Congratulations to the 38 graduates of the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Forum Class of 2022 generously sponsored by Audi of Sugar Land. Under the direction of Division Chairs Jan-Michael Jenkins and Breah Campbell, the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce Leadership program celebrates its most recent graduating class of effective leaders.
Participants study the qualities that make a community leader, analyze leadership roles, and develop personal leadership styles and skills. The class of 2022 represents the 33rd year that a group of outstanding individuals have participated in this rigorous program of leadership development and community engagement through active learning, expert insight, and experiential activities. The class participants are selected each year from a wide spectrum of the area’s population. The class of 2022 completed the program in Galveston on May 20, 2022.
Presenting the Fort Bend Leadership Forum Class of 2022:
|First Name||Last Name||Company Name|
|Bertha||Alexander||City of Missouri City|
|Felecia||Alexander||Riverstone Homeowners Association|
|J.R.||Atkins||First Colony Community Association|
|Raleigh||Bailes||Bailes Bates & Associates, LLP|
|Eric||Blossom||TemperaturePro Sugar Land|
|Ferrel ”FC”||Bonner||Pabulum Consulting, LLC|
|Brian||Butscher||City of Sugar Land|
|Kiesha||Curtis||Realty Kings Properties|
|Rajan||Desai||Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital|
|Tom||DeScioli||Plains State Bank|
|Aman||Dhuka||US Global Fuels|
|Laura||Fisher||Business E Suites|
|Noreen||Foley-Covey||The Foley-Covey Group|
|Leah||Ghobrial||Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels|
|Shawn||Grimm||Dearborn & Creggs|
|Patrick||Houck||House of Blooms|
|Matt||Kelly||Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital|
|Natalie||Lange||Cornerstone Christian Academy|
|Carlos||Martinez Jr.||Houston Community College Southwest-Stafford|
|Ginny||Moon||Summus Industries, Inc.|
|Elexa||Orrange-Allen||LEAP Coaching and Speaking & FIFS|
|Nirav||Patel||A & S Engineers, Inc.|
|Etta||Taylor||City of Missouri City|
|Symone||White||Legal Legacy Advisors, PLLC|
|Kimberly||Williams||University of Houston|
|Stacey||Williams||East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry, Inc.|
The Fort Bend Leadership Forum is a ten-month program, August through May; it begins with a one and a half day opening retreat in San Antonio. The opening retreat is followed by monthly one-day sessions covering criminal justice, diversity, economic development/infrastructure, education, health and social services, municipal/county government, a two-day trip to Austin for a state government session, and a three-day national government session in Washington D.C. The Leadership program is completed with a one and a half day ending retreat and graduation ceremony in Galveston.
As the premier leadership development program in the region, the Fort Bend Leadership Forum was designed to prepare for the community needs that demand the involvement of informed citizens. The Fort Bend Leadership Forum offers structured learning opportunities in an atmosphere that stimulates creative thinking and encourages participants to work together to utilize both new and proven tools to meet the challenges of today and to prepare for tomorrow.
The Fort Bend Leadership Forum Class of 2023 is filling up fast. For more information on the program and sponsorship opportunities contact Rebekah Beltran at [email protected] 281-566-2158.
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