Faris graduates from statewide program
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Article by The Daily Iowegian
The Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation Monday announced that 39 Iowans graduated from the renowned Leadership Iowa program during the recent annual ABI Taking Care of Business Conference in Cedar Rapids.
Tod Faris, Appanoose Economic Development Corporation executive director, graduated as part of the 2013-14 Leadership Iowa class.
Leadership Iowa has been the state’s premier issues-awareness program for 32 years. The program is designed to instill passion in current and emerging leaders while fostering a high level of civic engagement. The 2013-14 class attended an integrated series of monthly two-day sessions from October through June at various locations throughout Iowa. They learned from experts about economic development; education; government; Iowa’s role in global innovation; agriculture and renewable fuels; and healthcare and wellness.