NEWS RELEASE: Collier County Supervisor of Elections Employee Receives National Designation
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Eric Zimmerman Recognized as Certified Elections/Registration Administrator
Collier County, Fla.—August 23, 2019: IT Director, Eric Zimmerman of the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office was recently recognized as a Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA). He joins over 1,000 other election professionals who have gone through the credentialing process.
CERA designations are offered through the Election Center, which is also known as the National Association of Election Officials. The certification is accredited through Auburn University and covers topics ranging from election planning and management to ethics and election laws.
Zimmerman joined the Collier County Supervisor of Elections office in 2013 and oversees the IT Department specializing in network protection and cybersecurity.
“Obtaining the CERA designation demonstrates years of training and practice in elections. We continue to encourage our staff to take advantage of these continuing education programs so we can be the best election administrators possible.” – Jennifer J. Edwards, Supervisor of Elections.
The Election Center’s purpose is to promote, preserve and improve democracy. To learn more about the Election Center and their professional education programs, visit www.ElectionCenter.org.