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  • Dear Leadership League City 2021 Applicant:

    Thank you for your interest in the Leadership League City, a program organized in 2016 under the direction of the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce. This program is designed to nurture and develop the leadership skills of potential and current leaders by providing a stimulating atmosphere that fosters diverse viewpoints, resulting in innovative answers to the critical questions facing our community. The program strives to create awareness and connect leaders with issues. It is not an academic leadership training program. Leadership League City includes community immersion, leadership training, and educating participants in "how things work" in our community and our county. Leadership League City offers learning opportunities in an atmosphere that stimulates creative thinking and encourages participants to work together to utilize both new and proven tools to meet the challenges of today and to prepare for tomorrow.

    Leadership League City is designed to provide the participant:

    • An awareness of community needs, challenges and opportunities

    • An opportunity to promote and establish relationships and share resources with other community volunteers and leaders

    • The challenge to examine, practice and develop leadership skills and techniques

    Leadership League City is an eleven-month program, January through November, exclusively offered to members of the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce. The sessions start with a full day retreat at the Lakewood Yacht Club. The opening retreat is followed by seven one-day sessions covering criminal justice, diversity and inclusion, economic development/infrastructure, health and social services, municipal/county government. The success of each Leadership League City class lies in the commitment of each participant not only to the program but also to the class. Therefore, participation and attendance at each session is essential.

    Participants missing any of the following will be unable to continue enrollment or graduate from the program:

    • Any portion of the Opening Retreat, County Government, or Ending Retreat

    • More than two one-day sessions or 16 total hours

    Class sessions are generally scheduled on the first or second Wednesday of each month. A tentative schedule of program dates is enclosed. Tuition for the ten-month program is $750 for League City Regional Chamber members who submit the application before December 15, 2020. All applications that are received after December 15, 2020 will be $900. The tuition covers all expenses for the program including transportation, accommodations, and meals for all sessions.  Completion of the enclosed application is an important part of the selection process.  The Advisory Council will review each application for the Leadership League City with acceptances beginning in mid-December and the completed class confirmed by January 8, 2021. It is important to complete and submit your application via mail, fax, dewan@leaguecitychamber.com or drop off to the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce as soon as you have made the decision to apply. Each year more applicants apply than can be accepted, so please complete and return your application as soon as possible so that it may be placed in consideration for the Class of 2021. Tuition is due in full within sixty days of receiving acceptance notice or before March 31, 2021, whichever comes first.

    Dewan Clayborn, IOM
    President & CEO
    League City Regional Chamber of Commerce
    “Any definition of a successful life must include serving others.”