Leadership Fort Dodge class announced

The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance announced the participants for its 2019-20 Leadership Fort Dodge program Thursday.

The program allows participants to learn about Fort Dodge, leadership skills and networking.

The program runs from September to May.

During that time, participants will see professional presentations, tour businesses and agencies, and interact with local and state leaders.

According to the Growth Alliance, the mission of Leadership Fort Dodge is to develop dynamic leaders who are qualified and focused on the future.

Classes are the second Thursday of every month.

Topics discussed include history and demographics, health and human services, civic engagement, media, education, criminal justice, local government, state government, quality of life, economic development and agriculture and ecology.

Here is the 2019-20 class:

Ben Crimmins, White Transfer & Storage

Tyler Schadegg, city of Fort Dodge

Korann Kendall, KHI Solutions

Tricia McCaleb, KHI Solutions

Mark Mettler, Gunderson Funeral Home and Cremation Services

E.J. Donaghey, Citizens Community Credit Union

Jeremey Moore, Fort Dodge Police Department

Nick Sieck, Great Western Bank

Danielle Michalski, Abstract Associates

Michael Faiferlick, Northwest Bank

Kole Petersen, Central Financial Group

Amie Kallansrud, First American Bank

Jeff Hill, Fort Dodge Fire Department

Beth Jackson, Iowa Specialty Hospital

Eric Conell, Fort Dodge Fire Department

Keenan Schuur, Coldwell Banker Associated Realtors

Andy Sheffield, CJ Bio America

Jessica Hinman, Decker Truck Line Inc.

Doreen Pliner, Webster County

Tiffany Wallace, Coldwell Banker Associated Realtors

Nick Carlson, Webster County/Fort Dodge Fire Department

Skyla Porter, Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance

Shawn George, city of Fort Dodge

Samantha Johnson, Town and Country Insurance

David Lastine, Shimkat Motor Co.

Kim Schilling, Friendship Haven

Justin Harvey, MidAmerican Energy Co.

Rita Schmidt, Fort Dodge Public Library

Gina Cone, Prairie Lakes Church


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