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Leadership Harrisonburg-Rockingham participants announced


hrchamberlogo2The Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce announces that the following individuals have been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Leadership Harrisonburg-Rockingham program:

  • Katie Atkinson – Classic Kitchen & Bath
  • Rebeca Barge – Big Brothers Big Sisters HRC
  • Matthew Beahm – Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • Tyler Beiler – Nielsen Builders, Inc.
  • Matthew Blauch – Blauch Brothers
  • Karin Blay – Rockingham County Schools
  • Elizabeth Bouldin-Clopton – Goodwill Industries
  • Rian Chandler-Dovis – F&M Bank/VBS Mortgage
  • Shawn Craddock – RMH Medical Center
  • Katie Dillon – Dynamic Aviation
  • Clark Driver – Lantz Construction Company
  • Diana Epstein – Dynamic Aviation  Matthew Frakes – Morgan Stanley
  • Robert Frazier – Frazier Quarry
  • Ashley Gordon – Explore More Discovery Museum
  • Philip Hackett – Sentara RMH
  • Jasmine Hardesty – Hardesty Law Firm
  • William Heishman – JMU – Residence Life
  • Brent Holsinger – JMU
  • Elenore Holsopple – WHSV TV-3
  • Matthew Hulvey – Nielsen Builders, Inc.
  • Elizabeth Kibler – Hess Financial
  • Deborah Kile – Sentara RMH
  • Jennifer Martin – Broadway HS, Rockingham Co. Public Schools
  • Cheryl Martino – Union First Market Bank
  • Carmel Murphy Norris – BRCC
  • Ashton Rawley – Rockingham County
  • Cathryn Ritter – PBMares, LLP
  • James Spurlock – Brown Edwards & Company
  • Mark Stroupe – Nielsen Builders, Inc.
  • John Weisgerber – Dynamic Aviation

The program is designed to develop the leaders of tomorrow through a series of sessions held over a 9 month period.  Commencing in September and concluding in May, the sessions cover both economic and social facets of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County.  With topics ranging from Community Development and Education to Public Policy and Arts and Entertainment, participants are encouraged to engage in Team Building, Leadership and Workplace Communication.  To further enhance the participant’s experience, each session is held at a different location and facilitated by different individuals.

Leadership Harrisonburg-Rockingham is overseen by Leadership alumni and administered by the Harrisonburg-Rockingham Chamber of Commerce.  “This is one of the larger classes in recent memory and is a testament to the Leadership program’s continuous improvement and it value to emerging leaders of our community” according to Melissa Fortner, LHR Co-Chair and VP of Supportive Living at VMRC. Now in its 34th year, the program has produced more than 900 graduates, many of whom hold key positions in local business, government and the community today.

For more information, contact the Chamber at 434-3862, visit www.hrchamber.org/leadershipHR or email [email protected].



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