Mission

Lead a business-education partnership to develop the leadership skills of Cedar Valley students.

Vision

Our students will be prepared to contribute to the success of the Cedar Valley community and its employers.

Leader Valley Staff

Melissa Reade
Melissa ReadeLeader Valley Director
Teri Trask
Teri TraskLeader Valley Facilitator & Coach
Cary Darrah
Cary DarrahVice President of Community Development

Leader Valley Council

Chair
Tom Penaluna, CBE Companies

Treasurer
Monte Berg, Veridian Credit Union

Secretary
Steve Dust, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber

Director (Ex-Officio)
Melissa Reade, Leader Valley

Vickie Robinson
University of Northern Iowa College of Education

Jane Bradley
Hawkeye Community College

Jane Lindaman
Waterloo Community Schools

Andy Pattee
Cedar Falls Community Schools

Dale Monroe
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

Matt Meyers
John Deere Waterloo Works

Teri Trask
Leader Valley

Cary Darrah
Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber

Tim Godfrey
Witham Auto Center

Patrick Taylor
Viking Pump, Inc. Idex Corp.

Jim Denholm
CUNA Mutual Group

Bryan Earnest
AMPERAGE

Chris Fereday
PDCM Insurance

Jenny Leeper
Cedar Falls School Board

Sandi Sommerfelt
Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber

Leader Valley Lighthouse Team

Andrea Christopher
Orchard Hill Elementary Principal

Frank Darrah
Cedar Falls City Council, Retired AEA Administrator

Kim Fettkether
Veridian Credit Union

Sue Flynn
Waterloo Community School Board

Catharine Freeman
Hawkeye Community College

Terri Lasswell
University of Northern Iowa
Department of Teaching

Carol Luce
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

Rachelle Michael
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

 

Sharina Sallis
CUNA Mutual

Teri Trask
Orange Elementary