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2014 Baldwin Fellows Announced

Welcome to our 2014 class of John Baldwin Fellows!

The John Baldwin Fellowship program, now in its 7th year, develops the leadership of Lancaster County nonprofit organizations by providing funding for individualized plans for personal and professional development. Five fellows have been selected to participate in the program in 2014, and will meet several times over a one-year period with discussions facilitated by Joanne Ladley from North Group Consultants, in addition to receiving a $5,000 grant for their personalized programs.

Welcome to our new class of Fellows:

  • Melissa Hawkins- Disability Empowerment Center

Melissa’s program focuses on diversity and civic leadership and includes a workshop on Advocacy Leadership Development and a personal development coach.

  • Jessica King- ASSETS Lancaster

Jessica’s program focuses on mind/body health and social enterprise and includes yoga and meditation, as well as in-depth visits to social enterprises.

  • Kevin Lehman- Lancaster Creative Factory

Kevin’s program focuses on Vision Quests for self-guided personal change, and includes experiencing a Vision Quest and leading one locally.

  • Emily Landis- Lancaster Science Factory

Emily’s program focuses on mindfulness and meditation, as well as creating a walking guide to “Hidden Lancaster” featuring unexpected landmarks found through interviews and historical research.

  • Joyce Sands- Lancaster Public Library

Joyce’s program focuses on becoming a more effective changemaker, team leader and consensus builder, including an assessment of her strengths and weaknesses as a leader.


Good luck to our new group of fellows as they journey together throughout the next year and stage of their personal development. Click here to learn more about our John Baldwin Fellowship. 

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