Leadership West is ultimately “owned” by those that have gone through the program as well as those community friends that believe in, and support, our critical mission.  Below, you will find our board members as well as our staff members.

Executive

Shelby Duplessis

Shelby Duplessis, The Empire Group – President

Patrick McDermott

Patrick McDermott, APS – President Elect

Dr. Lily Deblieux

Dr. Lily Deblieux, Pendergast Elementary – Secretary

Stephanie Fogelson

Stephanie Fogelson, Venn Construction – Treasurer

Shawn Bradford

Shawn Bradford, EPCOR – Past President


Board of Directors

Cheryl Covert, City of Avondale

Mike Godbehere

Mike Godbehere, GCON

Melissa Holdaway

Melissa Holdaway, AZ Charter

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Josh Landers

Josh Landers, Commercial 33

Cathy Mireles

Cathy Mireles, Republic One Bank

 

 


Staff

Michelle R. Hess, Executive Director

Michelle R. Hess, Executive Director

Allison Benninghoff, Administrative Assistant

Allison Benninghoff, Administrative Assistant

Photos by Karianne Munstedt Portrait