This January, the North Texas Commission welcomes the 4th class of Leadership North Texas University, a leadership program aimed at recruiting, developing and supporting young professionals who have a commitment to civic engagement, to learning, to collaboration, and to the Dallas-Fort Worth region.
The 4th class of Leadership North Texas University (LNT U) will consist of 21 regional leaders from across North Texas, learn best practices in regional stewardship from regions that have successfully addressed regional issues and challenges relevant to the region; and participate in the development of appropriate strategies for North Texas.
Meet LNT U Class 4 below:
Ashley Barraza – Project Management Analyst – City of Richardson
Anthony Cao – Transit Administrator – City of McKinney
Jessica Carpenter – Assistant Director of Recreation – City of Coppell, Texas
Stefanie Charles – Financial Marketing Representative – Holt Cat
Kenya Corona – Director of Member Relations – Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Joshua Cousins – Patrol Lieutenant – DFW Airport Police Department
Grant Cruise – Communications Manager – Oncor
Christina DeVincenzo – Communications Specialist – Atmos Energy
Stacie Dowell – Associate General Counsel – Trinity River Authority of Texas
Anna Gruber – Communications Manager – Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
Laura Hargrove – Sr. Public Services Librarian – Plano Public Library, City of Plano
Denise Lessard – Communications & Media Manager – City of McKinney
James McDonald – Technical Services Engineer – Trinity River Authority of Texas
Joanna Mekeal – Finance and Human Resources Specialist – The Town of Highland Park
Rachel Balthrop Mendoza – Senior Financial Analyst – City of Grand Prairie
Chrystian Molina – Quality Control Manager – All Janitorial Professional Services, Inc.
Tyronda Moore – Grants and Database Administrator – North Texas Community Foundation
Jenae Rodriguez – Economic Outreach Specialist III – Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas
Shannon Rosedale – Opportunity Assessment Project Coordinator – Catholic Charities Fort Worth
Andrew Strombeck – Senior Manager National Account Management – Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Ryan Whitlock – Analyst, Data Management – Fidelity Investments