Friday, August 20, 2010

Welcome New Members

The Bergen LEADS Advisory Panel, comprised of a select group of distinguished community leaders, is honored to welcome new members: Karyn Egeland, resident of Upper Saddle River, graduate of the Bergen LEADS Class of 2010, and a consultant with Huron Consulting in NYC; Jim Kirkos, Executive Director of the Meadowlands Regional Chamber of Commerce; Michael Maron, Chief Executive Officer of Holy Name Medical Center; Michael Stern, resident of Ridgewood, graduate of the Bergen LEADS Class of 2009, president of Kresiler Manufacturing, and member of the Volunteer Center Board of Directors; and The Rev. Vernon C. Walton, pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and former Bergen County Freeholder.

Sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County, Bergen LEADS is a dynamic community leadership program designed to inspire acknowledged and aspiring leaders to tackle the challenges that the future will hold for Bergen County. Monthly seminars on topics of critical importance are led by former County Executive William "Pat" Schuber with leadership consultant Lynne Algrant. Participants are selected on a competitive basis every Spring. For further information, go to

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