Chamber names members of 2015 leadership class

The Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce has named its Leadership Wichita class for 2015.

The 31 members will attend eight sessions on issues such as economic development and the future of Wichita, workforce development and the importance of developing consensus within government, along with building leadership skills through real-life examples, group discussions and collaboration.

The classes will begin Sept. 3 and will end Nov. 19. The class includes:

Jeff Barley, UCI; A.J. Boleski, SMG/ Intrust Bank Arena; Frank Carson IV, Carson Bank; Marlo Dolezal, Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland; David Duncan, Sasnak Management Corp.; Jaime Dupy, Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce; Moji Fanimokun, Realtors of South Central Kansas; Laura Fischer, Murfin Inc.; Robert Garner, Wichita Public Schools; Sherry Gegen, Wichita State University; Taylor Gill, Via Christi Hospitals Wichita; Katie Grover, Fidelity Bank; Matt Hamm, Schaefer Johnson Cox Frey Architecture; Eric Hein, Spirit AeroSystems; Jenifer Hitschmann, BKD; Crystal Hough, Airbus Americas Engineering; Troy Livingston, Wichita Police Department; Tracy Lucas, High Touch Technologies; Marc Mason, iSi Environmental; Bill Matthews, Foulston Siefkin; Sarah Patterson, Delta Dental of Kansas; Tammy Penland, City of Wichita/Wichita Public Library; Greg Pollock, Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office; Krista Rapp, Bombardier Learjet; Joel Rodell, Hutton Construction; Sally Rose, Westar Energy; Jason Scheck, Comcare of Sedgwick County; Maggie Topping, Textron Aviation; Becky Tuttle, Medical Society of Sedgwick County; Sheree Utash, Wichita Area Technical College; Lt. Col. Mike Venerdi, Kansas Air National Guard.