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Baggett selected for Leadership Alabama

Leadership Alabama, a statewide program of Alabama leaders engaged in creating a network of relationships that seeks mutual understanding of problems and priorities for Alabama’s future, is pleased to announce the members of Class XXIX for 2018 – 2019.  The class member from the Brewton area is Connie Baggett, Director of Program Management, City of Brewton.

During the program year, class members will convene in Birmingham, Huntsville, Mobile and Montgomery, where they will hear challenging presentations and participate in class discussions to encourage them to make critical examinations of preconceived thoughts about our state, their communities and possibly themselves.  Leadership Alabama is a lifelong experience, and the new class members will join all former participants in continuing to impact positive change in Alabama.  Since 1990, Leadership Alabama has provided established leaders exposure to the broader fabric of the state, and it encourages its members to act, individually and in concert, to move our state forward in reaching its full potential.

Gordon G. Martin, the Leadership Alabama board chair for 2018 – 2019, offered, “Leadership Alabama is an organization comprised of our state’s most accomplished and forward-thinking leaders who all share a strong commitment to serving Alabama and to continually moving it forward. The distinguished members of Class XXIX will fold into that same mantra and will continue to build on the strong foundation of positive change and growth as established by the preceding classes.”

Kate Cotton echoed Mr. Martin’s thoughts and added, “I continue to see the energy and collaborative spirit shared by so many Leadership Alabama members throughout the state.  As the new executive director, my goal is to maintain the great legacy of the past 28 years while continuing to examine relevant topics and issues facing our state and challenging our members to respond in ways for the benefit of the greater good.”