BUCKHANNON, WV – Leadership Upshur is pleased to announce the class participants for its 2022-2023 inaugural class.
They are: Scott Buchannan, Highland Properties; Trish Collett, Community Care of West Virginia; Jennifer Dorazio, WVU Medicine St. Joseph’s Hospital; Amanda Hayes, Create Buckhannon/West Virginia Wesleyan College; Shane Jenkins, City of Buckhannon Fire Department; Julia Manley, West Virginia Wesleyan College; Hank Phillips, Buckhannon-Upshur High School; Daniel Stiles; Joseph Reed, MD; Stephanie Ward, Citizens Bank; and Abia Whiston, Wildwood Landworx.
Leadership Upshur is a program of study designed to help aspiring leaders develop the skills necessary to grow in their positions. This program will expose the participants to skills and topics in leadership, habits, effectiveness, emotional intelligence, civic engagement, and more.
The program will be held over a 9-month period with sessions occurring on the first Thursday of each month beginning October 6, 2022. The program is focused on Upshur County and will include topics such as History, Trends & People; Local, County & State Government; Business & Technology; Emotional Intelligence; and Education & Community.
Sessions will be held at various locations and feature a wide variety of speakers. There will also be discussions on several leadership books as well as a group retreat and a graduation ceremony at the end of the program.