NEJC Chamber Welcomes 30 Students for 30th Year of Leadership Program

Leadership Northeast (NEJC) 2019 Class Announced

Mission, Kan. -- The NEJC Chamber is proud to announce the 30th class of its premier regional leadership program, Leadership NEJC. The program is offered annually by the Chamber from January to May and fosters crucial skills through various workshops, hands-on experiences, community involvement, and interaction with key leaders in the community.

To celebrate the program's 30th anniversary in 2019, participants will have the opportunity to earn an NEJC Chamber Business Leadership Certificate and CEUs through a strategic partnership with Johnson County Community College -- a first for Johnson County Chambers. The 2019 program is sponsored by KCP&L.

Please help us welcome the Leadership NEJC Class of 2019:
Sarah Askren
Marketing Director
John Degen & Assoc., LLC
Alli Bertz
Strategic Communications
NEJC Chamber
Todd Blauwiekel
Intrust Bank
AlFonzo Bowens
Assistant Branch Manager
Community America Credit Union
Kate Buenger
Sponsorship Specialist
Johnson County Park and Recreation District
Megan Campbell
Development and Communications Director
Brian Compton
Insurance Consultant
Avidity Insurance
Ashley Freburg
Public Information Officer
City of Prairie Village
Erica Froelich
Senior Marketing Specialist
JE Dunn Construction
Rebecca Galati
Community Relations Manager
Erin Green
Employer Advantage
Tim Hadachek
Associate Attorney
Lathrop Gage
Kayla Harrity
Program Coordinator, Accelerating Opportunity
Johnson County Community College
Meredith Hauck
Assistant City Administrator
City of Merriam
Shanee` Kimber
Assistant Vice President Business Development
Morrill & Janes Bank and Trust
Chris Linnane
President and Founder
Linnane Consulting, LLC
Justin Morris
Armor Alarm, Inc.
Ellen Parker
Associate Attorney
Braden Perry
City of Mission Hills
Dr. Marion Pierson
Village Pediatrics
Dr. Joseph Reuben
Medical Staff President
Shawnee Mission Health
Tonya Rodecker Wendt
Attorney, Partner
Deacy & Deacy, LLP
Donnie Scharff
Interim Public Works Director
City of Roeland Park
Mary Schulteis
Arts Committee Member
City of Roeland Park
Nikki Shippee
Assistant Branch Manager
Capitol Federal Savings Bank
Shawn Smith
Director of Collaboration Center
Johnson County Community College
Margaret Steele
Community Relations Manager
Kansas Gas Service
Bonnie Swade
Co-Founder/Board Chair
Cpl. Jeremiah Waters
City of Merriam Police Department
Nickolas Wilson
Financial Advisor
Edward Jones
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Michael Poppa
Member Engagement