Rorrer receives office accreditation, honored at annual conference

Patrick County Commissioner of the Revenue Janet Rorrer was among those honored at the 100th Annual Conference of the Commissioner of the Revenue Association for becoming one of the first localities in the Commonwealth to achieve office accreditation.

“Commissioner Janet Rorrer has demonstrated a commitment to Patrick County and to good governance. This is an honor that was earned through hard work and leadership. It signifies that the Patrick County Commissioner of the Revenue office has met the highest standards of professionalism as set forth by the Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia,” said The Honorable Thomas Blackwell, President of the Association

Accreditation is awarded only to offices which have met the rigorous standards set forth by the Commissioner of the Revenue Association.  The twelve standards set forth by the Association include education requirements for the Commissioner and staff, customer service, personnel and ethics policies as well as assessment methodology. Each office receiving accreditation has undergone an audit to ensure compliance and will be required to annually demonstrate they continue to meet these standards.

“The Commissioners of the Revenue Association of Virginia has always been at the forefront in seeking to improve professional skills and overall performance for the good of the Commonwealth and its localities,” Blackwell said. “In this, our centennial year, Commissioners from around the state have worked to attain Office Accreditation in order to ensure greater accountability and increased uniformity with respect to office procedures for all our taxpayers.”

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