Ronnie Brooks, founder of the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute and core faculty of the Community Arts Education Leadership Institute (CAELI), accepts the 2018 National Guild Leadership Award at the Guild Conference. This award is given annually to an individual or institution whose work is nationally recognized as exemplifying and promoting the ideals to which the National Guild and its membership are dedicated. Ronnie Brooks has devoted her career to developing and serving leaders who make a difference. She is the founding director of the James P. Shannon Leadership Institute, a program that provides a yearlong renewal experience for foundation and nonprofit organization leaders. She was president of both Citizens League and the Mediation Center and a board member of the Voyager Outward Bound School, the David Preus Leadership Council, the Civic Leadership Foundation, Graywolf Press, and MAP for Nonprofits.