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I Am A Leader

  • Nov 12, 2019 (1:00 - 4:00 pm CT; 12:00 - 3:00 pm MT)
    Team Building (NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center, 663 Highway 281 E, Carrington ND)
  • Nov 13, 2019 (8:00 - 12:00 pm CT; 7:00 - 11:00 am MT)
    Leadership Session (NDSU Carrington Research Extension Center, 663 Highway 281 E, Carrington ND)

Please print and post the I Am a Leader training poster (PDF, 703K) at your location and encourage participation.


DEADLINE: Thursday, October 25, 2019

There is a $50.00 registration fee (includes breakfast, refreshment breaks and book).

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


You Don’t Need a TITLE to be a Leader. Leadership is influence. A leader is a team player that works for the success of the entire team and organization. A leader empowers their coworkers for the greater good of the organization.

Get a jump start on your growth plan. Leadership skills to learn:

  • Become a person of influence
  • Learn to lead from any position
  • Develop your career ladder
  • Grow your leadership skills
  • Learn life skills for success

A copy of, You Don’t Need a TITLE to be a Leader, will be given to each participant. This book is an awesome tool for leadership development.


Leanna Emmer: NDLTAP Technical Representative. Leanna has worked cooperatively with others for more than 40 years. Her experience includes 15 years as supervisor in the Permit Office of the ND Highway Patrol. As supervisor, she worked collaboratively with the Department of Transportation, the motor carrier industry and other government entities on transportation policies and concerns related to vehicle size and weight.

Dale Heglund. NDLTAP Program Director. Dale has 40 years of transportation experience ranging from equipment operator to design engineer. His career focus has been to promote the quality of the roadway network by helping others understand roadway engineering principles, the synergies of working cooperatively with others, leadership skills, and new technology implementation processes.

Genny Dienstmann is the Assistant Director of Operations with the ND Association of Counties. Her responsibilities include finance and human resources - including the HR Collaborative for Local Government. She also is responsible for management assistance to the ND Association of County Engineers and the ND Association of County Recorders. Genny has degrees in accounting and business administration and is achieved designation as a Certified Association Executive by the American Society of Association Executives.

Target Audience

County road supervisor and operators.

515 ½ E BroadwaySuite 101Bismarck, ND 58501