LFC 2010-11 Professional Mentor Recruiting
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LFC 2010-11 Professional Mentor Recruiting



Presentation created to recruit professional mentors and increase avenues of funding.

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LFC 2010-11 Professional Mentor Recruiting Presentation Transcript

  • 1. LFC class of 2008/09
    LFC class of 2009/10
    Leadership Fayette County
    Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
  • 2. Session 1: Orientation
  • 3. Orientation
    • Learn how you and your peers process information and act upon it
    • 4. Understand how to meet your Leadership goals while learning about diverse leadership strategies
    • 5. Begin the process of getting comfortable with public speaking
    • 6. Randy Housh, Seneca Health Care Systems
    • 7. Patrick Ford, Sirk-Ford Initiatives
  • Session 2: Team Building
  • 8. Team Building
    • Use the information from session 1 to develop a team that can solve difficult/complex challenges
    • 9. Ground elements test the participants abilities to cooperate as a team, solving complex games
    • 10. The Alpine Tower and high swing tests determination while relying on the support of their team
    • 11. ACE Team Building Staff
  • Session 3: SIMSOC
  • 12. SIMSOC
    • Understand how societies are dependent on the collective decisions and actions of diverse organizations and individuals
    • 13. Participants will be placed in various levels of the economic and social strata and will thus have diverse experiences within this exercise
    • 14. Dr. Larry Peppers, Associate Professor of Sociology at Clemson University; creator of SIMSOC
  • Session 4: Individual Skill Development
  • 15. Individual Skill Development
    • To provide participants with the information they will need to seek employment and succeed in the workforce
    • 16. Dave Pollard, Fayette County Resource Manager
    • 17. Kathy Housh, Manager Crossroads Mall
  • Session 5: Economic Development
  • 18. Economic Development
    • Provide participants a working knowledge of the partnerships which exist to promote local economic development and hands-on experiences that enforce the intricacies of the development process
    • 19. Pete Hobbs, Ansted Mayor
    • 20. Judy Radford, Director, 4C Economic Development Authority
    • 21. David Pollard, Fayette County Resource Coordinator
    • 22. W.D. Smith, Executive Director, Region 4 Planning and Development Council
  • Session 6: Judicial System
  • 23. Judicial System
    • Participants will get a working knowledge of how the justice system works and the importance of citizen participation
    • 24. Participants will act as the prosecuting and defense attorneys, bailiff, clerk and jury in a mock-trial
    • 25. Sit in on an actual court hearing
    • 26. Lynn B. Pollard, Esq.
    • 27. Christopher Frost, Esq.
    • 28. Kevin Burgess, Esq.
    • 29. Honorable John Hatcher, Circuit Judge of Fayette County
  • Session 7: Government
  • 30. Government
    • A working knowledge of the roles in disaster management
    • 31. Hands-on demonstration will enable participants to direct responses to a local disaster
    • 32. Major emphasis on teamwork
    • 33. Teresa White, Fayette County Director of Emergency Services
    • 34. Steve Cruikshank, Deputy Director Fayette County Office of Emergency Services
    • 35. Tim Richardson, President Fayette County Firefighters Association
    • 36. Chief Ranger, New River Gorge National River
    • 37. David Neal, Director Fayette County Emergency 911
    • 38. Roseann Berry, Director of Fayette/Nicholas County American Red Cross
  • Session 8: Education
  • 39. Education
    • Gain an understanding of the functions of the various Board offices
    • 40. Learn of career opportunities in Fayette County education
    • 41. Exposure to the non-academic issues faced the college experience
    • 42. Dwight Dials, Superintendent of Fayette County Schools
    • 43. Board of Education Staff
    • 44. Dave Pollard, Fayette County Resource Coordinator
  • Session 9: Tourism
  • 45. Tourism
    • How tourism affects the economy of the area and various career paths that exist in the industry
    • 46. Hands-on experience of how new products are the life-blood of the tourism industry
    • 47. Cindy Dragan Assistant Director Fayette County Chamber of Commerce
    • 48. Sharon Cruikshank Executive Director New River Convention and Visitor Bureau
    • 49. Geoff Heeter Owner Opossum Creek Retreat
    • 50. Dave Arnold Manager Class VI Mountain Adventure
    • 51. Debbie Darden Assistant Superintendent New River Gorge National River
    • 52. Kenny Parker Manager Water Stone Outdoors
    • 53. Dave Pollard Chairman New River Birding and Nature Festival
    • 54. Bridge Walk Staff
  • Session 10: Community Service
  • 55. Community Service
    • An understanding of the importance of clean water in an environmental sense and economic sense
    • 56. Hands-on experience that will build an appreciation for the natural environment
    • 57. Preserving and developing a living classroom for Fayette County
    • 58. Bill Hilton Jr., Consulting Director New River Birding and Nature Center
    • 59. Rachel Davis, Marketing Director / VISTA Volunteer Fayette County Urban Renewal Authority
    • 60. Levis Rose, Director Plateau Action Network
  • Session 11: Graduation
  • 61. Graduation
    • Celebrate the accomplishments
    • 62. A banquet held in honor of the Leadership students
    • 63. $500 college stipend commitments in the names of past and present Fayette County leaders
    • 64. The Leadership Fayette County experience will help leverage other scholarships when colleges see it on the resume
  • Leadership Development
    Your investment in the future of Fayette County will help support our best and brightest youth who are encouraged to return to the area upon completion of their higher education
    • Mentor our youth from a professional perspective; both will benefit from professional development
    • 65. Gain a better sense of place for Fayette County; where you do business
    • 66. Develop better leadership in your business, which makes better business
    • 67. Your contribution is tax deductible
  • Limited Business Partnerships Available
    For a contribution of $500, an employee of your choice can:
    • participate through the entire eight month Leadership Development program
    • 68. benefit from professional and personal growth
    • 69. receive a certificate of completion at the Graduation session
    • 70. have the opportunity to be a professional mentor
    • 71. share a sense of place with our youth
  • 72. LFC class of 2008/09
    LFC class of 2009/10
    Leadership Fayette County
    Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today