Each Leadership Development Academy of Rock County participant works with a small group of their fellow class members to plan and execute a collaborative project that addresses a community need. These projects and their results are presented each May and serve as the program's capstone experience.
Strategic Initiatives For Janesville
The Class of 2004-05 completed five projects that focused on Janesville, Wisconsin’s ethnic diversity, economic diversity, parks/river/downtown, and neighborhoods and collaborative partnerships.
Team members & employers
Peter Messina, Angus Young Associates
Todd Schomburg, General Motors
James McMullen, KANDU Industries & Best Events Catering
Mike Rundle, Janesville Fire Department
Shelton Evans, Boys & Girls Club of Janesville
Christopher Mulae, Cedar Crest, Inc.
Jonathan Wangerin, BMO Harris Bank
Jeanne Lee, Epilepsy Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
Katrina Runkel, School District of Janesville
Kurt Rebarchek, Hufcor, Inc.
Cullen Slapak, City of Janesville
Amy Golackson, KANDU Industries & Best Events Catering
James Joiner, JR Jetkey, LLC
Christine Moore, Janesville Design & Development Center
Brian Donohoue, Janesville Police Department
Dennis Beggs, Alliant Energy
Laurie Welch, Career Momentum, Inc.
Teresa Smithrud, Mercy Health System
Julani Bayan, YWCA of Rock County
Amy Loasching, UAW Local 95/General Motors
Tom Athmann, UAW Local 95/General Motors
Timothy Kitzman, City of Janesville