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Whittle graduates from Alabama Local Government Training Institute

Butler County Commissioner Allin Whittle has met all the requirements to be designated as a graduate of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute, according to the Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University.

Whittle joins a group of 89 current Alabama county commissioners with this distinction.

Butler County Commissioner Allin Whittle has met all the requirements to be designated as a graduate of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute. (File Photo)

Butler County Commissioner Allin Whittle has met all the requirements to be designated as a graduate of the Alabama Local Government Training Institute. (File Photo)

“Commissioner Whittle’s achievement underscores a strong commitment and dedication to public service in county government,” said Don-Terry Veal, director of the Center for Governmental Services at Auburn University and administrator of the program. “The graduates of this program contribute enormously to the betterment and improvement of county government in Alabama, and graduates such as Commissioner Whittle serve as a model of the best in our system of grassroots democratic government.”

Graduates must complete at least 120 hours of detailed practical and applied course work involving all aspects of county leadership and administration.

Whittle will receive the County Commissioner Graduate Award at the 2015 annual convention of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama.