LEK Update: August 2015
The Leadership East Kentucky (LEK) Class of 2015 met on the campus of HCTC and the University Center of the Mountains in Hazard, Kentucky on Tuesday, August 11. The day's agenda included presentations from InVision Hazard, Foundation for Appalachia Kentucky, and Jennifer Bergman, JobSight Services Director at EKCEP. The class also toured the Challenger Learning Center and WYMT Mountain Television where Neil Middleton, VP General Manager at WYMT gave a special presentation on leadership in Eastern Kentucky (see video below).
Leadership East Kentucky (LEK) is a regional leadership training and development organization, serving residents throughout Eastern Kentucky. Leadership East Kentucky is a program that is vital to the future of East Kentucky, growing leaders who in turn grow their communities. Each year, LEK recruits a leadership class from throughout East Kentucky and from diverse fields of interest, including business & industry, education, government, non-profits, religion, arts & culture, grassroots organizations and others. Topics for the sessions may include education, health, economic development, justice, governance, our youth, and other topics. In addition, we provide training in various skills, including collaboration, working in teams, asset based planning, visioning and leadership skills.
Published on August 28, 2015