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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

Fiorillo.jpgDIRECTOR
Daniel M. Gaken
(989) 774-LEAD
Daniel.Gaken@cmich.edu
Office: Powers Hall 130



Fiorillo.jpgASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Jesi Ekonen
(989) 774-1909
Jesi.Ekonen@cmich.edu
Office: Powers Hall 131



Fiorillo.jpgCOORDINATOR, LEADER ADVANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP

Sarah Fiorillo
(989) 774-LEAD
fiorl1sl@cmich.edu
Office: Powers Hall 129

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COORDINATOR, LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS
Vincent Thurman
(989) 774-LEAD
thurm1vg@cmich.edu
Office: Powers Hall 129




Fiorillo.jpgADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY 
Jeremy Heinlein
(989) 774-LEAD
heinl1jd@cmich.edu
Office: Powers Hall 100




STUDENT STAFF

Spark Leadership Series Coordinators
David Walter
Natalie Woods

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

Ignite Leadership Coordinators
Miranda Joynt
Hannah Long

Connections Leadership Conference
Anthony Cavataio, Conference Chair
Shelby Harris, 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 Assistants
Amanda Fischer
Connor Ewald
Amanda Yats