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Tax Collector Employee Among Class Members

LAKELAND, Florida/PR Free/August 30, 2013

Polk Vision welcomed the members of Leadership Polk Class VII at the Polk Vision Annual Meeting on Thursday, August 30, 2013. The class participants represent a cross-section of unique, talented and highly qualified professionals from Polk County businesses, government entities and non-profit organizations.

Now entering its seventh year, the Leadership Polk program brings together leaders from across Polk County who have demonstrated a commitment to civic engagement within our local communities and have a desire to expand their knowledge and involvement on a county-wide level. Over the course of ten months, participants explore the ?hot topics? facing Polk County through facilitated conversations, group interactions, expert presentations, location tours, and experiential learning. Participants in Leadership Polk will build relationships with other passionate, influential and positive-thinking leaders, and have a greater understanding of Polk County as the larger community that we all share.

Below you will find the list of the individuals who have been selected for this exciting journey.

Leadership Polk Class VII

Kevin Ashley - Peterson & Myers, P.A.; Michelle Bannon - Oakley Rhinehart Cassidy LLC; Allison Stephanie Campbell - Polk State College; Betsy Cleveland - Haines City NE Polk Co Regional Chamber of Commerce; Gene Conrad - Lakeland Linder Regional Airport; Lenore Devore - The Ledger; John Dickson - City of Auburndale; Bill Dorman - Lanier Upshaw, Inc; Missy Hadden - City of Frostproof; Nicole Irby - BB&T; Jennifer Kincart Jonsson - A-C-T Environmental & Infrastructure, Inc.; Matt Kaylor - Kaylor Law Group; Danny Kushmer - Southwest Florida Water Management District; Tony Martinez - Stahl & Associates Insurance; Donna McWilliams - My Pet's Animal Rudolph - Polk County Tax Collector's Office; Catherine Tucker - CenterState Bank; Jimmy Waller - Sihle-Waller Insurance; Britt Williams - Polk County Sheriff's Office; Marc Zimmerman - Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing

Tony Delgado, Leadership Polk Class III graduate and Deputy City Manager for the City of Lakeland, will serve as Chair for Class VII.

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