Leadership Dayton Recognizes 2020’s Outstanding Volunteers

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DAYTON, Ohio (October 22, 2020)  – Leadership Dayton, a program of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, has announced its outstanding volunteers for 2020. This year, Leadership Dayton recognizes the following:

• Outstanding Community Board Service Award – Doug Cleaves (LD Class of ’11); Habitat for Humanity of Greater Dayton
• Leader of the Year – Tim Kambitsch (LD Class of ’06); Dayton Metro Library
• Volunteer of the Year – Megan Cooper (LD Class of ’16); Dayton Metro Library
• Program Partner of the Year – Wright Patterson Air Force Base

Through their active contributions to Leadership Dayton and beyond, these volunteers and organizations have made a significant difference in the Dayton community.

The Leadership Dayton Leader of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Program Partner awards were designed to recognize exceptional individuals and organizations in the Dayton region that have made significant and notable contributions toward the betterment of our community.

Leader of the Year is someone who has exemplified outstanding Leadership in the community.

Volunteer of the Year is a Leadership Dayton member who has exemplified outstanding spirit and volunteerism with Leadership Dayton.

Program Partner is a company of organization that best provides ongoing support to Leadership Dayton creating a strong partnership.

Outstanding Community Board Service Award recognizes a Leadership Dayton graduate who has excelled in their subsequent board match position.

Each year, Leadership Dayton chooses a class of approximately 50 community leaders who complete nearly a year of programming aimed at exploring our region’s history, culture and current service needs in order to help the class better serve its community. At the end of the 10-month experience, class members are matched with an area nonprofit board, allowing the graduate to continue their community service work into the future.

About Leadership Dayton
Leadership Dayton is a program of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, established in 1976. The mission of the program is to identify, educate and motivate a network of community leaders, to increase the individual’s capacity to serve the Dayton region, and to advocate continual engagement in support of the Dayton region.


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