LEONIA, N.J. -- Leonia resident Joyce Luhrs has been chosen to participate in LEADS, a civic leadership program sponsored by the Volunteer Center of Bergen County.
Luhrs, of Luhrs & Associates, a marketing and public relations firm, will join others from the nonprofit, business and government sectors as they examine countywide issues.
They will be addressing diverse perspectives as they hunt for solutions to common problems. The group also will examine their own leadership styles.
The monthly seminars will be led by former Bergen County Executive William “Pat” Schuber.
Among Luhrs’s many community activities are service on the boards of directors of several organizations, including the League of Women Voters of Northern Valley and Leonia, Leonia Arts and the Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ Inc.
Luhrs has degrees from Oberlin College and Columbia University.
She has received other leadership fellowships from LEAD New Jersey, the University at Albany-State University of New York-Center for Women in Government & Civil Society of Rockefeller College, the City of New York-Urban Fellowship, and the Washington, D.C.-based Institute for Educational Leadership’s Education Policy Fellowship Program.
Luhrs has received awards from organizations such as Douglass College, the New Jersey State Federation of Women’s Clubs and the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners.
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