PADUCAH, Ky. (July 2, 2012) — The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce announced last week that 30 individuals have been selected to participate in the 26th annual Leadership Paducah Class.
Class members will take part in a nine-month educational course beginning in August with a weekend retreat and ending in June 2013 with their graduation.
Leadership Paducah is designed to foster an in-depth understanding of Paducah-McCracken County’s many and complex interrelationships. The goal of the program is to develop the leadership potential of men and women in the community, create business networking opportunities and to encourage active community involvement.
Members of the 2012-13 Class #26 are:
Todd Anderson, Peel & Holland
Jonathan Brazell, Triangle Enterprises
Wade Bramlitt, UBS Financial Services, Inc.
Dia Canter, Rotary Club of Paducah
Michael Ceglinksi, McCracken County Public Schools
Jana Dawson, Western Baptist Hospital
Bill Dunn, VCI Internet Services
Rachel English, Superior Care Home
Jim Erickson, S.M.Stoller Corporation
Jeffrey Fletcher, United States Enrichment Corporation
Conner Framptom, Paducah Bank & Trust, Co.
Ashley Grooms, Williams, Williams & Lentz, LLP
Mark Hequembourg, Kemper CPA Group
Meg Haynes, FNB Bank
Samuel Hawkins, Oscar Cross Boys & Girls Club
Reinhard Knerr, U.S. Department of Energy
Kim Lindsey, Lourdes Hospital
Mindy Martin, Paducah Water
Lee Ann Morse, Western Baptist Hospital
Matt Purcell, Jackson Purchase Energy Corporation
Jared Riley, Computer Services, Inc.
Joe Roark, Bryant Law Center
Marsha Roundtree, Paducah Power System
Matt Snow, Harshaw Trane
Dana Sowash, Four Rivers Clinical Research
Timothy Straley, Country Club of Paducah
Audra Summers, A & K Construction, Inc.
Benjamin Teer, Williams, Williams & Lentz, LLP
Dee Dee Whittaker, US Bank
Lorry Beth Wilson, West Kentucky Community & Technical College
The selection process is administered by the Leadership Paducah Foundation (LPF) Board of Directors and a list of criteria for participants can be found at www.leadershippaducah.org. The selection process includes civic/community involvement, leadership skills/potential and diversity among business types, ethnicity, gender and age. The LPF board tries to select a class comprised of individuals with diverse backgrounds who have demonstrated a talent, a commitment and a vocation for leadership.
For more information about Leadership Paducah, call Stacy Thomas at 1-270-443-1746 or [email protected].