Accurate communication is critical to serve our diverse community in Alachua County. We now offer Pocketalk translation devices to help bridge the communication barriers between our employees and customers whose primary language is not English. These two-way translation devices create connections across 82 different languages with extreme accuracy. The Pocketalk represents our commitment to be inclusive and respectful of all customers by providing valuable resources to simplify their visit with us. We are excited to offer this game changing service!
We are proud to announce that James Thompson, our Executive Director of IT, has earned the credential of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) by the International Information System Security Certification Consortium.
The CISSP is one of the most respected certifications and is considered the gold standard for IT and cybersecurity professionals. This certification demonstrates he has the knowledge and skills to develop and lead a best-in-class cybersecurity program. With cyberattacks and data breaches increasing yearly around the world, the expertise of a cybersecurity professional within our organization cannot be understated. We are fortunate to have him leading the IT staff and protecting our organization and customers from malicious parties.
We are proud to announce our newest Certified Public Managers, Kim Reshard, Diana Howard, Veronica Taylor, and James Thompson!! The Certified Public Manager program (CPM) is a nationally recognized leadership development program for public managers and supervisors. The program is offered through FSU and takes two years to complete. Congratulations on completing the program and for dedicating your time and hard work!