The Leadership Mansfield Board of Directors has announced the class of 2014-2015 with 20 participants registered and approved for the eight-month educational program.Leadership Mansfield, a program offered in partnership with the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce, is open for application from any interested citizen who lives or works in Mansfield or is a member of the Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce. The purpose of the program is to provide leadership training to motivate and encourage civic leaders, as well as to develop personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals. Participants in Leadership Mansfield are introduced to state, county and city officials, school board trustees and administrators, community leaders and community boards and commissions, as well as business and industry leaders in the community. Each graduate is encouraged to actively contribute to Mansfield’s growth and future. This year’s class includes: Carlos Below, Mansfield ISD Police Department; George Bobbitt, Mansfield Chiropractic Center; Nina Davis, First Methodist Church, Mansfield; Joanne Hoppe, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center; Brett Jeffreys, Handyman Matters/Tried N True Co.; Sam Kieschnick, City of Mansfield – Parks and Rec; Derek Klein, Klein Tools; James Leggs, Bethlehem Baptist Church; Scott Marburger, Edward Jones; Alexis McClendon, Mansfield ISD; Darrell Mitchell, Steeltex Fabricators; Kimberly Mullins, Leasor Crass, PC; Minh Nguyen, Expedian Urgent Care; Sarah Richardson, Southern Champion Tray; Richard Schimming, American National Bank; Karen Schroeder, Karen Schroeder Law, PC; Teresa Sherwood, Wesley Mission Center; Stevon Smith, City of Mansfield; Jo Waldrop, Old Republic Title; MK White-Ramsey, Mansfield Chamber of Commerce.If your business is interested in partnering with the Leadership Mansfield committee to sponsor a day or a lunch for the group, contact MK White-Ramsey at 817-473-0507 or firstname.lastname@example.org.