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Gainesville Main Street Manager Regina Mansfield has completed the Georgia Downtown Association’s Professional Development Program level one review, and as a result she has received the designation of Georgia Downtown Development Professional.
The 2015 Downtown Development Professional designees were recently recognized at the Awards for Downtown Excellence Ceremony held during the annual Georgia’s Downtown Conference in Athens.
In order to be eligible for the level one review, a candidate must have at least two years of experience in the field of downtown development, 50 hours of documented training class time and two letters of recommendation.
The review consists of an oral presentation in which the candidate must document his/her downtown organizational and management success, and a written exam covering downtown development issues, tools and resources.