, Tax Collectors Office, Bernard Woodward, Commander, FCSO, Chris Nakabaale, Operations Administrator, SOE, Chynequa King, Health and Human Services Assistant Director, BOCC, George Bender, Commander, FCSO, Joe Barile, Commander, FCSO, Joe Saloom, Assistant Library Director, BOCC, Krystal Nelson, Tax Collectors Office, Lakesha Byrd, Financial Services Coordinator, City of Bunnell, Lenny Ensalaco, Chief Training Officer, BOCC, Matt Golden, IT Manager, BOCC, Melanie Thomas, County Extension Director, Michael Tucker, Fire Chief, BOCC, Stephen Cox, Captain, City of Flagler Beach, Tim Wilsey, Human Resources Manager, City of Palm Coast , and Timothy Udell, Tax Collectors Office.

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