Board & Staff
- Jack Fallis, Chair
Global Credit Union
- Jennifer Lehn, Vice Chair
- Kim Koch, Treasurer
- Monica Wales, Alumni Association Chair
Rockwood Retirement Community
- Lance Kissler, Board Development
- Melissa Boland, Northern Quest Resort & Casino
- Corey Digiacinto, US Bank
- John Finnegan, Budinger & Associates
- Penny Hencz, Washington Trust Bank
- Sandra Jarrard, League of Education Voters
- Dan Johnson, Avista
- Dalene Kersey-Patterson, BreakThrough, Inc. and Phenix Salon Suites
- Jessica Kirk, Greater Spokane Incorporated
- Chuck Lund, TATE, Inc.
- Elizabeth Tellessen, Winston & Cashatt Lawyers
- Bridget Calvert, Sam Cebula, Cameron Fahsholtz, Kendall Fink, Nick Patrick, Ahmad Rayner, YLS Liaisons
Education: B.S. Political Science, Distinguished Graduate, USAF Academy; Master of Arts, Public Management, University of Maryland; Master of Arts, Operational Art and Science, Air Command and Staff College; Master of Arts, Military Art and Science, US Army School of Military Studies; National Defense Fellow, Woodrow Wilson International Center of Scholars, Washington D.C.
Leadership and Community Involvement: 92d Air Refueling Wing Command, Fairchild AFB, WA; 376th Expeditionary Operations Group Command, Manas, Kyrgyzstan; 7th Airlift Squadron Command, McChord AFB, WA; Boy Scouts of America; Lilac Festival; Greater Spokane, Incorporated; Order of Daedalians
Hobbies & Special Interests: Motivating young Americans toward public service, American history, travel, aviation and family.
Education & Professional Development: Bachelor of Arts English, University of Washington; Post-graduate study in Secondary Education, Gonzaga University and Edmond’s Community College
Volunteer: SCRAPS, Meals on Wheels and the Ronald McDonald House in recent years
Hobbies & Special Interests: Pursuit of various fitness interests, spending time with family, my canine companions and a plethora of creative activities to keep my brain flexible.
Education & Professional Development: Attending Eastern Washington University; undergraduate studies at Western Washington University; AA degree from Spokane Falls Community College
Volunteer: Ronald McDonald House; food drives and blood drives
Hobbies & Special Interests: Bicycling and walking, finding new favorite restaurants, baking anything and experiencing life with a tiny dog.
Education: Gonzaga University, Expected Graduation May 2017, Major: Communications; Minor: Sociology
Hobbies & Special Interests: Basketball and Rugby fan, music, dancing, puzzles and baking
The Leadership Spokane Legacy Society builds and fosters a legacy of leadership in the Spokane area and the Inland Northwest to effectively strengthen our communities. The Society will support the Leadership Programs and provide a forum for continuing alumni advocacy.
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YLS is a 10-month civic leadership training program, based on the principle of servant leadership. YLS and the YMCA have partnered to focus on developing the next generation of servant leaders and empowering youth for service to each other and their community.
Leadership Spokane is the region's premiere Leadership, Education and Networking program. You will learn key leadership skills and understand how the region works and how your industry fits in. We seek servant leaders whether you are just getting established in your career or are nearing retirement.
Applications for Class of 2019 will be available January 1, 2018.