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Date Press Release
08/21/2009

Leadership Tangipahoa Announces 2009 – 2010 Class

For Immediate Release:                                                       8/21/09
Contact:                                                                                 Stacey Neal
                                                                                                985-549-3160
                                                                                                info@haeidd.org

Leadership Tangipahoa Announces 2009-2010 Class

The Leadership Tangipahoa program is please to announce that 20 qualified applicants have been selected to participate in the 2009-10 class.  Applicants are required to submit a personal letter of commitment, resume, and three letters of recommendation.  To be considered for the class, you must either live or work in Tangipahoa Parish. 

The following individuals will comprise the 2009-10 Leadership Tangipahoa class: Donnisha Alexander, City of Kentwood; Bridget Bailey, Tangipahoa Parish Government; Connie Davis, Southeastern Louisiana University; Pat Farris, Tangipahoa Parish Sherriff’s Office; Leslie Fontenot, Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival; William Frederick, Bobby Drude & Associates; Amber Gardner, Tangipahoa Parish School Board; Anette Kirylo, City of Hammond; Charlotte Lenoir, Hammond Chamber of Commerce; Stacey McDonald, Ponchatoula Jaycees; Randy Moore, Compass Career College; Becky Navarra, Pete’s Pharmacy; Wayne Ricks, Southeastern Business Center; Dana Short, Tangipahoa Parish Tourism; Bradley Stevens, Edwards & Associates Law Firm; Jasmin Sziber, Gabriels Building Supply; Salvador “Trey” Tantillo, III, Jett Financial, LLC;  Pierre Theriot, Jr., Holly & Smith Architects; Vicki Travis, Tangipahoa Parish Government; Cheri Vining, Tangipahoa Mosquito Abatement District.

The group will meet the end of the month for a 3 day retreat that focuses on team building and explores leadership skills.  After the retreat, the class will meet for nine all day sessions occurring once a month.  Each session focuses on a specific aspect of Tangipahoa Parish, including government, culture and tourism, economic development, health care, criminal justice, education, social systems and a trip to the Louisiana State Capitol.  During the next nine months the class will learn that they all can make and impact in their own parish.  Sessions will include lectures, simulations, group discussion, panel presentations, and field trips. 

For more information about Leadership Tangipahoa, visit our website at www.leadershiptangi.org or by calling 985-549-3831.