National Committee for Leadership Development
The National Committee for Leadership Development works directly with LJRs to help them develop their chapters! They are in charge of training JB leadership, and they create the programming for the regional training workshops, Chapter Development (CD) Weekends, and the National Junior Branch Meeting (NJBM)! Each NCLD member acts as a liaison to a different region. The NJRs serve as the chairs of the National Committee for Leadership Development.
Meet the Committee!
Hi, I’m Austin and I proudly represent the EMW region on the NCLD! I live in Atlanta, Georgia and study Philosophy at Emory University. I have been involved with CISV since I was 11 years old, and I can’t wait to see what the next year holds for JB USA. A fun fact about me is that my favorite animals are ducks!
My name is Benjamin and I am the liaison for the South region of JB USA! In my copious amount (jk) of free time, you can find me DJ-ing the school dances playing the triangle, skating on the ice, programming, or canoeing. I am a senior in high school in Maine (Southern Canada) so if you need a lumberjack, I’m usually free on Sundays. For other inquiries, feel free to sauce me an email! Peace and love!! Keep being wicked awesome!
My name is Gabe (Gabriel, if we’re feeling fancy), and I’m the NCLD liaison for the West-Midwest region of JB USA! When I’m not doing CISV related activities (such as finding a Norwegian CISVer in rural Indiana to direct a village, true story!), I play obscure and also normal instruments, and have recently discovered a passion for the culinary acts. I have a mildly unhealthy obsession with Netflix, and fact, my mother and I have the same number of piercings, two! I’m from Cleveland, the greatest city in the world, and will happily discuss sports with you even though I have no clue about them whatsoever! I generally check my email between 5 and 34 times an hour, so if you have any questions, or just want to reach out, I’ll probably be around!
Hey, I’m Nikita and I’m the NCLD liaison for the West. I’ve been on the NJBoT for the past two years and so I’m super excited to now be on the NCLD and also chairing the NSP working group. Outside of CISV, I’m a sophomore at Yale studying math/economics. I’m originally from Jacksonville though, so I still die from this whole northern winter thing (no seriously, I recently decided it was time to invest in long underwear). Ironically, I have an unhealthy obsession with ice cream and I really love all things Frozen! Please feel free to send me an email or a text! I love new friends!
Hey everyone! My name is Rachel Culp and I’m a sophomore at the University of Mississippi. I’m originally from the Miami County chapter, and I have traveled with CISV around 5 times now. I was on the NMCC last year, and I’m so excited to be on the NCLD for the first time this year! I study international studies and French at school, and I’ll be living abroad in France for next year. I enjoy reading, ice skating, and hanging out with friends in my spare time, and I’m obsessed with anything Harry Potter-related.