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Kenmare auditor receives leadership award

Barb Wiedmer has received the Innovator Award during a recent North Dakota League of Cities workshop.

5/06/14 (Tue)

Barb Wiedmer, auditor for the city of Kenmare, received the Innovator Award at the Municipal Government Academy awards ceremony during the North Dakota League of Cities’ 11th annual workshop held March 25-26 in Bismarck.

“It takes real effort to achieve this honor,” said Nicole Peske, training director for the North Dakota League of Cities. “Their city should be very proud of them and will definitely see the benefits of having an individual so committed to the future of the community.”

The Municipal Government Academy’s Leadership Training Program recognizes city leaders for their dedication, time and commitment in making their communities better places to live. Award winners receive credits in the Leadership Training Program (LTP) by attending conferences and training events sponsored by the North Dakota League of Cities. 

Twenty-three LTP participants were recognized for achieving the first level or “Innovator” award (30 hours of training), 16 city leaders achieved the “Visionary” award (60 hours of training), nine individuals achieved the “Leader” award (100 hours of training) and four people reached the “110%” award that requires 200 hours of training.

The North Dakota League of Cities provides service, advocacy, leadership, education and support for North Dakota’s 357 incorporated cities. The Leadership Training Program is the cornerstone of the League’s commitment to providing city officials with the tools they need to govern effectively... Read EVERY WORD on EVERY PAGE of The Kenmare News by subscribing--online or in print!