HUMBLE, TX — The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Lake Houston program began its seventh year in September, with a new class of 23 emerging and existing community leaders.
Program participants include Katena Carvajales with the Houston Airport System, Noel Cardenas with Memorial Herman Northeast, Megan Carter Hartman with Haines Law, Stephanie Causey with Chick-fil-A Wilson/Beltway 8, Jackie Christian with The Karate School, Nathalie Cras with New York Life Insurance, Melissa Crizer with Humble ISD, Steven Day with Kindred Healthcare-Hospice Division, David Fischer with HCA Kingwood Medical Center, Jennifer Gisclair with Humble Area Assistance Ministries, Levi Hermes with McCord Development, Chris Janik with Walgreens, Larkin LeSueur with Humble ISD, Adewunmi "Ade" Lewis with the Houston Airport System, Deborah Rose Miller with Rose Realty LLC, Sabrina Padgett with Pines Montessori School, Oscar Ramos with Lone Star College Atascocita Center, Brie Rangel with IMPACT Branding and Design, Kiana Rios Mangual with Humble ISD Education Foundation, Dean Ryan with Insperity, Tracy Slaughter Holmes with Explore the Horizon/Maxum Travel, Adam VanDeventer with the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce and Mitzi Vaughn with Winsurance.
The purpose of Leadership Lake Houston is to prepare, tool and enable participants to make an impact on the growth and vitality of the community. To accomplish this, the class will attend day sessions, once a month for eight months, to learn the current status and needs of various aspects of the community. Participants receive training for successfully serving on committees and boards. The session topics include Business and Economic Development, Government, Justice and Public Safety, Education, Healthcare, Social Services and Quality of a Leader.
Leadership Lake Houston Area also provides participants an opportunity to develop lasting relationships with Lake Houston leaders and their fellow classmates. In addition to identifying the needs of the community, the class will be motivated to take action. The program will culminate in May 2018 with a graduation ceremony where the class will then be charged to put their leadership skills to work by getting involved, eventually assuming leadership roles within the community.
Leadership Lake Houston is accepts applications each spring. Contact Johnston Farrow at (281) 446-2128 for information.