Mirabito graduates from CCAP Center for Excellence in County Leadership


Williamsport, PA – The County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania (CCAP) Center for Excellence in County Leadership (CEL), a premier development program for county officials, today graduated seven county officials from its two and a half-day intensive training program.

Lycoming County is pleased to announce that Richard Mirabito, Lycoming County Commissioner, has graduated from the program as part of the Center’s Class of 2019.

The 2019 graduates include Pat Fabian, Armstrong County Commissioner; Deanna Giorno, Bucks County Chief Clerk; Ed Healsey, Clarion County Commissioner; and Robert Kagel, Chester County Administrator.

CEL training focuses on fostering individual growth through interactive and high level classroom training aimed at improving participants’ communication, management and leadership skills. CEL includes intense classes in styles of leadership, managerial versatility, interpersonal dynamics; crisis communication, media management; daily communication and problem solving, decision making and other areas.

Participation is available to one eligible person per county per year, with a maximum of 12 participants annually. An application is required for admittance to the program, with final selection being made by a standing CCAP Committee.

The program is open to county commissioners or council members, chief clerks, county administrators and solicitors of Pennsylvania’s 67 counties. Key county leaders and department heads are eligible.

The 2019 CEL program was produced by The Professional Edge, Inc. (www.theprofessionaledgeinc.com) or Tonya Anderson, Administrative Manager 570-320-2123.