Gulf Coast Community Foundation has selected 24 participants from across the region for its 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute. Through this annual initiative, the foundation provides leadership training designed to identify, develop, and connect a group of aspiring community leaders.
Class members will take part in seven training sessions from May through June conducted by the Leadership Development Institute of Eckerd College. Gulf Coast provides all training and resources at no cost to participants in exchange for their commitment to use their new skills to benefit the community.
The 24 participants selected for the 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute are Sara Brunow, Jennifer Bushinger-Ortiz, Shelley Cairo, Robyn Citrin, Kelly Defebo, Esther Dickmann, Kelly Duyn, Cintia Elenstar, Jonathan Evans, Debbie Frank, Michelle Frau, Jill Gomes, Amy Helms, Scott Hinckley, CFRE, Account Director, Allegiance Group, Ben Jewell-Plocher, Ashley Klearman, Heather Koester, Michael McLaughlin, Laura Randall, Travis Ray, Clara Reynardus de Villanueva, Mary Smedley, Amanda Sweet and Kayden Jeanne Stephen Taylor. This is the 14th year that Gulf Coast Community Foundation has offered the Gulf Coast Leadership Institute.