VERO BEACH — Leadership Indian River County is a community leadership program offered by the Indian River County Chamber of Commerce.
The 7 session training program brings together a cross-section of the community, representing a social, economic, and geographic population for a hands-on, multi-disciplinary study of our community.
The Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the 2013 graduates:
Jacqueline Carlon, Piper Aircraft Inc.
Monica Cheslak, Hibiscus Children's Center
Joe Chiarella, Vero Insurance
Patti Clements, Home Instead Senior Care
John Everhart and Tim Girard, Girard Equipment
Ronnie Houck, Seacoast National Bank
Donna Leeman, HR Dynamics
Carol McAdams, Stewart Title Company
Shannon McGuire Bowman, Childcare Resources
Karen Malits, Indian River School District
Meg Norris, Cliff Norris Real Estate, LLC
Shalini Patel, Schlitt Services
Carol Sim, HealthSouth Treasure Coast Rehabilitation
Leslie Simpson, Indian River State College
Jordan Stewart, Brown & Brown Insurance
Lori Tomlinson, Homeless Family Center
Diana Walker, CenterState Bank
Selina Wiggins, Indian River County Chamber of Commerce
The program is based on a model that incorporates nourishing and developing community leaders: building community knowledge, developing leadership skills, and gaining an understanding of community stewardship.
The Chamber began Leadership Indian River County in 2006 and has graduated 138 individuals. The leadership graduates have been inspired to open their own businesses, have taken leadership positions in their companies and at local non-profit organizations, while some have gone into public elected positions.
The next Leadership Indian River County’s class will begin in January of 2014; the Chamber is currently taking applications.
For additional information, please contact Emma White of Indian River County Chamber of Commerce at (772) 567-3491.