Jefferson County Leadership Institute Graduates First Class

BROOKVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – The Jefferson County Leadership Institute will be graduating its first class this month.

(Pictured, from left, are Megan Witherell; Alyssa Snyder; Jill Martin Rend, Director of BC3 at Brockway; Jessica Carroll; Commissioner Jeffrey Pisarcik; Dan McDonald; Commissioner Herbert Bullers; Connie Long; and Matt Brownlee)

The institute was created in 2017 by Jill Martin Rend, Director of BC3 at Brockway, and Jamie Barger, former Director of the Brookville Chamber of Commerce.

Its purpose is to provide Jefferson County residents, people from other counties who work in Jefferson County, or residents of surrounding counties an overview of what is available in Jefferson County.

The first class started in March of 2017 and will be graduating in October 2017.  The students participated in whole day training on Leadership, Coaching, and Mentoring; and, whole day visits to Brockway, Brookville, and Punxsutawney businesses and attractions.

The students also completed community service projects and will be attending community board meetings and events.

Jefferson County Leadership Institute provides an opportunity for making connections with government, business, attractions, and employees of Jefferson County.

The next class will be forming in 2018.

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