The Kansas Chamber of Commerce on Monday announced its selection of 40 "emerging leaders" to take part in the organization's 2006 class for Leadership Kansas, including five Lawrence residents:
¢ Karen Cochran, a teacher and instructional coach for Lawrence public schools.
¢ Scott Heidner, an associate with Gaches, Braden, Barbee & Associates.
¢ Cynthia Hornberger, dean of the School of Nursing at Washburn University.
¢ Dan Sabatini, principal and president of Sabatini Architects Inc.
¢ Brett Sayre, director of external affairs for AT&T; in Lawrence.
Class members will participate in six statewide conferences offered by a variety of experts in issues facing Kansas businesses and government.
Those selected for Leadership Kansas have a desire to strengthen their state, communities and employers, Kansas Chamber CEO Lew Ebert said. Class members are chosen based on leadership contributions in their professions and communities and their willingness to contribute to Kansas' future progress.