Half-day classes will be scheduled twice a month in October and November. From December through May, classes will meet for one full day each month.
The program’s objective involves developing, informing and training potential leaders so they understand the issues and needs of the community. It looks to create an environment that nurtures involvement in the community through volunteerism, service organizations and board appointments.
Leadership Kanwha Valley, sponsored by Chesapeake Energy, creates the opportunity for potential leaders to meet, establish rapport and maintain ongoing professional relationships.
Applicants may be self-sponsored and self-nominated. In addition, community members may nominate individuals with leadership qualities for the program.
Participants can miss no more than the equivalent of one full-day session.
The tuition rate is $495 for Charleston Area Alliance members and $595 for future members. The fee covers all expenses for the program.
The program is limited to 35 people.