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Leadership Clark County Announces its Class of 2018

Leadership Clark County (LCC), a nonprofit organization which develops effective community leaders to serve Clark County, Washington, is pleased to announce the members of the LCC Class of 2018: Gil Amundsen, Max Ault, Jodi Blackwood, Christie Brown-Silva, Lance Carter, Kelsey Chappelle, Rosemary Cowan, Cadie Dye, Marnie Farness, Lori Figone, Kathryn Garcia-Stackpole, Melanie Green, Maria Halcumb, Amber Hall, Jennifer Hawks-Conright, Chato Hazelbaker, Emily Hess, Katie Jolema, Lindsay Langley, Dennis Malin, Jeffrey Marks, Rachel McGrew, Mari LeeAnn O’neil, Daniel Orrantia, Scott Ouchi, Cass Parker, Robert Perkins, Christie Rust, Samantha Sandford, Maxwell Santino, Bryce Sinner, Jenny Thompson, Charlie Tumelty, Brad Wager, Nicholas Warren, and Ray Yurkewycz.

These 36 individuals were selected via a competitive application process to participate in LCC’s nine-month Leadership Development Program from September 2017 to May 2018. Throughout the program, class members will learn about the history of Clark County, gain a better understanding of how government works at both the local and state levels, and be exposed to a variety of challenges our community faces. Class members also make a direct community impact by working in smaller groups throughout the year on projects that benefit community partner organizations.

“We’re excited to welcome this class of current and future leaders,” said Angel Escobedo, LCC’s Executive Director. “The Leadership Development Program will bond them, challenge them, and ultimately empower them to tackle the challenges our community faces, making Southwest Washington an even better place to live, work, and play.”

Congratulations to the LCC Class of 2018!

About LCC – Leadership Clark County is a nonprofit, nonpartisan civic leadership development program. Founded in 1993, participants are selected through a competitive application process and gain in-depth knowledge of our community and leadership skills that enable them to be more effective in their community involvement. The nine-month program runs September through May and is offered annually to individuals from Clark County's private, nonprofit and public sectors. Over 700 people have completed the program and serve our community as nonprofit board members, civic group leaders, business leaders and elected officials.

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Within a short time of completing the program, I targeted areas in the community I am passionate about, and I increased my involvement and volunteering.

     – Sharif Burdzik, LCC Alumni

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