Twelve graduate from Corps leadership program

   The Huntington District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers honored 12 graduates of its 2010-2011 Leadership Intern Program with a luncheon April 14, 2011, at the Ramada Inn in Huntington, W.Va.

   This year’s graduating class included seven employees from the Huntington District Office and five employees from field offices located throughout the 45,000 square miles of the district.

   Graduates include Rebecca Albert, Lea Bodmer, Sean Carter, Elizabeth Cooper, Anthony Estep, Mark MacGregor, Linda Plumley, Steven Foster (R.C. Byrd Locks and Dam, Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.); Pamela Hill (Meldahl Locks and Dam, Felicity, Ohio); Jim Hill (London Locks and Dam, London, W.Va.); Aca Ramey (R.D. Bailey Lake, Justice, W.Va.), and Michael Woeste (Upper Tuscarawas Office, Mineral City, Ohio).

The Corps partnered with Marshall University to provide administration of the year-long program. Dr. Lorraine Anderson, Associate Dean at Marshall, and Jim Shiner of the Corps provided graduates with a wide range of opportunities for learning and growth. This intensive training program assessed the individual strengths and weaknesses of the participants pertaining to leadership and management qualities.

The Corps began offering the Leadership Intern Program in 1999. Including this year’s class, 97 employees have graduated from the program.

For more information, contact the Huntington District public affairs office at 304-399-5353 or visit our website at

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