Leadership Academy

Leadership Academy

Stay Tuned for Information on
2021 LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy 

The Leadership Academy facilitators are still evaluating the possibility of an in-person program in 2021. As additional information becomes available members will be notified.  

If you have questions regarding the LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy, please contact Kathryn Brod at kbrod@leadingageohio.org or call 614.545.9014.

2020 LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy

This seven-month leadership program, starting in late January 2020, is designed to supplement and enhance member efforts in developing strong, effective leaders in aging services.

LeadingAge Ohio is proud to have a dynamic group of leaders that comprise the Leadership Academy Design Team. Each Design Team member is an alum of either the LeadingAge or LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy. 

To learn more about the LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy, access the informational brochure link below.

2020 LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy Informational Brochure


How to Apply

LeadingAge Ohio member employees interested in being part of the Leadership Academy Class of 2020 must submit the online application, resume and two letters of reference for consideration by the review committee.  Please be certain to review the application guidelines, eligibility requirements and FAQ sections below.  

Leadership Academy Application

Click the link below to access the online application.  Application Deadline for the Leadership Academy Class of 2020 is November 8, 2019.

2020 LeadingAge Ohio Leadership Academy Application


CONGRATULATIONS to the 2019 LeadingAge Ohio
Leadership Academy Fellows


Stephanie Antoun
Marjorie P. Lee Community, Episcopal Retirement Services
Joshua Bailey
Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber
Sue Campbell
Kendal at Oberlin
Nancy Eve
Otterbein SeniorLife Lebanon
Anna Gallagher
Otterbein SeniorLife
Kim Kennedy
The Gardens of McGregor
Kevin Kilbane
Lutheran Home at Concord Reserve
Jessica Kirkendall
Genacross Lutheran Services- Wolf Creek
Dan Miller
Parkvue Community,
United Church Homes
Sandra Morrow
Episcopal Retirement Services
Beth Newbauer
Otterbein SeniorLife
Cory Parish
Shepherd of the Valley-Boardman
Susan Wallace
LeadingAge Ohio

Application Guidelines

Eligibility Requirements


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Debbie Boggs, RN

Debbie Boggs

Education Specialist

  • Manages all aspects of education for the association
  • Ensures all aspects of the Continuing Education (CE) process are followed
  • Assists with the planning and development of all the association sponsored/co-sponsored educational programs
  • Works with internal and external customers and members to ensure professional development functions    

Karen Lowe

Karen Lowe

Education and Special Projects Coordinator

  • Assists with coordination of all professional education events, including planning, development, and implementation
  • Assists with coordination of special projects and initiatives, including Leadership Academy, Employer of Choice and ltcGAIN
  • Assists with all Continuing Education credentialing requirements and processes

Anne Shelley, MBA, BSN, RN

Anne Shelley

Director of Home Health/Hospice Regulatory Relations

  • Reviews state and federal policies and regulations and provides technical and regulatory support to Home Health and Hospice members
  • Works with state and federal agencies and regulatory bodies to develop policy and rules for the home health and hospice industry
  • Provides education for hospice and palliative care providers related to regulatory and operational issues
Our national partner, LeadingAge, is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Together, we advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.