2018 Northeast Regional Conference - Event Details

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2018 Northeast Regional Conference

June 24–26, 2018
Buffalo, NY
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Award Recipients

These outstanding leaders were recognized :

Award Recipients Details

The Distinguished Leadership Award (DLA) is designed to recognize exceptional community leadership graduates. Recipients are men and women who have made significant and notable contributions for the betterment of their communities.

Kimberly Fraser, Leadership Lake County, OH
Betsy Hartschuh, Leadership Akron, OH

Scheduled Events

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Luncheon Keynote Speaker

Dr. G. James Lemoine, University at Buffalo Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness

Luncheon Keynote Speaker Details

Dr. G. James Lemoine is an Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, where he researches and teaches organizational behavior and leadership. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, an international organization dedicated to fostering positive and effective organizational management.

Dr. Lemoine is the author the book Business Defined; and has co-authored publications on leadership, performance, and organizational behavior in top management journals like the Journal of Applied Psychology, Harvard Business Review, and the Leadership Quarterly.

He received his PhD from the Scheller College at Georgia Tech, and his BS from Louisiana State University. Dr. Lemoine’s doctoral dissertation on Servant Leadership was honored with the International Leadership Association’s “Frederic M. Jablin Doctoral Dissertation Award” in 2016. Before returning to academia, Dr. Lemoine has been both an entrepreneur and a corporate executive, working for companies such as AT&T and the Schwan Food Company.

Post Conference Workshop

Post Conference Workshop

Post Conference workshop with Rita Markle was great!

Post Conference Workshop Details

Leveraging Accelerated Learning & Adult Learning Techniques is the most advanced facilitation and learning method in use today. It's a whole-brain system that enhances the design and facilitation of your program, while increasing learning effectiveness.

Learning Objectives:
• Understand the principals of adult learning and what motivates adults to learn.
• Learn the differences between traditional learning methods and accelerated learning methods.
• Learn to shift from a trainer-centered environment to a learner-centered environment by unleashing the whole-brain.
• Utilize the multiple intelligences to enhance the learning environment.
• Apply the accelerated learning methods.

Tuesday, June 26, 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

This post conference workshop is an add on $100.

Session Leaders

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Travel Resources

Sights & Sounds of Buffalo, NY

Sights & Sounds of Buffalo, NY

While visiting Buffalo for the conference, make sure you schedule time to see some of the great sights and sounds!

Sights & Sounds of Buffalo, NY Details

Buffalo was named one of "America’s Friendliest Cities".

Get Involved

Conference Planning Committee

This conference could not be possible without the help of this great group of leaders!

Conference Planning Committee Details

Althea Luehrsen, Leadership Buffalo, NY
Ashley Mudd, Leadership Institute of Acadiana, LA
Bob Paulke, LEAD Clermont, OH
Jessie Baginski, Leadership Lake County, OH
Laurie Remer, Leadership Howard County, MD
Liz Zulawski, Leadership Niagara, NY
Marcey Bryant, Leadership Buffalo, NY
Molly Anderson, University at Buffalo Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness, NY
Nicole Deary, Leadership Cumberland, PA
Nikki Morristell, Leadership Lackawanna, PA
Peggy Marone, Leadership Genesee, NY
Jenna Luehrsen, Leadership Buffalo, NY
Jo Ellen Carson, ALP, NC
Lura Hammond, ALP, TX

Leadership Programs Attending

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Leadership Programs Attending Details

  • Baton Rouge Area Leadership Program - LA
  • Cleveland Leadership Center - OH
  • Greater Baltimore LEADERship - MD
  • Kansas Leadership Center - KS
  • LEAD Clermont - OH
  • Leadership Akron - OH
  • Leadership Allegany - NY
  • Leadership Austin - TX
  • Leadership Beaumont - TX
  • Leadership Buffalo - NY
  • Leadership Cape May County - NJ
  • Leadership Champlain - VT
  • Leadership Chattanooga - TN
  • Leadership Chemung - NY
  • Leadership Cincinnati - OH
  • Leadership Cortland - NY
  • Leadership Cumberland - PA
  • Leadership Evanston - IL
  • Leadership Franklin County - PA
  • Leadership Genesee - NY
  • Leadership Greater Hartford - CT
  • Leadership Greater Syracuse - NY
  • Leadership Greater Tampa - FL
  • Leadership High Point - NC
  • Leadership Howard County - MD
  • Leadership Institute of Acadiana - LA
  • Leadership Knoxville - TN
  • Leadership Lackawanna - PA
  • Leadership Lake County - OH
  • Leadership Lakeland - FL
  • Leadership Lincoln, Inc. - NE
  • Leadership Loudoun - VA
  • Leadership Louisville Center - KY
  • Leadership Medina County - OH
  • Leadership Mohawk Valley - NY
  • Leadership Montgomery - MD
  • Leadership North Houston - TX
  • Leadership Oakland - MO
  • Leadership On The Move - TX
  • Leadership Orleans - NY
  • Leadership Pittsburgh Inc. - PA
  • Leadership Pocatello-Chubbuck Assoc. - ID
  • Leadership Rhode Island - RI
  • Leadership Rochester Inc. - NY
  • Leadership Saratoga - NY
  • Leadership Thurston County - WA
  • Leadership Tulsa - OK
  • Leadership Unlimited - OH
  • Leadership Washington County - MD
  • Leadership Waterloo Region - ON
  • Leadership Westerville - OH
  • Leadership Wooster - OH
  • Montgomery County Leadership Academy - IN
  • Southern CA Leadership Network - CA
  • West Coast Chamber Leadership - MI
  • Western Connecticut Leadership - CT
  • WestStar Leadership - TN