Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments (5) Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings Sort by: Date Rating Last Activity Loading comments… You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. +3 Vote up Vote down Paula Mortimer · 355 weeks ago Congratulations Shelley!!!! Report Reply 0 replies · active 355 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down JP Buellesfeld · 355 weeks ago Congratulations!!! Report Reply 0 replies · active 355 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Caped Crusader · 355 weeks ago Congratulations Shelley! You are one of Wellington’s best! Report Reply 0 replies · active 355 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Tom Countryman · 355 weeks ago Wellington is truly fortunate to have Shelley! Report Reply 0 replies · active 355 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Crusader mom · 355 weeks ago I agree with Caped Crusader. Shelley is one of Wellington’s best assets!!! I love her postive, outgoing spirit! Congratulations! Report Reply 0 replies · active 355 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Shelley Hansel-WilliamsTOPEKA â€” Shelley Hansel-Williams of Wellington was one of 40 members on Friday, Oct. 25 to graduate from the 2013 Leadership Kansas Program at a banquet at Topeka Country Club.Â Throughout the course of the six-month program, the 2013 class engaged in discussions with top experts on the key issues facing Kansas while visiting Topeka, Pittsburg, the Kansas City Metro area, Colby/Goodland, Wichita, and Garden City.Hansel-Williams is the executive director of the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce and serves in many leadership capacities in Wellington.Leadership Kansas is a nationally recognized program that aims to develop and motivate future leaders in the state. An affiliated program of the Kansas Chamber, Leadership Kansas is one of the oldest and most prestigious statewide leadership programs in the country. Leadership Kansas is celebrating its 35th year of educating and motivating leaders from all four corners of the state. The program remains committed to its original mission to inspire persons to maintain involvement in the social, business and political fabric of Kansas communities.“The 40 members who have graduated from the program now have an extensive education of our state and are more equipped to shoulder important leadership responsibilities in their communities and careers and an understanding of statewide business, political and social issues” said Kansas Chamber President and CEO Mike Oâ€™Neal (Class of ’85).Each year, close to 600 people are nominated to apply for the program. Upon the conclusion of a thorough and thoughtful application and selection process, 40 individuals are selected to participate in the class. Leadership Kansas makes every effort to ensure geographic, racial, occupational, and gender diversity so that each class is truly representative of the state. The class of 2013 was approved by the Leadership Kansas Board of Trustees, chaired by Mark Knackendoffel (Class of ’01).Â John Federico (Class of ’97) serves as the Executive Director of Leadership Kansas.