STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX –The Council of State Governments-WEST, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization serving Western state legislators of both parties has selected Rep. Lynne Pancrazi, D-Yuma (District 24), for its prestigious training institute for lawmakers.
The Western Legislative Academy training program builds excellence and effectiveness in state legislators in the Western region in their first four years of service.
“It is an immense honor to be accepted into this prestigious organization,” Pancrazi said. “My hope is that this experience will provide me with even more legislative skills and information that will enable me to better serve my district and help get Arizona back on the right track.”
Admission to the Western Legislative Academy is competitive and is based on commitment to public service, desire to improve personal legislative effectiveness and interest in improving the legislative process. Nearly 40 state legislators from states in the West were selected.
The Western Legislative Academy consists of intensive training in subjects such as the legislative institution, ethics, team building, communication, negotiations and time management.
Pancrazi has served her district as a state legislator since 2007. She has an extensive background and interest in Arizona’s education system.