Mayor Patricia Wheeler Certificate of Distinction

Stone Mountain Mayor Patricia Wheeler received the Certificate of Distinction award at the 2020 Cities United Summit (formerly known as Mayor's Day) held at the Hilton Atlanta and Towers from January 24-27, 2020.

Robert E. Knox, Jr. Municipal Leadership Institute is a seminar that helps city officials enhance their leadership skills. This leadership institute is a nationally recognized training development consultant. They facilitate an interactive simulation exercise that addresses the daily problems of governing a municipality and demonstrates the importance of communication and collaboration.

Municipal elected officials are required to complete the Municipal Leadership Institute to earn a Certificate of Excellence and a Certificate of Distinction.  The Certificate of Distinction requires 204 hours of training, including at least 72 hours from the required list of courses, the Newly Elected Officials Institute, and the Robert E. Knox, Jr. Municipal Leadership Institute.