Adams County Commissioner, Emma Pinter, has been accepted to the prestigious Gates Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. This fellowship is awarded to exceptional individuals who have shown outstanding senior leadership while working in Colorado local or state government, with a commitment to improving their communities.
Commissioner Pinter is honored to have been selected for this prestigious fellowship, stating, "This is an incredible opportunity to learn from some of the brightest minds in public policy and to bring that knowledge back to Adams County. I am eager to gain new knowledge and skills that will help me better serve our residents."
The Gates Fellowship at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government is a highly competitive program that provides selected individuals with an opportunity to explore new ways of tackling complex social and political challenges. Commissioner Pinter will join a group of prestigious leaders from across the country to learn from experts and engage in innovative approaches to public policy.
Adams County Manager, Noel Bernal, expressed his excitement for Commissioner Pinter's achievement, "Commissioner Pinter’s dedication to public service and her commitment to ongoing learning and professional development make her a valuable asset to our community. We know she will represent Adams County well and bring back valuable insights to help us better serve Adams County."
Commissioner Pinter will begin the three-week course this summer. Participants leave the Gates Fellowship program with new skills and strategies for tackling complex challenges and a new passion and sense of purpose for public service.