EASLEY — On May 22, twenty local leaders graduated as members of Leadership Pickens County (LPC) Class XXVII at South & West in Easley.
Established in 1991, LPC is sponsored by the chambers of commerce in Pickens County and provides a framework of experiences for local leaders to become more informed and actively involved in the decision-making processes of their community.
LPC consists of an opening retreat followed by nine full-day sessions that address areas of leadership skills, diversity, education, government, healthcare, community service, economic development and tourism/recreation.
The program is open to anyone who lives or works in Pickens County.
Graduates of LPC Class XXVII include Noreene Billado (Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce), Stephanie Brewer (Pickens County Career & Technology Center), Chad Dalton (Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative), Brian Finley (Baptist Easley Hospital), Eric Greenwood (City of Easley), Matt Hennon (5 Point Church), Margaret Holder (Pickens County Library System), Carlos Howard (Tri-County Technical College), Louise Jackson (Pickens County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs), Sharon Johnson (Pickens County), Eric Lapin (Clemson University – Brooks Performing Arts Center), Dennis Latham (Pinnacle Financial Partners), Matthew Littleton (City of Easley Fire Department), Laura Marshall (New York Life Insurance), Teann Pilgrim (Pickens County Library System), Luke Raxter (Gar-Con, Inc.), Brian Richard (School District of Pickens County), Joni Smith (City of Easley), Shaye Stephens (Pickens County Career & Technology Center), and Lindsey Walls (Pickens County Advocacy Center).
The LPC Board of Regents is now accepting applications for the Class XXVIII, which will begin in September 2018.
For program and tuition information, please call the Easley Chamber at 864-859-2693, Clemson Chamber at 864-654-1200, or Pickens Chamber at 864-878-3258.