We’re honored to have you with us, and we’re excited for all that the 45th session of Leadership Gainesville has in store! On this page, you’ll find information on the schedule of events, speakers, bios and more! Let’s have some fun!
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Business Casual or Leadership Gainesville 45 Shirts with Name Badges
Thursday, February 7, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Santa Fe College Fine Arts Hall
8300 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606
Julie Waldman – Deputy Center Administrator – Tacachale – LG 45 Class Mentor
Krista Vaught – Director of Strategic Initiatives & Compliance, University of Florida – Levin College of Law – LG 45 Class Mentor
Joe Johnson – LG Programs Manager & Business Liaison CareerSource -Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce
8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Contintental Breakfast at Fine Arts Hall
9:00 – 9:15 a.m.
Jackson Sasser – President of Santa Fe College
Welcome to the #1 Community College in the Nation
9:15 – 10:00 a.m.
Santa Fe College’s Role in Economic Development (Fine Arts Hall)
The College’s Role in Economic Development (Ed Bonahue)
Biotechnology in Alachua (Mary El-Semarani)
The Impact of the CIED on the Local Start-Up Economy (Dug Jones, with video)
The Displaced Homemaker Program and Economic Livelihood (JoAnn Wilkes)
Building Gainesville: Construction, Manufacturing, and Habitat for Humanity (Rod Thomas)
Job Placement and Workforce Development (John McNeely)
Questions & Discussion
10:15 – 11:00 a.m.
SF Responds to Healthcare Needs in the Community (Building W, Room WA-204)
Overview of Health Programs (Jodi Long)
Community Outreach: SF Dental Clinic, CVT Clinic (Tina Treloar, Sharon Whitcraft)
Responding to Community Needs: Polysomnography, Imaging Programs and Sterile Supply (Sharon Whitcraft)
Responding to Community Needs: Physical Therapist Assistant (Amy Babb)
Emergency Medicine and Training Students on the Ambulance (Michael Anderson)
Support from the Hospitals, Job Placement, and Scholarships for BSN (Rita Revak-Lutz)
Two groups (divide by SIMSOC color) walk through building W: Surgical Tech, & Sonography labs OR Dental, CVT/Rad and PTA labs (need two tour leaders; exit by training ambulance)
11:15 – 11:30
Return to Fine Arts Hall with tour through Rock Garden, Planetarium and Fine Arts Hall
11:55 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
Lunch Break & Discussion
Topic: What else is needed in the community? (Naima Brown)
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
Jennifer Webb – Magic Communications
Intentional & Inspired Student Success
Navigating to College & Navigating the College Experience (Lisa Armour)
High School Dual Enrollment (Jen Homard)
Ensuring Equity (Cheryl Calhoun)
East Gainesville Instruction & Bradford County Initiative (Karen Cole-Smith & Naima Brown)
What It Means to Internationalize the College (Vilma Fuentes & Ed Bonahue)
Student Life & Student Government (Tracey Reeves)
Finish at the Top (Naima Brown)
Students on the Spectrum (Pam Childers, with video)
Scholarships at SF (Mike Curry)
Questions & Discussion
1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
From Pre-School to Graduate School
Little School & Early Childhood Education (Tyran Butler)
The Honors Program & Research in Undergraduate Education (Bobby Hom)
University Transfers & Partnerships with UF, UNF, USF, and FAMU (Stefanie Waschull)
Santa Fe Baccalaureate Programs and Graduate School (Vilma Fuentes)
Questions & Discussion
2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Questions and Discussion With the President (Jackson Sasser)
3:00 – 4:30 pm
Cross Campus Mini Tour
Perry Construction Institute
Santa Fe Teaching Zoo (Ed, Vilma, & Vertigo Moody; meet Jonathan Miot at Zoo)
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Jennifer Webb is an internationally recognized motivational speaker, author, consultant, trainer and coach, one of a prestigious group of women using magic as a technique to inspire, motivate and educate.
Jennifer’s extraordinary programs combine magic, psychology, Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Emotional Intelligence, accelerated learning, behavioral kinesiology and other interactive tools to reach people instantly with messages of inspiration and content. Her most popular programs are designed to propel thinking from challenges and frustration to “can do” and “possibilities. Her core message: Our attitudes and expectations create our realities and impact everyone around us; when we reprogram how we think we create the results we’re looking for.
Business communications specialist, human performance coach, author of four books on human potential and motivational speaker with a background and graduate degree in psychology, Jennifer teaches how to increase peak performance and create and reach goals. Her client base ranges from Honeywell Space Systems to Ernst & Young, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Microsoft, American Airlines, the U.S. Navy and Airforce and leaders in numerous industries. She also served as a personal power coach for CBS Morning News, Reno affiliate for three years.
Upcoming Schedule of Events
The LG 45 program sessions are held once a month from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for the duration of the 10-month program.
July 31, 2018 (5:00-8:00pm): Welcome Reception at Gainesville Country Club August 4, 2018 (8:00-4:00pm): SIMSOC
August 9, 2018: Your Leadership Style
September 13, 2018: Government & Public Safety
October 11, 2018: K-12 Education
November 8, 2018: Medical Matters
December 6, 2018: Non Profit Day
January 10, 2019: Leadership Essentials
February 7, 2019: Santa Fe Day – “I Didn’t Know That”