Rep. Dean Schamore Selected for Legislative Leadership Program

desk-2531Frankfort, KY –Representative Dean Schamore has been selected to participate in the Emerging Leaders program at the University of Virginia from July 6-9, 2015. The Emerging Leaders Program is a collaborative effort of the State Legislative Leaders Foundation and the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business Administration and is made possible by grants from Advance America, Altria Client Services, Comcast, Entertainment Software Association and Walmart. All classes will be held at the Darden School of Business on the campus of the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.

“I congratulate Rep. Schamore on his acceptance to this prestigious leadership program,” said Speaker Greg Stumbo. “Rep. Schamore personifies what this program is about, which is why I nominated him.”

“I’m proud to be nominated by Speaker Stumbo, and am honored to take part in this great program,” said Rep. Schamore, D-Hardinsburg. “Several of my House colleagues have been in the past and have spoken about how much they learned. There’s nothing like it in the country.”

The goal of this program is to inspire men and women to continue careers in public service. Class discussions will examine qualities and characteristics of leadership including: ethical leadership, the art of compromise and coalition building and the philosophical underpinnings of representative democracy.

Rep. Schamore is an entrepreneur, the founder and owner of Digital Connections Plus located in Hardinsburg in Breckinridge County. He served in the United States Navy and resides in Hardinsburg with his wife and two daughters. Elected in 2014, Rep. Schamore represents House District 10, which includes Breckinridge, Hancock and portions of Hardin County. He serves as Vice Chair of the Veterans, Military, and Public Safety Committee. He also serves on Agriculture and Small Business, Economic Development, and the Tourism Development and Energy committees.