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September 19, 2017

Applications continue to be accepted for Leadership Garrett County

Organizers of Leadership Garrett County are looking for 20 emerging leaders from the non-profit, for-profit, and government sectors of the local economy and surrounding areas. Although final preparations are being made, seats are still available for admission into the second year program. The goal of the program is for members to emerge as more informed leaders and citizens to help ensure a bright future for Garrett County.

Leadership Garrett County consists of a total of six sessions over the next seven months. The first class will officially begin on October 11, and the class will conclude in May. Although a best consideration application date has been set for September 21, 2017, applications will continue to be accepted through October 5. Limited scholarships are also available.

During each session, class members will be exposed to program content on leadership and lectures from certified local trainers, in addition to key visits with Garrett County leaders and institutions, followed by discussions in the areas of art, education, government, etc.

Compared to other leadership programs across the state, Leadership Garrett County, combined with its classroom and experiential learning format, remains the lowest priced leadership program in the state.

Any organization wishing to sponsor an employee, or any individual wishing to apply, or inquire about a scholarship for the program should contact Connie Meyers, Director of Professional Development and Contract Training at Garrett College, at 301-387-3084 or connie.meyers@garrettcollege.edu.

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Photo courtesy of the Garrett County Health Department. Members of last year’s inaugural Leadership Garrett County class attended a session at the Garrett County Health Department, centered around healthcare and social services issues, organizations and leaders, with an opening session on group decision making processes, strategies and best practices.

In the very front row seated, left to right are: Debbie Daniels, Angela Luby, Mary Callis. Second row, kneeling is: Julie Peterson, Ryan Gosnell, Dallas Ouellette, Ashlee Boyd, Stephanie Spano-Wilson, Sarah Myers, Jean Thomas, and Robin Moore. Third row, standing: Jeff Gank, Davina Griffith, Chantelle Friend, Stephanie Henline, Crystal DeBerry, Kelly Rock, Sarena Rodeheaver, Judy Carbone, Rachel Dudok, Rachelle Warnick, Christine Welch, Shelley Argabrite, Garrett County Health Department. Fourth row, standing: Lexi Wilburn, Matt Cedro, Jason King, Misty Kamp, Lana Roby, Rodney Glotfelty, Garrett County Health Department; Michael Bishoff, Kim Durst, Mike Tumbarello, Garrett College; Emily Edwards, Katie Baker, Andrew Harvey.