Each Leadership Development Academy of Rock County participant works with a small group of their fellow class members to plan and execute a collaborative project that addresses a community need. These projects and their results are presented each May and serve as the program's capstone experience.


To create Connections, a publication highlighting clubs, groups and volunteer opportunities in Janesville.

Team details

Team name

Year completed

Team members & employers

Carrie Hermanson, UW-Rock County
Bill Peer, Blackhawk Transport, Inc.
Rebecca Smith, City of Janesville
Shelly Stefanczyk, Junior Achievement of Rock County
Kirk Stowers, Johnson Bank
Renaud West, Alliant Energy