Leadership Beatrice

Leadership Beatrice





Leadership Beatrice is a ten-session program of the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce, to identify, educate and develop a select group of Beatrice citizens for positions of community leadership. The class year runs from August-May. 


Mission Statement: A vehicle to develop and unite existing and aspiring community leadership in Beatrice and Gage County. 


If you have a desire to grow your leadership skills, learn about many different businesses and industries, and make new connections, then you should consider being a part of Leadership Beatrice. 


2019-2020 Leadership Beatrice Application



2018-2019 Class Members


Spencer Anderson - Neapco

Tammy Brown - Security First Bank

Kenzie Brueggemann - Neapco

Nolan Fast - Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce

Aaron Folkerts - Twin Rivers Chrysler Jeep Dodge

Kayla Gaertig - Beatrice High School

Traci Garnett-Froscheiser - Garnett Investment Strategies

Josie Guernsey - Beatrice High School

Katie Humble - Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center

Chris Klingler - Fox Funeral Home

Stephen Lempka - Neapco

Laura Maurstad - Stephen J Kraviec, PC, LLO

Vonnie Schlichtman - First State Bank Nebraska

Linda Searcey - Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center

Wade Spencer - Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center

Becky Spencer - The Villa Salon

Casey Zarybnicky - Beatrice Public Schools

2018-2019 Class Photo


2018-2019 Class Schedule


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 Orientation

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 Art, Media & Culture

October 18-19, 2018 Retreat

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Business & Industry

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Non-Profit Day

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 Education Day

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 State Government Day

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Health & Human Services Day

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Local Government Day

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Agriculture Day


2012-13 Class

2013-14 Class

2014-15 Class

2015-16 Class

2016-17 Class

2017-18 Class Graduation


Visit the Leadership Beatrice Alumni Facebook page HERE

Or for more information send an email to: info@beatricechamber.com