Connie Ova, CEO, Jamestown/Stutsman Development Corp.,, has been awarded recertification by the International Economic Development Council effective July 1 through June 30, 2022.

Ova first achieved the Certified Economic Developer designation in April 2010. CEcD recertification, required every three years, was

awarded to Ova, who met requirements for continuing education and service to the profession.

The designation of Certified Economic Developer is a recognized national recognition that denotes a mastery of principal skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to professional growth. Connie first earned certification by

passing a three-part, two-day examination, testing her knowledge, proficiency and judgment in the key areas of economic development

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Ova and over 1,000 other Certified Economic Developers work with public officials, business leaders and community

members to create and retain high-quality jobs, establish economic vibrancy and improve quality of life for the people they serve.

The International Economic Development Council is a non-profit, nonpartisan membership organization serving economic developers. With more than 5,000 members,

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