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Alumni Council 2017-2018 Plan

Leadership Alumni Bash: scheduled for 8/10/17 at Falls of the Ohio, 5:30-7pm Sponsors: MainSource Bank, need one more Potential drink sponsor—working on it Beverage Service: Sam’s (same as last year) Workshop Debrief from Generational Series: good turn-out, new prospects not typically in pool of applicants; 4-part series hard to attend **2018 Workshop (brainstorming)** (see following page) MCM secured sponsor Community ... Read More »

Alumni Charged to Step in Alignment!

Leadership Southern Indiana Alumni, Our mission is to engage, develop and mobilize regional leaders who will serve and transform our community.  We feel you that have a unique opportunity to participate in an initiative that will strengthen Southern Indiana.  Alignment Southern Indiana is an initiative that will provide you an opportunity to be at the table with community leaders to ... Read More »

ENGAGE Applications Open May 1!

  From May 1st through June 16, 2017, Leadership Southern Indiana will be taking applications for their ENGAGE program, a skills-based leadership program for mid-senior level managers, business owners, or community leaders. Starting its fifth year, the program will offer six program days to build leadership development skills for those to improve the way they lead staff, projects, and other team ... Read More »

DISCOVER Class Raises Funds for Community Kitchen

On March 8th, Leadership Southern Indiana’s DISCOVER Class of 2017 heard from many agencies in the area for Health and Human Services Day. The class served and ate lunch at Community Kitchen in Jeffersonville, where they heard from Board Members and Director Rick Kopple. Community Kitchen leadership talked about serving 5 meals per week, with an average cost of about ... Read More »

Meet the Board: Mike Stewart

Mike Stewart is a DISCOVER Class of 2014 graduate, grew up in Sellersburg, and currently lives in New Albany. He is the President/CEO of Voluforms, and has served on the Leadership Southern Indiana Board of Directors since 2015! Please describe your professional journey—where you started to where you are now. I took a job in printing over the summers while ... Read More »

YP Board Members Needed!

The American Heart Association is looking for young professionals to fill their Emerging Leaders Board. See Job Description linked below. For questions, contact Mary Witsiepe, Heart Walk Director, at or 502-371-6041. ELB Member Description 2017 Read More »

4/13 FOCUS: Register Now!

On Thursday, April 13th, Leadership Southern Indiana will host FOCUS, its one-day community education program from 8am-5pm, meeting at the YMCA then traveling around the region via tour bus. FOCUS is a one-day immersion program that is specifically designed to provide a preview of the nine-month Leadership Southern Indiana DISCOVER program. Participants hear from local experts on a variety of ... Read More »

Meet the Board: Charlotte Ipsan

Charlotte Ipsan is the Chief Administrative Officer of Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital (Louisville, KY), and life-long resident of Floyds Knobs, IN. Please describe your professional journey—where you started to where you are now. I have worked in several roles at Norton Children’s Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital and Norton Suburban Hospital, including staff nurse; Nurse Manager, Neonatal Intensive Care unit; ... Read More »