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​​​​​​​​​​​​THE CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
Powers Hall 100
Phone: (989) 774-LEAD (5323)
Em​ail: cmulead@cmich.edu
 

LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE STAFF

Daniel M. Gaken 
Director
Daniel M. Gaken
(989) 774-LEAD
Daniel.Gaken@cmich.edu
Jesi Parker​ 
Assistant Director
Jesi Ekonen​
(989) 774-1909
Jesi.Ekonen@cmich.edu
Daniel M. Gaken 
Administrative Secretary
Jeremy Heinlein
(989) 774-LEAD
heinl1jd@cmich.edu
 









Coordinator, Leader Advancement Scholarship
Sarah Fiorillo
(989) 774-LEAD
fiorl1sl@cmich.edu

Coordinator of Leadershp Programs
Vincent Thurman
(989) 774-LEAD
thurm1vg@cmich.edu


STUDENT STAFF

Alpha Leadership Experience Coordinators
David Walter
Natalie Woods

LeaderShape Institute
Josh Gahlau, On-Site Coordinator 
Sarah Lemanski, On-Site Coordinator 

Ignite Leadership Coordinators
Hannah Long
Liz Eller

Connections Leadership Conference
Anthony Cavataio, Conference Chair
Samantha Johnson, Conference Chair

K-12 Leadership Development
Ashley Flickenger, Coordi​nator

Leader Advancement Scholarship LEAD Teams 
Hannah McGoldrick, Coordinator
Rachel Roe, Coordinator

Social Media
Katie Rae, Coordinator

Program Assessment 
Josh Palmer, Coordinator

Leadership Letter
Kimberly Sampson, Editor

LInterns
Alli Adams
Danielle Cywka
Katie Neu
Samantha Spokeaski 
JD Sterba​

Office Assistant
Amanda Fischer
Connor Ewald
Amanda Yats