R. David Tebben
Community Leadership Academy
The Pekin Chamber of Commerce announces the 23rd annual R. David Tebben Community Leadership Academy. We are proud to have The Dirksen Congressional Center sponsoring the academy with grants towards registraton fees.
The academy is held for 10 weeks, usually on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8am til 10am.
“To identify, inform and educate existing and emerging leaders of the local community, and to motivate them towards leadership responsibilities by exposing them to the realities, opportunities and challenges of the local community.”
About the 2021 Community Leadership Academy
Application Deadline: January 15, 2021
In order to meet our objectives, and for benefit of every attendee, full participation is required.
Successful candidates should look forward to completing and participating in the following during the 10-week program:
R. David Tebben Community Leadership Academy Committee
Rev. Lloyd Brock – Pekin First Church of the Nazarene
Todd Dugan – City of Pekin
Susan Jones – Pekin Insurance
Linda Ledger – Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory, LLC
Earl Riley – First Pekin Savings Bank
Sherry Semonis – UnityPoint Health
This group of volunteers plans the annual R. David Tebben Community Leadership Academy. They meet on an as-needed bases, starting in the early fall. The committee plans each of the 20 classroom sessions and the 10 field trips, as well as the graduation banquet. They also recruit the speakers and programs, and assist with the facilitation of each class. Committee members are all graduates of the R. David Tebben Community Leadership Academy.
Leadership Academy Sponsors
The Dirksen Congressional Center • UnityPoint Health – Pekin • Pekin Insurance
Busey Bank • CEFCU • NRG Energy • Powerton Station • Pekin Community Bank • Pacific Ethanol
East Court Village, LLC • OSF Center for Health • Pekin • Illinois American Water • Excalibur Seasoning • Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory • Liberty Village of Pekin • Kriegsman Warehouse • Homefield Energy