7/17/2013 8:18:00 PM Leadership Stillwater Class XXII Announced
The Stillwater Chamber of Commerce has announced the names of 28 people who have been accepted into Class XXII of Leadership Stillwater.
Created in 1984, Leadership Stillwater has had more than 540 graduates, who have been encouraged to apply what they've learned in the program to become more involved in the community and accept civic responsibilities.
"We want to identify emerging leaders in the community and prepare them to take on leadership roles," said Lisa Navrkal, President and CEO of the Chamber.
"We do this by providing an understanding of the community, while developing communication and problem solving skills."
Program presenters include civic leaders, government officials, educators and experts from a variety of fields and industries, with a curriculum that was created by the past year's graduating class.
Those accepted into the class will select internships at local non-profit organizations and attend courses beginning in August, with graduation taking place at the Chamber's Business@Lunch event on Friday, Dec. 13.
The Leadership Stillwater Class XXII and the organizations they represent are: Juliet Abdeljawad, Stillwater Chamber of Commerce; Joel Atkins, Oklahoma State University Athletics; Barrett Aufl eger, C-Star Management, LLC; Bo Blakey, Habitat for Humanity; Tom Bradley, Stillwater Fire Department; Ruth Cavins, Oklahoma WONDERtorium; Scott Cochrane, Aspen Custom Electronics; Jeremy Cowley, Meridian Technology Center; Jeremy Daggs, University & Community Federal Credit Union; Michael Decker, PrimeLending; Phillip Deisher, OK Jailbirds; Annie Dobson, Oklahoma State University - Exec. Asst. - OSU VP; Cristie German, Mexico Joe's; Gary Johnson, Stillwater Regional Airport; Megan McCool, Oklahoma State University - Career Services; Justin Minges, Arvest Bank; Sherryl Nelson, Northern Oklahoma College - Stillwater; Andrew Parr, First National Bank & Trust Company;Mark Pennie, Oklahoma State University - University Marketing; Robert Raab, Sequel Data Systems; Rebecca Singer, Brewer Carpet One; Loren Smith, Stillwater Electric Utility; Stacey Smith, Oklahoma State University Foundation; Doug Starchman, Peak Pest Control; Matt Streeter, RCB Bank; Denise Talley, RE/MAX Signature; Cody Whittenburg, City of Stillwater; and Jennifer Young, American Red Cross.