• Leadership Midland

  • 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 Information:
    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.

    Click here to download the 2017 Leadership Midland Program Information

    2017 CLASS LIST

    Jenifier Boyer—Emergency Management Coordinator, Midland County
    Michael Bruzewski—Labor Relations Manager, MidMichigan Health
    Daniel Buzzell—Manager, Ace Hardware & Sports, Inc.
    Angie DiBiase—Dispatch Manager, Dow Aviation, DowDuPont
    Amy Dooley—Dial-A-Ride Supervisor, City of Midland
    Laura Dull—Professor of History, Delta College
    Andrea Foster—Conservation Outreach Coordinator, The Little Forks Conservancy, Inc.
    Erika Garrison—Employee Benefits Specialist, Ieuter Insurance Group
    Lauri Ireland—Community Outreach Coordinator, Midland County Habitat for Humanity                       
    Amanda Johnson—Housing Resource Specialist, Midland Area Homes, Housing Assistance Center
    Katy Kildee—Staff Photographer, The Midland Daily News
    Andrew Koehlinger—VoteSpotter Project Director, Mackinac Center for Public Policy
    Chris Komara—Patrol Sergeant, City of Midland Police Department
    Gwen Korte—Personnel Recruiter, Three Rivers Corporation
    Krista Martelli—REALTOR, Ayre/Rhinehart Realtors
    Dan Nelson—Table Manager, The H Hotel - A Dolce Lifestyle Collection
    Lucy Pagán—Admissions Representative, DeVos Graduate School, Northwood University
    Corinne Provoast—Health Insurance Agent, Arbury Insurance Agency
    Steve Puvalowski—CEO/Promotor, Tri-City Motor Speedway
    Dan Reimer—Broker/Owner, RE/MAX of Midland
    Rodney Roten—Deputy Chief of Police, City of Midland Police Department
    Chelsea Rowley—Program Manager, Michigan Baseball Foundation
    Gail Sarnowski—Commercial Lender, Chemical Bank
    Joe Sova—Utilities Director, City of Midland
    KayLeigh Stachowiak—Senior Accountant, Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants
    Jeff Stoutenburg—Public Policy Manager, DowDuPont
    Shannon Tait—Project Manager, Three Rivers Corporation
    Kathryn Tate—Community Integration Leader, The Legacy Center for Community Success
    Cally Taylor—Member Relations Director, Greater Midland Community Center
    Dan Tuma—Owner, Dan Tuma Media, LLC
    Vicki Wakeman—Blueprint for Safety Coordinator, Shelterhouse
    Shawn Weiss—General Manager, Midland Mall
    Tom Wood—Production Leader, DowDuPont
    Dagney Wysong—Employment Specialist, Community Mental Health for Central Michigan

    STEERING COMMITTEE

    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

    Supporting Sponsors

    PIZZA SAM’S
    DOMINO’S PIZZA
    AMAZING DELI
    SVSU COLLEGE OF SCIENCE, ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY
    THE MENU MANAGER
    LALONDE FOODS
    ABC—GREATER MICHIGAN CHAPTER
    LEADERSHIP MIDLAND ALUMNI
    ASSOCIATION
    MIDLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    CLEARRIVER ADVERTISING & MARKETING