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Leadership Clark County Announces Leadership Changes

Leadership Clark County (LCC), a nonprofit organization that develops effective community leaders to serve Clark County, Washington, is pleased to announce its governance changes for the coming year. 

Incoming Executive Committee members include:

  • Mike True (Chair, LCC Class of 2012) 
  • Elizabeth Scott (Vice Chair, LCC Class of 2015) 
  • Sharif Burdzik (Immediate Past Chair, LCC Class of 2009) 
  • Linda Reid (Treasurer, LCC Class of 2009) 
  • Jim Mains (Secretary, LCC Class of 2011) 
  • Jeff Groff (Member at Large, LCC Class of 2009)

New members joining the Board of Directors include:

  • Tim Cook (LCC Class of 2015) 
  • Tony Johnson (LCC Class of 2000) 
  • George Lackey (LCC Class of 2017 one-year representative) 
  • Sharon Pesut (LCC Class of 2004) 
  • Rick Torres (LCC Class of 2015)

Board members serve three-year terms and set the organization’s strategic direction. In addition to the Executive Committee and incoming members, the Board of Directors for the coming year is comprised of:

  • Tina Krause (LCC Class of 2012) 
  • John McDonagh (Chamber Representative) 
  • Kathleen Meyers (LCC Class of 2014)

Incoming committee chairs include:

  • Alumni Committee: Co-chairs Christine Humphrey (LCC Class of 2016) and Jerry Todd (LCC Class of 2016) 
  • Curriculum Committee: Tina Krause (LCC Class of 2012) 
  • Development Committee: Jim Mains (LCC Class of 2011) 
  • Finance Committee: Linda Reid (LCC Class of 2009) 
  • Governance Committee: Elizabeth Scott (LCC Class of 2015) 
  • Marketing Committee: Co-chairs Michael Fish (LCC Class of 2015 ) and Bob Sable (LCC Class of 2015) 
  • Recruitment Committee: Co-chairs Eddie Allen (LCC Class of 2014) and Tracey Malone (LCC Class of 2014)

Brief bios of LCC Board members can found by visiting and clicking on the individual photographs.

In addition to these leadership transitions, LCC Executive Director Angel Escobedo has announced he will be leaving the organization to pursue other opportunities after serving in the position since March of 2015.

“The board leadership and broader LCC family would like to thank Angel for his dedication and many contributions to the organization over the past two years,” said Mike True, Chair, LCC Board of Directors. “Angel has been a tireless advocate for the organization and we have no doubt that he will remain actively engaged in the community as he pursues his next endeavor.” 

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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