CHAUTAUQUA LEADERSHIP NETWORK Growing leaders since 1993
CLN Leader of the Year Award
The mission of the Chautauqua Leadership Network is to identify and nurture regional leaders, and to provide a framework from which can emerge a network of skilled civic trustees who will help our community meet the challenges of today, and prepare for the opportunities of tomorrow.
From the 2018 CLN Leader of the Year Awards
CLN’s Annual Leadership Award Program on August 13, 2019
All CLN members and the public are encouraged to nominate.
If you know of an individual (CLN member or non-member) or organization whose activities during the past year have further developed the vision and mission of the Chautauqua Leadership Network, nominate them for a CLN Leadership Award.
Nominations are due on May 1, 2019.
The award will be presented at CLN’s Annual Leadership Award Program on August 13, 2019.
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CLN Leader of the Year
This award is presented to an individual or organization who leads, inspires, and engages other members of their community for the betterment of Chautauqua County.
CLN Community Development Leader Award
This award is presented to an individual or organization who demonstrates an ongoing and deep commitment to community development by providing meaningful service or learning opportunities.
CLN Volunteer Leader Award
This award is presented to an individual who, as an active volunteer, has demonstrated outstanding volunteer leadership by contributing their time and talent at either the local or county level.
CLN Student Leader(s) Award
This award is presented to a student (kindergarten through college) who has distinguished him or herself through service to their school and the community. This student or group of students have demonstrated excellence, leadership, scholarship, personal integrity, and dedication to their school.
2018 Andrew Goodell
2017 Thomas Benson
2016 Jane and Tom Becker
2015 Kristy B. Zabrodsky, CPA
2014 Gary R. Lynn
2013 Dr. Gregory DeCinque
2012 Larry Robinson and Pene Hutton
2011 Dennis L. Hefner, Ph.D.
2010 Susan F. McNamara, Ph.D.
2009 Michael P. Sullivan
2008 Thomas J. Whitney
2007 Vincent Horrigan
2006 Jamestown Area Medical Associates, LLP
2005 Kurt and Mark Maytum
2004 R. Bard Schaack, Esq
2003 Robert Berke, MD, MPH, MBPP, MBA
2002 Gebbie Foundation
2001 Gregory L. Peterson
2000 Lillian V. Ney
2018 Leader Awards
Leader of the Year
Kids with a Cause
Community Development Leader
Jeffrey C. Kroon