Gillette Area Leadership Institute (G.A.L.I.)

What is G.A.L.I.?

Steering Committee Chairman: Wendy Balo, Campbell County Government

GALI provides leadership training for those wanting to learn more about active engagement in the community. The nine-month program is designed to promote a better understanding of the community, build and enhance leadership skills, and develop a strong network of community leaders. The program is entering its 32nd year. Here are some important documents if you’re interested in participating:

gali tour | campbell county chamber of commerce
gali cch tour

Steering Committee

The Gillette Area Leadership Institute (GALI) Steering Committee organizes sessions for the GALI program. GALI Steering Committee members must be alumni of the program and commit to attending at least one session of the program.

Committee Activities

  • Coordinate GALI sessions
  • Host GALI Graduation
  • Endorse Class Project
  • Celebrate GALI’s 30th Anniversary

Signups for GALI are from May through July every year, with the first session being the annual retreat in September. (Wyoming Workforce Grants are available for those self-employed that wish to attend.)

​GALI application is open to the public (non-members).

Gillette Area Leadership Institute Class of 2019 / 2020

Dr. Kari Bennet, Advanced Orthopedic and Chiropractic
Shelly Besel, Gillette Campbell County Airport
Richard Burton, Volunteers of America
Misti Crawford, City of Gillette
Darin Edmonds, Campbell County Cemetery District
Donald Edwards, Campbell County Health
Casey Elkins, Pinnacle Bank
Nicole Gray, First Northern Bank of Wyoming
Nathan Grotian, Boys & Girls Club of Campbell County
Jeff Gustafson, Campbell County Government
Colleen Heeter, Campbell County Health
Amber Jackson-Jordan, Campbell County Health
Kim Klein, City of Gillette
Steve Laakso, Signature Real Estate Group
Paty Ortiz Nieto, Security State Bank
Keyur Patel, RE/MAX Professionals
Kelly Peterson, Western Fuels-Wyoming Inc.
Genevieve Schlekeway, Campbell County Public Library
Tyler Stalcup, That Embroidery Place & Design LLC
Shane Stefanick, City of Gillette
Serena Tays, S & S Builders LLC
Angela Williams, City of Gillette
Devin Woolf, First National Bank

GALI facts:

  • Builds Better Leaders
  • First graduating class was in 1987
  • Eight Sessions Spanning Nine Months
  • Application for next year’s GALI class open in May

Ready To Join?

Click the button below and fill out our online application to get started today!