Local Leadership Group Names Summer Interns

Leadership Greater McHenry County is excited to announce the selection of participants for the summer 2019 LGMC Nonprofit Leadership Intern Program. The program allows college students to explore the career potential that exists within the nonprofit sector while developing management and leadership skills.

Six interns, all McHenry County residents, were selected through a competitive application and interview process. They are Jade Bellairs, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; James Cormier, St. Ambrose University; Margaret Johnston, Ouachita Baptist University; Rebecca Olson, University of Evansville; Taylor Spanbauer, Hope College; and Colin Stoll, University of Notre Dame.

The interns are matched with participating McHenry County nonprofit organizations based on interests, skills and the host’s specific needs. Host organizations for 2019 are Family Health Partnership Clinic, Hearthstone Communities Early Learning Center, Independence Health & Therapy, Main Stay Therapeutic Farm, Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association and Options and Advocacy for McHenry County.

LGMC is a leadership organization fostering and developing community leaders through focused, experiential programs and by communicating and networking with business leaders and community influencers.

For information, contact Teresa Dailey at (815) 337-8750 or interns@leadershipgmc.org.

This story was originally published on March 25, 2019 in the Northwest Herald.