Leadership Columbia Applications Due Tuesday, May 26, 2015
COLUMBIA, S.C. – Leadership Columbia (LC), the premier program for emerging and existing leaders sponsored by the Columbia Chamber, is currently accepting applications from dynamic and talented professionals for the 2015-2016 class. Selected candidates will comprise the 43rd class of the LC program.
Combined application and interview scores will determine the class of approximately 60 participants. The selection criteria includes civic involvement, leadership potential, diversity of perspective and commitment to the leadership program and the community. Applications are due on Tuesday, May 26. Applicant interviews are scheduled to begin on Wednesday, May 27.
Participants will engage in a 10-month curriculum including monthly class day sessions, a class retreat, a class project and other enrichment activities. Since its inception in 1973, Leadership Columbia has celebrated more than 1,600 graduates.
To apply, please submit an application online.
About Leadership Columbia
Leadership Columbia is an educational program offered through the Columbia Chamber. The 10-month program provides emerging and existing leaders in the Columbia area with an opportunity to enhance their civic knowledge and network. For over 40 years, Leadership Columbia has helped participants better understand the local community, while building relationships with the region’s current and future leaders. For more information on Leadership Columbia, visit www.columbiachamber.com.
About Columbia Chamber
The Columbia Chamber is a private, non-profit, membership-driven organization comprised of 1,500 business enterprises, civic organizations, educational institutions and individuals in Calhoun, Fairfield, Kershaw, Lexington, Newberry and Richland counties. The Columbia Chamber serves as the voice of its members and the business community at large on matters of economic, educational, social, cultural and political concern, as well as supports and promotes the success of its members through networking, professional development, advocacy and leadership. The organization has represented the interests of the local business community since 1902.
To become a member or to learn more about the Columbia Chamber, as well as its events, programs and initiatives, visit www.ColumbiaChamber.com.