Third Quarter 2012

Leadership Lawrence Introduces Class of 2013

The Leadership Lawrence Class of 2013 will be formally introduced to the community at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18. The announcement reception will take place at Landmark National Bank, 4621 W. Sixth Street. There is no charge for the event, which is open to the public.

Leadership Lawrence is a year-long professional development program sponsored by the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce. It is beginning its 31st year and has graduated more than 700 community leaders.

“This is an exceptional group selected from a diverse and highly qualified applicant pool,” said Sue Hack, executive director of Leadership Lawrence. “I’m looking forward to seeing how they engage with each other as they learn about the community and tackle the challenges and opportunities of civic and service leadership.”

The Leadership Lawrence Class of 2013 includes:

Ryan Brittingham, Legends Dental; Daryl Bugner, Kern Marketing Group; Lori Carson, Intrust Bank; David Cronin, City of Lawrence; Kristin Eldridge, Snap Promotions; Brad Farmer, Laser Logic; Andy Flory, Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical; Emily Hampton, Douglas County Child Development Assoc.; Andrew Hansen, Peoples Bank; Garrett Harper, New York Life Insurance; Jeffrey Heiman, Stevens Brand; Kristi Henderson, KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences; Ryan Hornberger, Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical; Linda Jalenak, Jalenak Accounting Service; Kathleen Johnson, The World Company; Susan Johnson, K-State Research and Extension; Shannon Jones, Simple Solutions & Peak Performance Health Center; Cynthia Lewis, Douglas County VNA; Julie Lintecum, Julie Neal & Co.; Mike Logan, The Granada; Deborah Moody, Douglas County District Attorney’s Office; Debbie Pitts, Theatre Lawrence; Scott Risley, Risley Chiropractic; Adam Ritchie, LED Source; Eunice Ruttinger, Bert Nash Mental Health Center; Grant Ryan, Emprise Bank; Sarajane Scott Koch, Scott Temperature; Dan Simon, KU Endowment Association; Jay Smith, Central National Bank; Leslie Soden, Pet Minders of Lawrence; Amanda Storm, Trinity In-Home Care; Casey Toomay, City of Lawrence; Dori Villalon, Lawrence Humane Society; Jay Wachs, Great Plains Media; Jeanne Waisner, ICL Performance Products; Colby Wilson, Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence; Scott Woodhead, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America

Leadership Lawrence is a program of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, designed to inspire and strengthen active leadership in Lawrence and Douglas County. For more information about Leadership Lawrence, visit the website at

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