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Ideal candidates for LEADERSHIP Austin are individuals who:
LEADERSHIP Austin consists of nine sessions, held the second Thursday of every month. Participation is the program requires a serious commitment of time and energy. Participants meet for a full day, each month, meeting September through May.
Selected applicants will be expected to meet the following commitments:
AUGUST 17 SEPTEMBER 14 OCTOBER 12 NOVEMBER 9 DECEMBER 14
Progam Kickoff Community Leadership Day Education Day Quality of Life & Diversity Day Government Day
JANUARY 11 FEBRUARY 8 MARCH 8 APRIL 12 MAY 10
Business & Economic Day Community Health Services Day Public Safety Day Agriculture & Agribusiness Day Graduation Day
Leadership Austin is a program designed as an educational opportunity that enables participants to learn about this area's resources, values, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and challenges. The intent is to motivate and connect community leaders while developing skills and relationships that will help them become more successful.
Ensuing program days provide participants with a series of tours and presenters, covering major aspects of our community, including Education, Quality of Life & Diversity, Government, Business & Industry, Community Health Services, Public Safety, and Agriculture & Agribusiness.
Since established in 2006, 250 people have graduated from the Leadership Austin program. Leadership Austin is organized by the Austin Area Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Riverland Community College.
Special thanks to our program sponsors: