2015 Individual Project Summaries

One requirement of the Leading 4 Life Leadership Fellowship Program is an individual project. Each fellow conceives, proposes, plans, and executes a project intended to benefit the employer and community that sent them to this program. These projects also represent opportunities to apply leadership lessons and to stretch emerging leadership capabilities. Click on each individual name below to view summaries of the participants’ projects.

Becky Ausen, Director of Senior Housing, Good Samaritan Society – Hidden Creek, “BABY BOOMERS”
Katie Beer, Staffing Coordinator, Good Samaritan Society – Stillwater, "Stop Throwing Money Away!"
Tracy Hendrickx, Executive Director, Golden LivingCenter – Olivia, "Developing an Effective Recruitment and Retention Committee"
Stacy Olson, Housing Manager, Home Front First, "Staff Dementia Training"
BethAnn Johnson, Human Resources Assistant, Eldercare of Bemidji "Train the Trainer"
Jackie Johnson, Housing Administrator, Benedictine Senior Living at Steeple Pointe "The Dining Project"
Tricia Lies, Director of Financial Services, Tealwood Senior Living "Building Better Resources and Tools for Business Office Manager Job Satisfaction and Retention"
Nicole Moore, Program Director, Andrew Residence "Hire and Retain Hope Champions!"
Jill Niehaus, Executive Director, Fairway Pines Senior Living "Implementation of a Quality Assurance Performance Improvement Program"
Chuck Padrnos, Dietary Manager, Madonna Living Communities "Cost Reduction in the Culinary Services Department at Madonna Living Communities"
Jenny Schoenecker, Administrator, Bethel Healthcare Community "Facility Performance Based Employee Evaluations"
Karen Swain, Assistant Director of Community Operations, The Waters Senior Living "Establishing guiding principles for a Culture Committee & implementing team member Town Hall meetings"
Jeffrey Udy, Campus Administrator, Heritage House of Pequot Lakes "Opening an Adult Day Services Facility"