Man on the Street: ‘What qualities does a leader need to have?’


Photos and answers compiled by Joan Mead-Matsui



“I would like them ideally to have a sense of decorum. I don’t think a tempestuous personality is what I’d like my child to see as a role model. Leaders should conduct themselves in a dignified manner with composure.” Lauren White Clarks Summit


“A leader needs to be willing to listen to those around him or her and take into account their perspectives and information.” Renee Roberts Ransom Township


“A leader would have to be strong, stand up for what they believe and make good on their promises. They should mean what they say.” Jessica Lanton South Abington Township


“I think a leader should be able to respond calmly and be able to get everyone’s opinion and respect their opinions even if they don’t agree.” Oliviah Gearhart Clarks Summit


“Honesty, hardworking, dependable and intelligence…” Elizabeth Bennett Newton Township


“Make good decisions fast…” Linda Kellett South Abington Township


“I would like them ideally to have a sense of decorum. I don’t think a tempestuous personality is what I’d like my child to see as a role model. Leaders should conduct themselves in a dignified manner with composure.”

Lauren White

Clarks Summit

“A leader needs to be willing to listen to those around him or her and take into account their perspectives and information.”

Renee Roberts

Ransom Township

“A leader would have to be strong, stand up for what they believe and make good on their promises. They should mean what they say.”

Jessica Lanton

South Abington Township

“I think a leader should be able to respond calmly and be able to get everyone’s opinion and respect their opinions even if they don’t agree.”

Oliviah Gearhart

Clarks Summit

“Honesty, hardworking, dependable and intelligence…”

Elizabeth Bennett

Newton Township

“Make good decisions fast…”

Linda Kellett

South Abington Township

Photos and answers compiled by Joan Mead-Matsui

“I would like them ideally to have a sense of decorum. I don’t think a tempestuous personality is what I’d like my child to see as a role model. Leaders should conduct themselves in a dignified manner with composure.” Lauren White Clarks Summit
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-MOS-Lauren-White.jpg“I would like them ideally to have a sense of decorum. I don’t think a tempestuous personality is what I’d like my child to see as a role model. Leaders should conduct themselves in a dignified manner with composure.” Lauren White Clarks Summit

“A leader needs to be willing to listen to those around him or her and take into account their perspectives and information.” Renee Roberts Ransom Township
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-MOS-Renee-Roberts.jpg“A leader needs to be willing to listen to those around him or her and take into account their perspectives and information.” Renee Roberts Ransom Township

“A leader would have to be strong, stand up for what they believe and make good on their promises. They should mean what they say.” Jessica Lanton South Abington Township
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-MOS-Jessica-Lanton-2-.jpg“A leader would have to be strong, stand up for what they believe and make good on their promises. They should mean what they say.” Jessica Lanton South Abington Township

“I think a leader should be able to respond calmly and be able to get everyone’s opinion and respect their opinions even if they don’t agree.” Oliviah Gearhart Clarks Summit
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-MOS-Oliviah-Gearhart.jpg“I think a leader should be able to respond calmly and be able to get everyone’s opinion and respect their opinions even if they don’t agree.” Oliviah Gearhart Clarks Summit

“Honesty, hardworking, dependable and intelligence…” Elizabeth Bennett Newton Township
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-MOS-Elizabeth-Bennett.jpg“Honesty, hardworking, dependable and intelligence…” Elizabeth Bennett Newton Township

“Make good decisions fast…” Linda Kellett South Abington Township
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/web1_ABJ-MOS-Linda-Kellett.jpg“Make good decisions fast…” Linda Kellett South Abington Township

Photos and answers compiled by Joan Mead-Matsui

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