Wednesday, June 13, 2012


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City encourages staff to upgrade skill level 

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Lisa Thompson accepts certificate from Mayor Sharon Gaetz at the last council meeting.


isa Thompson, Director of Development at the City of Chilliwack, recently earned a diploma in government administration and Mayor Sharon Gaetz presented her with a certificate in local government administration at the last council meeting June 5.

"At the City of Chilliwack we continually encourage people to upgrade their skills, work on professional development," said Gaetz. "Lisa makes us all proud and Lisa worked really hard to get a diploma in local government administration at Capilano College."

"She succeeded in doing that after many long hours of work, studying, interference in her personal life and sometimes in her professional life as well. And then she went on, and if that wasn't enough, she went on to get her provincial diploma as well."

"So today it gives me great pleasure to present a certificate in local government administration."

Gaetz then read off what was on the certificate.

The board of examiners grants to Mona Lisa Thompson this certificate in local government administration in recognition in the fulfillment of the requirements that this certificate with all the rights and privileges in accordance with the regulations, pursuant to the local government act.

"Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to ask you to thank Lisa for the work that she put into doing this, that she can better serve the citizens of the city of Chilliwack."


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