March 19, 2013, Muncie, Indiana – LEAD-ECI Board President, Ray Chambers, announced the establishment of a long-term partnership with the Hamer D. & Phyllis C. Shafer Foundation today at a news conference and celebration at the Innovation Connector in Muncie. This partnership results in the transformation and renaming of LEAD-ECI to The Shafer Leadership Academy. The announcement was made to a gathering of more than 100 community leaders, members of the Shafer Foundation Board of Directors, members of the LEAD-ECI Board of Directors, and numerous LEAD-ECI Alumni.
February 21, 2013, Muncie, IN – East Central Indiana’s leadership academy, LEAD-ECI, is now accepting applications for the organization’s core program; Emergence: Personal Foundations of Effective Leadership. Having offered this program since 2007, LEAD-ECI will present the next Emergence workshop experience with a newly refreshed schedule, maximizing the program’s highly interactive format. This will be the eleventh class to participate in Emergence and with its conclusion more than 300 individuals will have graduated from the program.
January 28, 2013, Muncie IN – LEAD-ECI, East Central Indiana’s Community Leadership Academy, recently announced its leadership training schedule for 2013. Each program in the lineup was developed in response to input from organizations throughout East Central Indiana and address specific areas of leadership development and other skills needed for effective personal and collective growth.
January 15, 2013, Muncie, Indiana – LEAD-ECI, East Central Indiana’s community leadership academy, recently announced their Board Officers for 2013 at their January 10th board meeting. Among the LEAD-ECI Officers named are: Ray Chambers – President, Wil Davis – Treasurer, and Jaime Faulkner – Secretary. 2012 Board President, Jeannine Harrold was also recognized for her outstanding leadership of the organization over the past year. She will continue to serve on the board.