The Leadership Sanford program aims to provide a continuous, diverse supply of creative leaders to the community by developing their knowledge of the region and providing them the opportunity for meaningful action.
The program begins in September and concludes in June with a graduation ceremony, presenting topics designed to provide both personal development and community enrichment. The sessions give participants an in-depth look at a range of topics of community interest and importance by experts and community leaders.
The Leadership Sanford program objectives are:
The program is limited to 20 participants. Open to residents of Lee County who have demonstrated leadership aptitude and who represent a cross section of interested, motivated, and concerned citizens. After a thorough review of all submitted applications, the participants will be selected in an effort to form a group of geographic, racial, gender, and occupational balance.
Tuition for the Leadership Sanford Program is $1100 for Chamber members and $1350 for non-Chamber members. This fee covers all expenses, including assessments, program materials and meals. Any applicants interested in tuition assistance may submit a written request. A limited number of partial scholarships are available.
Classes meet monthly for a full day session from September through June.
Class Topics Include:
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