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


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

Leader Valley Staff

Dr. Melissa Reade
Dr. Melissa ReadeLeader Valley Director
Teri Trask
Teri TraskLeader Valley Facilitator & Coach

Leader Valley Council

Jim Denholm, CUNA Mutual Group

Monte Berg, Veridian Credit Union

Cary Darrah, Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber

Director (Ex-Officio)
Dr. Melissa Reade, Leader Valley

Tom Penaluna
CBE Companies, Inc.

Bryan Earnest

Mayor Quentin Hart
City of Waterloo

Dr. Jane Lindaman
Waterloo Community Schools

Matt Meyers
John Deere Waterloo Works

Tom Novotney
Cedar Valley Catholic Schools

Dr. Andy Pattee
Cedar Falls Community Schools

Walt Rogers
Former Iowa House

Teri Trask
Leader Valley Staff