The South Metro Denver Chamber was well-represented in the first-ever Littleton Leadership Academy, a program designed to identify emerging leaders and help them develop their leadership potential. As well as, foster leadership skills and knowledge that participants can use in their professional lives and to serve the community.
Seven chamber members completed the Academy, which was compromised of diverse business and civic representatives. We are honored to recognize those who participated in the program including one participant who named SMDC’s Workplace Wellness Initiative as her action plan. The purpose of the action plan is to be a leader in the community.
Robyn Zagoren, took on the role as Co-Chair to SMDC’s Workplace Wellness Initiative, to reach out to Chamber businesses and the greater community to help implement and educate on worksite wellness programs.
Robyn received an undergraduate degree from Boston University and Masters from Northeastern University. She started her career as an athletic trainer and assistant professor in sports medicine at Hofstra University in NY, where she also assisted with the training of the NY Islanders and the NY Jets. She moved on to become the first female Head Athletic Trainer for a Federal Academy at the United State Merchant Marine Academy where she also wrote and taught the Ships’ Medicine classes. Robyn moved to Colorado in 2007 and started working at the Littleton Public School District as District Wellness Coordinator. Her responsibilities include student, school and employee wellness. She has been a successful grant writer for playgrounds, school gardens, and Safe Route to School Grants, bringing in 2.4 million in the past 5 years.
Chamber members who completed the 2017 Littleton Leadership Academy:
More information about the Littleton Leadership Academy can be found at: littletonleadershipacademy.org/