Leadership Shelby County graduates 26 members of its Class of 2010

Leadership Shelby County recently graduated 26 members of its Class of 2010.

The class was Leadership Shelby’s 15th annual.

Since its first class in 1995, more than 475 area business, government and civic leadership have participated in the Leadership Shelby program, designed to equip the county’s leaders with information about the county in order to enhance growth and development of Shelby County.

The Leadership Shelby experience consists of nine full-day sessions, which focus on a variety of aspects of life here, like education, county government, health care, judicial system, business and industry, state government, county history and quality of life.

Members of this year’s class included:

Kimberly Barrett, vice president for student affairs at the University of Montevallo, Montevallo.

Mike Blackwell, director, Developing Alabama Youth, Alabaster.

Tim Bowen, business office manager, Alabama Power Co., Pelham

Neil R. Clement, attorney and partner, RichardsonClement P.C., Birmingham.

Rene Day, supervisor, career and technical education, Shelby County Schools, Alabaster.

Kristi Doughty, director, insurance and benefits, Energen Corp., Birmingham.

Jim Fuhrmeister, probate judge, Shelby County Probate Court, Columbiana.

Bob Gardner, manager, operations support and compliance, Alabama Gas Corp., Birmingham.

Jan Griffey, editor and associate publisher, Shelby County Newspapers Inc., Columbiana.

Mel Hackbarth, associate vice president, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Birmingham.

Lindsay Humphries, director of investor relations, The Partnership, Pelham.

Lance Lee, chaplain, Family Comfort Hospice, Alabaster.

Ray McAllister, mayor, town of Vincent.

Michael McNeill, project manager, Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood Inc., Birmingham.

Jim Miller, assistant superintendent, Shelby County Schools, Columbiana.

Joseph Mitchell, program director, Jefferson State Community College, Hoover.

Annah Grace Morgan, associate manager of fundraising and special events, American Diabetes Association, Helena.

Clair Owens, director of risk management and compliance, Shelby Baptist Medical Center, Alabaster.

Hugh Richardson, associational missionary, Shelby Baptist Association, Columbiana.

John Romano, executive director, Community of Hope Health Clinic, Birmingham.

John Samaniego, chief deputy, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, Columbiana.

Joshua Seals, project manager, Southern Nuclear Operating Co., Hoover.

Corlette Stewart, business development manager, 02ideas, Homewood.

Heather Stripling, partnership initiative coordinator, Greater Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, Pelham.

Mark Turner, battalion chief, North Shelby Fire Department, Birmingham.

Marshal Worthington, private mortgage banker, Wells Fargo, Birmingham.

Leadership Shelby County’s board of directors include Lindsey Allison, David Bobo, Steve Chapman, Lynn Cook, Chris Curry, Alex Dudchock, Donna Francavilla, Leslie Greenwood, Calvin Gunn, Carol Hill, Peg Hill, Reginald Holloway, Cynthia Jarrett, Jessica Keller, Kevin Morris, Cindy Nicholson, Tim Prince, Terry Smiley, Bridgett Jordan-Smith, Jennifer Trammell, Cam Ward, Jody Wigley and Wallace Williams.

For more information about Leadership Shelby County, visit LeadershipShelbyCounty.com.