Sumner County Leadership Initiative Class I Members Graduate

The Sumner County Leadership Board of Directors is pleased to announce the graduation of class members for the SCLI Class I. They are Kelsey Creed, Caldwell; Tanner Ford, Wellington; Woody Barnes, Caldwell; Ryan Altendorf, Wellington; Tina Friend, Belle Plaine; Clint Lawrence, Wellington; Lisa Moreland, South Haven; Justin Mayo, Caldwell; Mark Cress,d Wellington; Katie Cress, Wellington; Joe Moralez, Wellington; Jennifer Heersche, Wellington; Karol Pykiet, Wellington; and David Galliart, Winfield. 

The class experienced leadership in action while attending classes in Wellington, the Kansas Leadership Center in Wichita, Caldwell, Topeka, Conway Springs, Belle Plaine, and Oxford. They learned the four competencies of civic leadership: Diagnosing the Situation, Managing Self, Energizing Others, and Intervening Skillfully. They then used these competencies to work on a personal leadership challenge, which they shared with class members at their last class session. A graduation celebration for the class was held at the Oxford Old Mill on May 14, 2014.