LINCOLN – The Nebraska Leadership Education/Action Development, LEAD Program has announced their Group 38, 2018 – 2020 Fellows.
Director of LEAD, Terry Hejny released the information Monday afternoon and the two-year program will begin in September.
According to a release, the newest members of Nebraska’s premier two-year agriculture leadership development program are involved in production Ag and/or agribusiness in Nebraska.
LEAD Fellows will partake in 12 monthly three-day seminars throughout Nebraska, a 10-day national study/travel seminar and a 14-16 day international study/travel seminar. The goal of the program is to develop problem solvers, decision makers and spokespersons for agriculture and Nebraska.
Themes among the seminars include leadership assessment and potential, natural resources and energy, leadership through communication, agricultural policy, international trade and finance, Nebraska’s political process, global perspectives, nuclear energy, social and cultural issues, understanding and developing leadership skills, agribusiness and marketing, information technology, advances in health care, the resources and people of Nebraska’s Panhandle and other areas designed to develop leaders through exposure to a broad array of current topics and issues and how they interrelate.
The Nebraska LEAD Program is operated by the non-profit Nebraska Agricultural Leadership Council in cooperation with the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and 12 other institutions of higher education throughout Nebraska.
Group 38 will begin their LEAD journey on Sunday, September 16 at the East Campus Union in Lincoln as the kick off seminar, “Leadership Assessment and Potential” begins.
For questions, contact Nebraska LEAD Director Terry Hejny at 402-472-6810 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
29 individuals will represent 24 communities.
Nebraska LEAD 38 Fellows by city/town are:
BERTRAND: Rebecca Schwarz
BROKEN BOW: Jack Lindstrom, Troy Mack
BRUNING: Heather Ramsey
CAIRO: Michael Dibbern
CENTRAL CITY: Logan Williams
CHADRON: Kyle McCarthy
CHAPMAN: Shane Greving
DAVENPORT: Katie Kaliff-Jagels
DECATUR: Jennifer Penny
ELKHORN: Evan Weborg
ELM CREEK: Sarah Sivits
GRAND ISLAND: Lori Cox
HASTINGS: Dennis Hoppe
HOLDREGE: Anthony Marquardt
INDIANOLA: Veronica Waddell
KIMBALL: Lindsay Forepaugh
LINCOLN: Noah Blomendahl, Cale Buhr, Doran Johnson, Boone McAfee
LYONS: Jordan Rasmussen
MAYWOOD: Aaron Weismann
OGALLALA: Tony Schrotberger
OMAHA: Ryan Sandoz, Scott Schmalken
PALMER: Rene Blauhorn
RAVENNA: Judy Trent
WAVERLY: Paula Peterson