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Prefix
Dr.
First Name
Ross
Last Name
Wirth
Current Questions about Leadership & Leadership Development
(1) How can Democratic Governance initiatives be scaled beyond local communities?
(2) How can social media platforms be structured to support transient groupings that morph and bifurcate with changing interests?
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Doctorate in leadership and organizational change.
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Hosting a monthly Change Leadership Symposium on campus, networking change leaders across central Ohio.
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
Network with others interested in championing grassroots leadership where everyone feels empowered to self-initiate change leadership.
Phone
614-947-6128
Role in Organization
Probram Chair, Business Administration
Favorite Quotes
"The Answer to the great Question of Life, the Universe and Everything is . . . 'forty-two' . . .
I checked it very thoroughly . . . and that quite definitely is the answer. I think the problem, to be quite honest with you, is that you've never actually known what the question is."
Douglas Adams, "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"

32 years corporate experience mainly working in planning and organizational change initiatives.  Doctorate in leadership and organizational change.  Currently Program Chair, Business Admi

First Name
Joan
Last Name
Maltese
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
PhD in Psychology
10 years (post doc) of individual training courses in leadership development from various institutions.
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Founder and executive director of non profit governed by diffuse leadership model/
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
We are expanding our family services to a promotion/prevention model to empower and strengthen families in order to strengthen communities and develop community resources to support families with young children.
Phone
818 888-4559
First Name
Bill
Last Name
Traynor
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Have worked in community organizing and community development for near close to 30 years - including both extensive grass roots engagement and national-level consulting and training
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Currently Executive Director of Lawrence CommunityWorks in Lawrence Massachusetts, a network-centric environment of over 4000 members engaged in a wide range of community org and community development efforts.
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
Current and dynamic thinking and practice ideas for network centric forms of engagement and place-based community building
Phone
6178032095
Favorite Quotes
"What is lost at the level of form is gained at the level of essence." E. Tolle
First Name
Karin
Last Name
Akins Malbrough
Current Questions about Leadership & Leadership Development
How can we better equip youth to "manage up" in their lives and communities? What are some ways we can adapt adult leadership development principles/practice for use with more youth?
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Professional: International Youth Foundation, Program Manger, support portfolio of youth volunteerism/civic engagement programs in Europe (Central and Eastern)

Personal: volunteer
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Professional: technical and soft skill building for other program managers

Personal: peer-to-peer coaching
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
Increased knowledge of youth leadership development and ways to support youth with transferring skills/experience gained from programs at home, at school, and in their workplaces
Phone
410-951-1500
Role in Organization
Program Manager
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