Skip to Main navigation Skip to Left navigation Skip to Main content Skip to Footer

University of Minnesota Extension

Extension > Community > Leadership > Perspectives on Leadership (Video)

Print Icon Email Icon Share Icon

Perspectives on Leadership (Video)

Across the state of Minnesota, local leaders and citizens are engaged in leadership and civic engagement programs. Together, they make new things happen where they live and work. In these videos, a few alumni of Extension's programs share their stories and their perspectives on community leadership.

Paul Torkelson | Deanne Bryce | Christina and David Lien | Kerry Ward | Donna Rasmussen

Paul Torkelson

Paul Torkelson applied what he learned about himself while participating in the Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program to become an effective leader in the Minnesota House of Representatives.

Deanne Bryce

Deanne Bryce re-imagined her restaurant business after participating in the Bridging Brown County Leadership Education program and learning how other businesses in the county had followed their passion.

Christina and David Lien

Even the smallest of communities can remain vital when residents know their assets. Christina and David Lien contribute to Flom, Minnesota with lessons learned from the Red River Valley Emerging Leadership Program.

Kerry Ward

It takes a lot of partnerships to create a healthier community. Kerry Ward used the contacts she made at McLeod for Tomorrow, a Leadership Education Program, to make a difference.

Donna Rasmussen

Perspectives on Civic Engagement
Donna Rasmussen, Fillmore Soil and Water Conservation District, discusses how citizen-led conversations brought about a plan to improve the water quality of the Root River.

  • © Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy