The Somerset-Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the members of the 2013 Leadership Lake Cumberland class.

The class members for 2013 are:

Michelle Allen, Eastern Kentucky University;
Brittany Anderson, Citizens Bank;
Tricia Branham, First and Farmers National Bank;
Sheila Compton, Community Trust Bank, Inc.;
Dawn Correll, Forcht Bank;
Crystal Cox, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital;
Trista Daugherty, The Job Shop;
Bryan Girdler, Evans, Harville, Atwell & Co. CPA’s;
Margo Hamm, Somerset Community College;
Linda Harness, South Kentucky RECC;
Joel Hensley, Citizens National Bank of Somerset;
Eddie Hudson, East Kentucky Power;
Wally Hudson, Monticello Banking Company;
Casey Jones, Blackboard Student Services;
Eric Owens, Alton Blakely Family of Dealerships;
Jennifer Owens, BB&T Bank;
Jason Petercheff, Key Associates Waterfront Realty;
Trey Richardson, The Center for Rural Development;
Dawnetta Smiley, Pulaski County Government;
Mike Tarter, Somerset 106 / WTLO Radio;
Lisa Taylor, Bluegrass Cellular;
Emily Unthank, Bluegrass Oakwood Inc.;
Michael Wooldridge, Ready Mix Concrete;
Rebecca Wright, Pulaski County Board of Education;

The goal of Leadership Lake Cumberland (LLC) is to identify, motivate and develop potential community leaders. Through this charge, the Pulaski County Chamber’s Leadership Program has graduated over 400 individuals since its inception. The list of past graduates is full of community leaders who serve on various boards and committees throughout the Somerset- Pulaski County area.

The class will travel across the Pulaski County region this year for eight monthly sessions from May through December. From their opening retreat at The Team Leadership Center in Monticello, KY, they will go on an incredible journey to see and learn about Pulaski County. Locations for class sessions vary from year to year.

Topics covered during this year’s sessions will be leadership, tourism, education, healthcare, government, energy, business & technology, economic development, law and justice, arts, energy and regionalism.