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Apply Now for Leadership Hendricks County Class of 2016!

Our year-long program takes everyday people, sharpens the skills they already have, and gives them the knowledge they need to do everything more effectively.

Program Goals:
-Increase awareness of Hendricks County.
-Develop as leaders through understanding of self, others and community.
-Engage within the community and the Leadership Hendricks County organization.

The following conditions must be met for a participant to graduate with a Certificate of Completion from Leadership Hendricks County:
-Attend and actively participate in the entire opening retreat in January.
-Attend and actively participate in the nine monthly program days.
-Attend and actively participate in the entire closing retreat in November.
-Actively participate in the Team Capstone Project.
-Attend two county meetings of your choice.
-Complete program day evaluations in a timely manner.
-Question and challenge things you do not understand with an attitude of seeking to understand.

Need more information? View LHC Program Operating Policies or 2016 Program Days. Program descriptions are posted on Our Adult Class page.

Tuition for 2016 is $1,100. Tuition is often paid by the participant's employer. Partial tuition assistance is available to participants with a demonstrated need upon acceptance. Tuition assistance, made possible through the generosity of our alumni and funders, is usually reserved for the nonprofit sector, self-employed individuals and those working in small businesses.

Persons interested in participating in Leadership Hendricks County apply online for consideration in the program.


Applicants must live or work in Hendricks County to apply.
Deadline to apply is December 1, 2015.



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Class of 2015, Opening Retreat

 Each year, a diverse group of 25 participants are selected from a pool of applicants. Class members meet monthly from January through November to study the many facets of life in Hendricks County. These include education, economic development, infrastructure & resources, government, agriculture, transportation, industry, social services, and public safety. Each class member also participates in a team capstone project designed to study and address a community challenge.

2015 Class

Jason Andrews, Equity Financial Services
Matt Browning, Hendricks Regional Health

Robbi Caldwell, Brownsburg Public Library
Missy Call, North Salem State Bank
Marilyn Carmony, West Point Financial Group
Loren Delp, Hendricks County Prosecutor's Office
Ashley English, Willow Treatment and Recovery Center LLC
Gary Everling, Hendricks Regional Health
Margie Hart, Hendricks Power Cooperative
Alex Hershey, The Branches Community Church
Cassie Martin, Sheltering Wings
Rachael McLaughlin, American College of Sports Medicine
Maryanne McMahon, Avon Community School Corporation
Bobbi Miller, Indianapolis Airport Authority
Bob Milligan, Milligan Financial Services
Vicki Murphy, Brownsburg Community School Corporation
Brian Nugent, Avon Police Department
Glenn Nulty, U.S. Army, Retired
Hodge Patel, US Senator Joe Donnelly
Shawn Shelley, Hendricks County Treasurer's Office
Tom Smith, First Internet Bank
Lisa Sparks, IU Health West Hospital
Luke Stephenson, Hendricks County Learning Academy
Kerry Tuttle, Avon Education Foundation
Michael Wolfe, Plainfield Fire Territory
Rhonda Yeftich, Town of Plainfield Parks Department




lhc 2015 closing picture letter


Back Row: Greg Williams, Matt Bailey, Kevin Speer, Travis Caulk, John Mollaun, Bryan Tremper, Brad Eisenhart, Brad DuBois; Middle Row: Lora Steele, Ray Helmuth, Bill Brown, Becky Maners, Denis Ward, Karen Lawson, William Rhodehamel, Starr Benson, Anne Engelhardt, Jayson Puckett; Sitting: Andrea Hopper, Cindy McLoed, Byron Stevens, Sabrina Coulter, Kathy Burdine, Jeff Pipkin, Stecy Ober, Amy Chinn, Jennifer Andres




YLHC 2015-16

Youth Leadership Hendricks County Class 2015-2016

The primary purpose of Youth Leadership Hendricks County is to develop leadership potential, foster civic awareness, and promote responsible volunteerism.

The youth program is designed for high school sophomores and its schedule is synchronized with the school year. Five students from each of the county‚Äôs six public high schools and a few students from private/home schools are chosen for the program. Class sessions focus on leadership skills and the many components of life in Hendricks County.                                     

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Leadership Hendricks County, Inc.
1900 East Main Street
PO Box 7
Danville IN 46122

Since 1993, Leadership Hendricks County has given citizens the background and inside information they need to take on effective leadership roles in the Hendricks County community. Each graduating class within the program has completed a Team Discovery project to address a current community need. Leadership Hendricks County, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to seek, prepare, involve and sustain leaders from diverse backgrounds to address community and countywide changes.

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