Leadership Fremont County graduates a class of 24; Calhoun receives Leadership Award

(Riverton, Wyo.) - All 24 participants in the 2015-16 class of Leadership Fremont County graduated Friday night at a ceremony in Riverton. The 9-month-long course ended in May. A Lander man, the Pastor at the United Methodist Church, President of the Rotary Club of Lander and Lander City Council Member Mark Calhoun, received the organization's annual Leadership Award. [image: 0 (1).png] *Above photo: Mark Calhoun of Lander was chosen as this year's recipient of the LFC's Leadership Award* Keynote speaker was the Dean of Business, Technical, and Workforce at Central Wyoming College, Lynne McAuliffe. McAuliffe, coincidentally, was on the organizing committee that established the LFC and was a member of its first graduating class. The graduates are: *From Dubois:* - Ramona Finley, National Bighorn Sheep Center *From Fort Washakie:* - Timalee Madson, Wind River Development Fund *From Lander:* - Kelsey Beck, Popo Agie Conservation District - Paul Cohen, Fremont County Weed and Pest - Kate Foster, entrepreneur - Scott Hayes, Fremont Counseling Service - Carol King, Lander Chamber of Commerce - Daniel Orr, Wyoming Community Bank - Joanne Slingerland, Central Wyoming College *From Riverton:* - Mandy Adamson, Bank of the West - Andi Bradshaw, Riverton High School - Dani Cooper, CAST Program - Heidi Coulson, State Farm Insurance - Amy Erickson, SageWest Health Care Riverton - Kemper Funk, SageWest Health Care Riverton - Julie Gassner. Wind River Job Corps - Mia Harris, City of Riverton - Tim Hugus, City of Riverton - Becky Lancaster, CAST Program - Dawn Lymburner, Injury Prevention Resources - Judi Martinsen, Department of Workforce Services - Feryne McSweeny, Riverton High School - Jason North, SageWest Riverton - Nicole Pouget, Central Wyoming College The banquet meal was created by the Culinary Arts Class at Riverton High School under the direction of Pam Rivers. The meal was served by the Fremont County Fair Royalty, including Queen Tia Gopp, Princess Piper Stark and Princess Attendant Jade Barrett. The Leadership Fremont County program is directed by a volunteer Board of Directors, all of whom are past graduates of LFC. *The 2015-16 Board Members are:* - President, Ernie Over, retired from - Vice-President, Lorre Hoffman, Wind River Development Fund - Secretary/Treasurer, Terri Hays, Department of Workforce Services - Historian and Webmaster, Linda Tice, SageWest Health Care Riverton - Jenni Anderson, SageWest Health Care Riverton - Cy Lee, Wind River Development Fund - Brian Fabel, Lander Chamber of Commerce - Captain Todd Byerly, Riverton Police Department - Scott Sieler, Janet Webb and Andrea Steele who served a portion of the past year *[image: 0 (3).png]* *Above photo: Keynote Speaker Lynne McAuliffe and Julie and Mark Calhoun* *Feature photo: Members of the 2016 Graduating Class of 2016 who attended the banquet.* #county10 #news