LEADERSHIP DICKINSON

Over 100 civically engaged and socially aware students in 9 years.

Leadership Dickinson is an 8-month interactive program of the Dickinson Area Chamber of Commerce that develops community-minded business and civic leaders of tomorrow.

During this program, high school seniors develop community awareness, volunteerism and leadership skills and culminates in the completion of a community project.

IN LEADERSHIP DICKINSON, STUDENTS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO:

∙ Gain important knowledge from area business experts.

∙ Interact with area business professionals.

∙ Network with students from another school and build a level of teamwork, trust and respect.

∙ Launch a real and successful business project.

8-MONTH INTERACTIVE DAY SCHEDULE

Sessions are held monthly, September through April.

Leadership Dickinson (38 of 39)-min web

Session Days

Ag Day

City Day

Energy Day

Health Day

Manufacturer Day

State Government Day

Team Building Day

Tourism Day

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PROGRAM DIRECTORS

Marisa, Suzi and Ashley dedicate their time and expertise to encourage the futures of the participants.

MARISA ARMSTRONG DPS Foundation

 

Marisa is a native Dickinson resident. She enjoys spending time with her two children, reading, and travelling. She has worked as a Dickinson Public Schools teacher and literacy coach, and currently works for the Dickinson Public Schools Foundation as the Director of Marketing.

She also stays involved in other organizations including Imagination Library of Stark County, American Petroleum Institute (API), and the Blue Chicks.

 

SUZI SOBOLIK Steffes LLC

Through her involvement in a statewide leadership organization, Rural Leadership North Dakota, Suzi re-started up Leadership Dickinson in 2010.  Leadership Dickinson has been a way for Suzi to make an impact on the community through fostering community awareness and involvement in the future leaders of our community.

Suzi is involved in her community in many different areas.  She is active in working with her family business, Steffes Companies, through assisting with vision and planning.  She is also a physical therapist with RehabVisions here in Dickinson.

ASHLEY TILLMAN DSU Student Services

This is Ashley’s first year with Leadership Dickinson. Ashley has a passion for working with students, which lead her to the opportunity of joining the Leadership Dickinson team.

Not being from North Dakota, Leadership Dickinson has allowed her to connect and build relationships with students, community members, and local companies. Ashley earned her bachelor’s degree in Human Services from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and has always had a passion for working with students, which lead her to her current position at Dickinson State University as the Career Development & Disability Services Specialist.

2019 LEADERSHIP DICKINSON CLASS

Isaac Fridrich

Isaac Fridrich

Nicholas Gleese

Nicholas Gleese

Masy Kuntz

Masy Kuntz

Hillary Moberg

Hillary Moberg

Rachel Rackov

Rachel Rackov

Farrah Zeller

Farrah Zeller

Kennadi Shumaker

Kennadi Shumaker

Dylan Stradling

Dylan Stradling

Alexa Walby

Alexa Walby

2019 LEADERSHIP DICKINSON BLOG POSTS

Find out more about each session day.

PROGRAM SPONSORS

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PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIPS

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