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Charlie Koon elected President of the 2012 Class of Leadership Middle Tennessee

 

Leadership Middle TennesseeMurfreesboro, TN – Charlie Koon, Chief of Staff for the City of Clarksville, has been elected President of the 2012 Class of Leadership Middle Tennessee.

Koon has been committed to serving the area’s residents throughout his career.  Before joining the Mayor’s office, he held several positions with Cumberland Bank & Trust and was also the owner of Mary’s Music. His community service includes the Clarksville Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis Club, United Way, Riverfest Entertainment Committee and Leadership Clarksville.

Charlie Koon, Chief of Staff for the City of Clarksville

Charlie Koon, Chief of Staff for the City of Clarksville

He is also a member of the inaugural class of the Transit Citizen Leadership Academy at Lipscomb University.  In 2008, Charlie received the Citizen of the Year Award from the City of Clarksville.

“I’m not at all surprised that Charlie was selected by his peers to lead this year’s Leadership Middle Tennessee class,” said Clarksville Mayor Kim McMillan.  “He has been a dedicated leader his entire life, even before he was a member of the Austin Peay Student Government.  Charlie understands the importance of building relationships with leaders in our region and sharing ideas for Clarksville’s continued growth.”

Leadership Middle Tennessee seeks to inform and develop regional-based leadership through networking, collaboration and strategic thinking. Leaders from Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties attend ten sessions addressing current issues in the area’s development. The group will be in Clarksville on November 16th and 17th to discuss education and workforce development.

About Leadership Middle Tennessee

Leadership Middle Tennessee, a regional leadership institute, was founded in 1999 as a result of the Regional Partnerships initiative of Partnership 2000. The initiative was founded in 1994 in direct response to the “lack of a regional agenda” as identified in the Partnership 2000 agenda.
 
Leadership Middle Tennessee serves a 10-county area: Cheatham, Davidson, Dickson, Maury, Montgomery, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, and Wilson.

Mission Statement

The mission of Leadership Middle Tennessee is to broaden the regional perspective of diverse and proven community leaders. Through networking, collaboration, and strategic thinking, we are committed to developing regional leaders who can contribute to long-term solutions that sustain and balance the quality of life and economic growth for our collective unique communities.

For more information, visit www.leadmt.org.


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One Response to “Charlie Koon elected President of the 2012 Class of Leadership Middle Tennessee”

  1. 123erica Says:
    November 17th, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    Sooo proud of this man!

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