Leadership Shelby County announces 2009 class

Leadership Shelby County is pleased to announce that 30 individuals have been selected to participate in its 2008-09 class. Since 1995, Leadership Shelby County has equipped more than 420 area citizens with the necessary skills and abilities to enhance the economic growth and development of Shelby County. The program is designed for participants to take the leadership experience confidently into the many opportunities of service in the community.

The class will participate in nine full-day sessions, focusing on issues affecting Shelby County. Class members will also participate in community service projects as a requirement for graduation.

Members of the class are: Matthew Allen, Shelby County Reporter; Phyllis Bolena, M & F Bank; Shane Collins, Tom Jones Financial; Dave Corn, Chelsea Fire & Rescue; Rickey Darby, Shelby County Board of Education; Jim Day, University of Montevallo; Mary Fogo, Chelsea Chiropractic, Inc.; Caleb Goodwyn, Office of Congressman Spencer Bachus; Terri Gualano, A T & T; Cindy Hawkins, Kids First Awareness Program; Heath Henderson, Merrill Lynch; Martha Lewis, The American Village; Leah Anne Lowe, Shelby County Board of Education; Randy May, Allison, May & Kimbrough; Jon Parker, County Commission; Rick Shepherd, Prosys; Terry Smiley, Alagasco; Ben Smith, Smith Chiropractic; DeAnna Smith, University of Montevallo; Craig Sorensen, Southwest Water Company; Cody Sumners, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office; Jacqui Sweet, The Bank of New York; Dorann Tanner, DAY Program; Tommy Thomas, Pelham Police Department; Meredith Watkins, United Way; Chris Wilder, SEPCO; Thomas Wilder, Alagasco;Barbara Williams, Shelby County Juvenile Court; Scott Williams, Shelby Baptist Medical Center; and Bill Wilson, LBYD.