Cheers to Our Newest CGMP Members!

The Society of Government Meeting Professionals is pleased to announce the names of government meeting professionals who recently earned their Certified Government Meeting Professional (CGMP) designation. Recent courses were held August 13-16 in Washington, DC, and September 9-12 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. 
The CGMP is the highest designation available specifically for government meeting professionals. Each individual attended a thorough three-day course on the rules and regulations that affect government meetings, followed by a written exam.
Congratulations to our new CGMP designees:
Darren Adams, CGMP
Carl Barnes, CGMP
Lois Boekestein, CGMP
John Bowles, CGMP
Shawn Covington Braud, CGMP
Kristina Catrambone, CGMP
Angela Clark-Williams, CGMP
Chanel Cotton, CGMP
Shilonda Couttee, CGMP
Diana Grabeman, CGMP
Jennifer Graffe, CGMP
Philip Hargis, CGMP
Angwara Jinapongpichart, CGMP
Cherrielynn Kamahele, CGMP
Susan Katz, CGMP
Melissa A. Lee, CGMP
Heather Leonard, CGMP
Lauran Peoples, CGMP
Ray Phillips, CGMP
Celeste Pleasant, CGMP
Jennifer Schaefer, CGMP
Kimberly Sellers, CGMP
Delores Sisson, CGMP
Marissa Streun, CGMP
Courtney Taylor, CGMP
BethAnn Telford, CGMP
Dahlia Thomas, CGMP
Maria Washington, CGMP
The CGMP class was taught by SGMP's Education and Training Director Garland Preddy, CGMP. More opportunities to take the CGMP are coming up! The next CGMP courses will be held in Breckenridge, Colorado on September 29-Oct 2, Vancouver, Washington on October 11-14, Sacramento, California on November 19-22 and in Herndon, Virginia on December 3-6. Sign up today to reserve your seat and learn more about the CGMP designation.