JEFFERSON - Nineteen community and professional leaders graduated the Leadership Jackson program recently. <br />
The principle purpose of Leadership Jackson County, sponsored by the Jackson County Area Chamber of Commerce, is to build a network of community leaders who can "enhance their problem solving skills and leadership abilities through shared perspectives and by working together." Over the years,more than 300 have graduated. <br />
"The relationships I formed during the year I went through Leadership Jackson are lasting to this day. We were able to connect on a professional and a personal level," said Tricia Massey, Marketing Director, Northridge Medical Center. "The knowledge I gained in so many sectors of the community is irreplaceable."<br />
The Class of 2014 created and implemented a fundraiser called Tug of Love, a tug of war competition in which proceeds benefited Wellspring Camp. Wellspring Camp is a camp for children and adults with developmental disabilities and special needs.<br />
This year's graduates are:<br />
David Boring-Woodtec Millwork, Inc. <br />
Paul Brown-Jackson County Habitat for Humanity<br />
Leigh Carroll-Jackson County Chamber of Commerce<br />
Maura Cobb-Northridge Medical Center<br />
Michael Faulkner-Legacy Landscape Management<br />
Wayne Garrison-South State Bank<br />
Jim Hix-Jackson County Board of Commissioners<br />
Ross Kesterson-Restore Pros<br />
Chris Lane-Southern Power Company<br />
Janis Mangum-Jackson County Sheriff's Department<br />
Flint McCullough-Georgia Power<br />
Terri Parker-Gwinnett Technical College<br />
Amie Pirkle-City of Jefferson<br />
Logan Propes-Jackson County<br />
Nancy Rhodes-Adornare Salon<br />
Sarina Roth-Never the Rock Photography<br />
Judy Smith-Jackson County Water and Sewage Authority<br />
Russell Stafford-Southeast Toyota Distributors<br />
James Wascher-City of Commerce<br />
Chosen for membership in the Class of 2015 are:<br />
Andre Aguilar - Co-Owner/Partner, A & S Septic and Backhoe Services, LLC<br />
Elizabeth Evans - Assistant Manager, Tanger Outlet Center<br />
Kevin Keller - Planning & Development Director, Town of Braselton<br />
Jacqueline Lister - Wealth Advisory Associate, Morgan Stanley <br />
Jennifer Nicholson - Practice Administrator, Northeast Georgia Physicians Group <br />
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