Why LEADERSHIP?

LEADERSHIP Jefferson County is an initiative of the Envision Jefferson County project. Through community conversations and surveys, the Envision team narrowed that input to six initiatives. LEADERSHIP Jefferson County is an action project of Initiative #5: Building a Positive Community Through Collaboration & Leadership.

When you become a part of LEADERSHIP, you will learn about many important topics that impact Jefferson County.  Topics & session dates include:

  • January 10 - Introduction & Orientation
  • January 24 - Nonprofits & Volunteerism
  • February 7 - Government Agencies & Organizations
  • February 21 - Education
  • March 7 - Healthcare
  • March 21 - Business & Industry
  • April 4 - Social Services
  • April 18 - History
  • May 2 - Tourism
  • May 16 - Culminating Group Task
  • TBD - End of Course Celebration

Participants of LEADERSHIP Jefferson County will:

  • Have a better understanding of resources & relationships within the community
  • Become more active in the community
  • Have a better understanding of leadership in the community
  • Have an increase in community pride
  • Understand where to channel leadership energies
  • Experience a Board Internship (for those new to nonprofit organizations)

Enroll Now

LEADERSHIP Jefferson County is accepting applications for the upcoming class year. Sessions will be held biweekly from January - May. Each session will take place from 8am-Noon. Materials and refreshments will be provided.

Enrollment Fee: $200 per participant Application Deadline: October 31, 2017.

Download Enrollment Application

 

 

"It took me ten years of community involvement to accomplish what Leadership Jefferson County can provide in ten meetings. This is Excellent!"

- Cliff Carnes,
  Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation