Leadership Hendricks County recently celebrated the completion of another class of LHC. The 2016 class of 29 met each month for a full year to learn more about Hendricks County, develop leadership skills and become engaged in the community. In November, they convened for a closing retreat and presented their Team Capstone projects which included the history of Hendricks County, youth mentoring, blue zones, heroin awareness videos, “Get Out To Vote” videos and Play’nfield performing arts festival marketing.
2016 Leadership Hendricks County Members are:
John Anderson, Anderson Financial Planning Group, LLC
Marvin Blade, Duke Energy
Amy Boyles, United Way of Central Indiana
Dana Carter, Hendricks College Network
Jeffrey Dixon, Plainfield Fire Territory
Marisa Donovan, Plainfield Community Schools
Whitney Driver, Prospertality Business Solutions
Charles Fippen, First Internet Bank
Elizabeth Ford, Abstract & Title Companies
Kara Harlan, Visit Hendricks County
Steven Hite, Hendricks Power
Tamara Jessup, Mental Health America of Hendricks County
Andrew Klinger, Town of Plainfield
Nicole Lawson, Hendricks County Assessor’s Office
Jeffrey Lewis, Avon Police Department
Frank Meyer, Avon High School
Ryan Morrison, The Well Community
Amy O’Hearn, Sheltering Wings
Jenna Price, Mike Price Realty Team – RE/MAX Centerstone
Adam Scott, Hendricks Regional Health
Sara Servaes, Kittles Furniture Sales
Tracey Shafer, Danville Community School Corporation
Julia Smalley, Hendricks Regional Hospital
Ariane Stallard, Ivy Tech Community College
Anne Stegemoller, IU Health West Hospital
Ryan Tanselle, Capper Tulley & Reimondo
Angie Tilton, Purdue Extension – Hendricks County
Jarod Turner, Avon Junior Athletic Association
Applications to be considered for the 2017 Class are due December 1 and can be found at www.LeadershipHendricksCounty.org.
Since 1993, Leadership Hendricks County has given citizens the background and inside information they need to take on effective leadership roles in the Hendricks County community. Each graduating class within the program has completed a Team Capstone project to address a current community need. Leadership Hendricks County, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to seek, prepare, involve and sustain leaders from diverse backgrounds to address community and countywide changes. For information, call 317-718-6178 or visit www.LeadershipHendricksCounty.org.
The Hendricks County Community Foundation partners with LHC to provide the resources needed to equip class members to become active leaders in their community.
“That’s really at the core of what our mission is at HCCF: partnering with generous people to realize their charitable goals while addressing community needs in meaningful and lasting ways. said William Rhodehamel, HCCF Executive Director.