The first class of Leadership Pulaski County graduated a six month community based leadership development program held September 2012 to February 2013 in Pulaski County, Missouri. Graduates of Leadership Pulaski County received a special recognition at a graduation dinner held February 28, 2013 signifying their completion of 6 months of instruction on the Pulaski County Community and leadership development.
As a Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce professional development program, Leadership Pulaski County is a community based leadership program designed to identify, educate, and develop leaders. The goal of Leadership Pulaski County is to identify community leaders, expand the leadership potential of participants by increasing their knowledge of Pulaski County, as well as connect current and potential leaders by improving communication. Participants attended all day sessions once per month that introduced them to the different aspects of leadership within Pulaski County as well as develop an awareness of the importance of leadership to the community's growth and development, as well as provided the opportunity to network with individuals that represent many different aspects of the community including business, government, military, and volunteer organizations.
The first graduates of Leadership Pulaski County are:
Joyce Connor, FLW PAIO
Jenna Farquhar, Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce
Karen Hood, Pulaski County Tourism Bureau
Katrina Lynch-Allen, Lynch’s Furniture and Appliance
Molly Maxwell-Stribling, Value Place
Marsha Mercer, Fort Wood Hotels
Cecilia Murray, Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce
Ann Pondrom, Mercy Therapy Services
Kyle Pritchard, Security Bank
Betsy Thomson, Baymont Inn & Suites
Carol Welch, City of Waynesville
Carrie Williamson, Smith & Turley
The Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce would also like to thank the Leadership Pulaski County 2012-2013 sponsors:
Curriculum Sponsor: Security Bank
Graduation Sponsor: Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors Club
Lunch & Learn Sponsors: Leonard Wood Institute, Pulaski County Tourism Bureau & Visitors Center, Pulaski County Growth Alliance, Fort Wood Hotels, Waynesville R-VI School District, Mercy Medical Clinic – St. Robert
Leadership Supporters: Virgie Mahan, Carey Heitman State Farm Insurance, City of Waynesville
For more information visit www.LeadershipPulaskiCounty.com or contact the Waynesville-St. Robert Chamber of Commerce at 573-336-5121 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.