What Is Leadership Greater Valley?


Leadership Greater Valley combines leadership skill building with community education. It is a 9 week program where participants get a bird’s-eye view of the issues facing the community, begin developing the leadership skills necessary to assume leadership roles, and are exposed to involvement opportunities in the community.

 

 

History of the Program

The Leadership Greater Valley program started in 1996. A partnership between the Greater Valley Chamber, Valley Council of Health & Human Service Organizations and Valley United Way, this program has helped professionals to improve their leadership skills and form a deeper connection within their community. Currently, over 300 alumni have taken on a variety of active roles in our region, from joining non-profit Board of Directors to running (and winning) for elected offices.

How Does Leadership Greater Valley Benefit Business?

Benefits For Your Company

  • Grooms leaders that contribute to their organizations
  • Provides professional networking opportunities
  • Helps employees develop greater personal vision
  • Offers exposure for companies
  • Reinforces skills and imparts knowledge to participants
  • Improves employees’ vision for “big picture” thinking
  • Provides a return on investment
  • Enhances problem-solving skills

Benefits For Your Employees

  • A far greater understanding and perspective of the community
  • Improved leadership skills
  • Improved decision making skills
  • A new network of professionals
  • Enhanced confidence
  • Unparalleled learning opportunities
  • A passion to improve our community
  • Instills community trusteeship understanding

Applying to LGV

Course Schedule

The 9 week program that meets every Thursday from 1:00pm-5:00pm starting September 12th.

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Who Should Apply?

Anyone looking to enhance their leadership and networking skills. Individuals interested in learning more about this region: its history, its organizations, its people and more.

Application Process

Download and fill out an application. The deadline is Friday, August 30, 2019.

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Alumni from the Program

Leadership Greater Valley has helped to shape the lives and careers of so many individuals over the years. 

Click the button below to view a full list of program Alums. 

Contact Us

Send us an email if you’re interested in the program or if you have any questions.

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