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First Name
Lawrence
Middle Initial
J
Last Name
Van De Valk
Suffix
PhD
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Agway Management Development Program (1987)
LEAD New York Class 6 (1995 - 1997)
PhD in Adult and Extension Education, Cornell University (2010)
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service (2005)
Outstanding Leadership Program Director Award, International Association of Programs for Agricultural Leaders (IAPAL) (2009)
Executive Director, Empire State Food and Agricultural Leadership Institute (LEAD New York) (2001 - present)
Facilitator, LEAD21 Program (2011-2012)
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
Executive Director of the Empire State Food and Agricultural Leadership Institute (or LEAD New York)
Phone
607-255-7907
Role in Organization
Senior Extension Associate, Cornell University
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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

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Mr.
First Name
Davies
Last Name
Ononiwu
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
Graduated from Santa Clara Valley Leadership program 1992 and
Institute for the Development of Emerging Area Leaders in 2006
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
I have served on numerous leadership positions within the business community, non-profit and community organizations.
Phone
916 416 3240
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Mr
First Name
Sampath
Last Name
Kumar
Current Questions about Leadership & Leadership Development
How to integrate Aqua sports to leadership training?
Background in leadership development (Education and/or Experience):
I am Electroincs Engineer and working in an MNC firm in India.
Current leadership development work (Roles and/or Positions):
I have been conducting Aqua sports for the enthusiasts.
What do you hope to gain from and contribute to the learning community:
I would like to learn the leadership training methodologies.
Role in Organization
Manager-Systems
Favorite Quotes
I forget what I hear, I remember what I see and I understand what I do
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