The mission of the Leadership Ames programming is to develop leadership abilities and cultivate relationships to promote community involvement and advancement.
If you have questions about Leadership Ames, contact Allee Wengert (email@example.com) or call the Chamber office at 232-2310.
Participants selected for the Leadership Ames Class will listen to presentations, debate issues, participate in class activities, visit with area leaders, tour facilities and get to know individuals representing a broad cross-section of the community.
There are 12 class sessions that each focus on different themes. Participants are expected to attend all 12 sessions and a graduation evening event. After graduation, all class members will be assigned a day to facilitate for the next year’s class.
Previous topics have included:
Other sessions have included county & state government, healthcare & wellness, inclusion symposiums, agriculture, and economic development. In addition to the day sessions, class members also complete a group service project of their choosing.
Class tuition is $1,000. Scholarships are available. We recommend working with your employer for tuition assistance as well.
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