The Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce graduated its fourth Leadership Livingston class June 21.
The class included Amie Barton, of Regions Bank; Steven Bernard, of Client Technology Services; Brittni Blankenship, of Quality Engineering & Surveying LLC; John C. Blount, of Blount General Contractors LLC; Michele Crosby, attorney; Carl Duplessis, of Jefferson Financial Credit Union; Tracy Girlinghouse, of the Livingston Parish Council; Lana Guay, of the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce; David Hobbs, of Media Choice LLC; Cheryl Jeane, of Triton Healthcare; Percival Kane, of North Oaks Health System; Mary Kistler, of the Livingston Parish President’s Office; Amy Konieczka, of Amy K & Co.; Kay Landry, of Covington & Associates; Wayne Mack, of the Livingston Parish Assessors Office; Craig McGehee, mayor of Killian; Todd Peters, of Our Lady of the Lake; Sabrina Puryear, of Ochsner Health Systems; Michael Sanchez, of Labarre Associates Inc.; Jennifer Seneca, of the Livingston Parish Library; Lori Steele, of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office; Clint Trant, of First Guaranty Bank; and Denisse Velazco, of Papi’s of Watson.
The Class of 2016 took on four community projects: lighting in the Denham Springs Antique District, a community park in Albany, a helipad in Killian and new shoes for students across the parish. Cash and in-kind contributions came in at $120,652 and 1,600 volunteer hours were contributed, a news release said.
Leadership alumni will continue the shoe program and complete the J&N Albany Community Park project.
Konieczka, Landry and Peters received Above and Beyond awards for exceeding expectations to help complete their teams’ projects.
Leadership Livingston participants undergo 10 months of instruction focused on development, community services and professional growth, according to a news release. Each participant attends at least one outside social, civic or community event and is actively involved in a community project, the release said.
Visit LivingstonParishChamber.org for program information.