Executive Director of Harford Habitat for Humanity selected for Leadership Maryland Class of 2011

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Harford Habitat for Humanity’s PR firm just sent this news long about its executive director:

ANNAPOLIS, MD — Joann C. Blewett, executive director, Harford Habitat
for Humanity, Inc. in Bel Air, and a resident of Bel Air, has been
selected for the Leadership Maryland Class of 2011. Founded in 1992,
Leadership Maryland is an independent, educational, non-profit
organization designed to inform top-level executives, from the public
and private sectors, about the critical issues, challenges and
opportunities facing the state of Maryland and its regions. Blewett is
one of 52 accomplished and talented statewide leaders selected to
participate in the eight-month program.

Following a two-day opening retreat in April, participants will attend
five two-day, and one one-day intense sessions focusing on issues, such
as, economic development, education, health and human services, criminal
and juvenile justice, environment, and multi-culturalism/diversity. More
than 100 experts representing business, government, education, and the
non-profit community will serve as panelists and guest speakers.

“The participants represent a broad spectrum of highly qualified
executives from an extraordinary group of statewide applicants,”
according to Nancy Minieri, president of Leadership Maryland.” After
participating in a comprehensive range of experiences over the next
year, these leaders will serve as important participants in the unified
effort to shape Maryland’s future.”Leadership Maryland is one of 34
state leadership programs nationwide and has graduated over 800
statewide leaders.