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Leadership Pierre

Leadership Pierre

 

Vision

Leadership Pierre is a comprehensive program for current and emerging leaders to analyze characteristics associated with leadership, develop individual skills, and gather an awareness of trends, challenges and issues that face Hughes & Stanley County. Leadership Pierre seeks a diverse group of participants of varying interests and styles across a broad spectrum of achievement from the area.

Program

LEADERSHIP PIERRE is an educational program intended for Pierre area citizens who have an interest in their communities, their leaders and institutions, and/or specific leadership opportunities. During the nine month program, participants will hear from area experts, tour places which make our community unique, participate in thought provoking discussion and learn how and why decisions are made…All with the goal of shaping tomorrow’s leaders.

Purpose

  • Make Connections
  • Community Awareness
  • Networking
  • Develop Leadership Skills
  • Create a Sense of Purpose for Civic Involvement

What Does It Take?

Participants must live or work in the Pierre Area. They are expected to attend all sessions in their entirety, kickoff and graduation and at least one community involvement opportunity during the 2019-20 Leadership Pierre program.

Session Schedule

  • Leadership Pierre Kickoff -Sept 10 (5:00–7:30 pm)
  • Session 1, Business and Professional Dev. – Sept 12
  • Session 2, Education – Oct 10
  • Session 3, Culture and Arts – Nov 7
  • Session 4, Community Services – Dec 5
  • Session 5, Tourism and Media – Jan 9
  • Session 6, Healthcare – Feb 6
  • Session 7, Law Enforcement and Emergency Mgmt – Mar 5
  • Session 8, Agriculture – Apr 9
  • Session 9, Local Government – May 7
  • Leadership Pierre Graduation Ceremony & Alumni
  • Celebration – May 14 (5:30-7:30 pm)
Apply Today!

Application deadline is July 19, 2019.

Applicants will be notified by August 9, 2019

Contact Jamie Seiner 224.7361 or jseiner@pierre.org


Class Roster: 2018

John Krogstrand

John Krogstrand
SD High School Activities Association
Assistant Executive Director

Christopher McConnell

Christopher McConnell
Black Hills Federal Credit Union
Member Service Center Manager

Brooke Bohnenkamp

Brooke Bohnenkamp
City of Pierre
Manager of Communications, Special Projects and IT

Aaron Fabel

Aaron Fabel
Oahe Family YMCA
CEO

Ashlee Rathbun

Ashlee Rathbun
Capital Area United Way
Executive Director

Mallory Gordon

Mallory Gordon
Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce
Communications Manager

Matthew Reitzel

Matthew Reitzel
SD State Archives
Manuscript/Photo Archivist

Kristin Gabriel

Kristin Gabriel
Bankwest
Sales/Marketing Channel Manager

Dustin Hight

Dustin Hight
River Cities Public Transit
Social Media Manager/Asset & Vendor Coordinator

Kayla Burns

Kayla Burns
Avera St. Mary's
Director of Rehab Services

Katherine Nelson

Katherine Nelson
SD State Historical Society
Restoration Specialist

Jessica Hanig

Jessica Hanig
Beck Motors
Business Manager

Nelly Nord

Nelly Nord
SD Department of Public Safety
Accountant II

Erica Moore

Erica Moore
Lower Brule Community College
Chief Academic Officer

Scott Louis

Scott Louis
Century Business Products
Sales Associate District Manager