The Herald Bulletin

Afternoon Update

Local News

April 25, 2014

Erskine to direct Leadership Academy of Madison County

ANDERSON — The board of directors of the Leadership Academy of Madison County (LAMC) has named Beth Erskine the organization’s new executive director, according to a Friday press release.

Erskine, most recently human resources director for Hopewell Center, has more than two decades of experience in human resources, finance and nonprofit management.

“Beth’s qualifications make her perfectly suited for the position,” said Quang Vinh, LAMC board chairman. “Between her leadership roles in both business and community and longstanding, active relationship with LAMC ... we are excited to see what she can bring to the role.”

A Ball State University graduate with majors in business and secondary education, Erskine began her career in the banking industry.

Erskine serves on several boards, including the LAMC board, and is an active community volunteer, according to the press release. A 1996 graduate of LAMC, Erskine has also led sessions for the Youth Leadership Academy — a branch of LAMC focused on the county’s youth.

“LAMC is such a part of the fabric of our family that this is more than a job to me — it’s a passion,” said Erskine, whose husband, Gary, is a graduate and father-in-law, Carl, is a founding member. “I believe not only in the mission of LAMC, but also the people and community that it serves.”

Started in 1981 as a lecture series, LAMC has evolved to become a community think tank and talent incubator, with more than a thousand graduates.

Erskine will replace current LAMC Executive Director Bobbette Snyder, who recently announced that she will retire.

— The Herald Bulletin

1
Text Only
Local News
  • NWS - HB0725 - Colts Camp - 272 Colts fans come from all over Indiana for training camp

    Under bright skies and mild temperatures, Indianapolis Colts fans turned out in droves to witness the first of this year's public practices during training camp at Anderson University's campus on Thursday.

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • County doctor arrested on drug charges

    A Fishers doctor with ties to Pendleton was arrested Friday in a Drug Enforcement Administration raid of numerous doctor’s office in central Indiana.

    July 25, 2014

  • South Madison superintendent contract OK'd South Madison Community Schools officials Thursday unanimously ratified a new three-year contract for Superintendent Joe Buck, and approved textbook fees for middle and high school students.

    July 24, 2014

  • Brown awarded $25,200 settlement A federal jury issued a split verdict in the discrimination case filed by Jack Brown against the city of Anderson that alleged violations of his free speech rights and the American Disabilities Act.

    July 24, 2014

  • DSC_8125.JPG Auction teaches in business, farming

    After 10 years of 4-H, saying goodbye to his animals has become a simple matter for McKennon Heald. But he said he wouldn't be surprised to see some tears from some of the younger participants. He's been there.

    July 25, 2014 2 Photos

  • Arrest Log: July 25 Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement on Wednesday and Thursday, based on Madison County Jail records.

    July 25, 2014

  • Anderson, Alexandria and Elwood receive grants to tear down abandoned houses Three Madison County cities — Anderson, Alexandria and Elwood — received state grants that will be used to tear down abandoned, dilapidated houses.

    July 25, 2014

  • What's Where: July 25 Local meetings and activities are scheduled Friday, July 25.

    July 25, 2014

  • Support breakfast at Cross Roads Through The Eyes of Special Kids will host its support breakfast from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Cross Roads United Methodist Church, 2000 N. Scatterfield Road.

    July 24, 2014

  • Accident.jpg Second person dies following Ind. 9 accident

    A second person has died from injuries following an accident Wednesday on Ind. 9. Clayton Crumley, 21, died at IU Health Methodist Hospital, officials said Thursday.

    July 24, 2014 1 Photo

July Staff Photos


Buy and browse more photos from The Herald Bulletin

More Resources from The Herald Bulletin
Auto Industry Book
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Facebook