What is Leadership Midland?
The future of any community is directly related to the talent, dedication and resourcefulness of the people in that community. Leadership Midland is a community leadership training program that provides exposure and insight to those who will occupy leadership positions within our community.
What are the Opportunities?
- Develop and enhance leadership skills
- Inform leaders about the opportunities and challenges facing our community
- Inspire leaders to encourage solutions and collaborations to make Midland County a better place to work and live;
- Provide a dynamic network of individuals to strengthen personal and organizational influence.
What are the Benefits?
- A better sense of personal leadership potential and enhanced leadership skills
- Leaders with a broader understanding of community issues who are prepared to keep their organizations engaged
- A diverse, growing network of alumni and resources
Application is open to residents of and those employed within Midland County. Leadership Midland seeks individuals who are in, or have the potential to advance to, leadership positions within their organization and community. Applicants must have an interest and commitment to serving the community in leadership roles.
2017 CLASS LISTJenifier Boyer—Emergency Management Coordinator, Midland CountyMichael Bruzewski—Labor Relations Manager, MidMichigan HealthDaniel Buzzell—Manager, Ace Hardware & Sports, Inc.Angie DiBiase—Dispatch Manager, Dow Aviation, DowDuPontAmy Dooley—Dial-A-Ride Supervisor, City of MidlandLaura Dull—Professor of History, Delta CollegeAndrea Foster—Conservation Outreach Coordinator, The Little Forks Conservancy, Inc.Erika Garrison—Employee Benefits Specialist, Ieuter Insurance GroupLauri Ireland—Community Outreach Coordinator, Midland County Habitat for HumanityAmanda Johnson—Housing Resource Specialist, Midland Area Homes, Housing Assistance CenterKaty Kildee—Staff Photographer, The Midland Daily NewsAndrew Koehlinger—VoteSpotter Project Director, Mackinac Center for Public PolicyChris Komara—Patrol Sergeant, City of Midland Police DepartmentGwen Korte—Personnel Recruiter, Three Rivers CorporationKrista Martelli—REALTOR, Ayre/Rhinehart RealtorsDan Nelson—Table Manager, The H Hotel - A Dolce Lifestyle CollectionLucy Pagán—Admissions Representative, DeVos Graduate School, Northwood UniversityCorinne Provoast—Health Insurance Agent, Arbury Insurance AgencySteve Puvalowski—CEO/Promotor, Tri-City Motor SpeedwayDan Reimer—Broker/Owner, RE/MAX of MidlandRodney Roten—Deputy Chief of Police, City of Midland Police DepartmentChelsea Rowley—Program Manager, Michigan Baseball FoundationGail Sarnowski—Commercial Lender, Chemical BankJoe Sova—Utilities Director, City of MidlandKayLeigh Stachowiak—Senior Accountant, Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business ConsultantsJeff Stoutenburg—Public Policy Manager, DowDuPontShannon Tait—Project Manager, Three Rivers CorporationKathryn Tate—Community Integration Leader, The Legacy Center for Community SuccessCally Taylor—Member Relations Director, Greater Midland Community CenterDan Tuma—Owner, Dan Tuma Media, LLCVicki Wakeman—Blueprint for Safety Coordinator, ShelterhouseShawn Weiss—General Manager, Midland MallTom Wood—Production Leader, DowDuPontDagney Wysong—Employment Specialist, Community Mental Health for Central Michigan
CHAIR—Millie Jezior ’09—MidMichigan Health
CHAIR ELECT—Scott MacNellis ’14—LaLonde Foods
Todd Beals ’15—Midland Country Club
Joel Beeck ’04—Huntington Bank
Jenn Brick ’15—Isabella Bank
Dexter Brigham ’16—Midland Center for the Arts
Jenni Bush ’16—SPACE Inc.
Jennifer Chappel ’09—Midland County Habitat for Humanity
Andrew Chubb ’11—Saginaw Valley State University
Jill Dougherty ’12—Great Lakes Safety Training Center
Reid Duford ’08—City of Midland
Erick Forshee ’07—Fisher Sand & Gravel
Dave Gray ’05—Express Mart Food Stores, LLC
Caleb Guthrie ’15—United Way of Midland County
Natalie Herber ’14—Ieuter Insurance Group
Eltaro Hooper ’16—Saginaw Valley State University
Kevin Heye ’08—Greater Midland Community Center
Brad Kaye ’12—City of Midland
Kristi Kaye ’14—Midland Hypnotherapy
Jerry Ladwig ’09—75th District Court
Bob Rider ’99—Rider Type & Design
Madhu Rishi ’03—Physical Therapy & Rehab Specialists
Michael Rogers ’12
Bridget Sadenwater ’07—ABC—Greater Michigan Chapter
Emily Schafer ’11—Midland Area Community Foundation
Melissa Snelling ’09—Midland County Central Dispatch Authority
Mike Sullivan ’14—Northwood University
STAFF—Diane Middleton ’10—Midland Area Chamber of Commerce
Presidential Level Sponsors
SVSU COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
THE MENU MANAGER
ABC—GREATER MICHIGAN CHAPTER
LEADERSHIP MIDLAND ALUMNI
MIDLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
CLEARRIVER ADVERTISING & MARKETING