Leadership Highlands 2022 request for applicants

Leadership Highlands 2022 is a community engagement initiative of Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visit Highlands, NC.

The purpose of Leadership Highlands is to develop and empower emerging leaders through a series of interactive seminars, workshops, and other projects.

“We are excited to reprise the Leadership Highlands program in 2022 and look forward to championing future community leaders,” said Highlands Chamber Executive Director Kaye McHan. 

Selected participants will learn about their own leadership capacity, the people, organizations, and institutions that make up our community and how they can serve Highlands on a profound level. The program seeks dedicated individuals who want to engage in the future of Highlands.

The 12 class members will attend regular sessions held monthly beginning in March and running through October, with local experts on Highlands’ history and cultural resources, economic development, government and public safety, health and human resources, education, arts, and outdoor recreation.

Personal leadership skills also will be developed through principle-based decision making and team-building exercises. 

Applications can be downloaded HERE, requested via email at businessservices@highlandschamber.org, or picked up at Highlands Chamber of Commerce located at 108 Main Street. 

Applications should be submitted by Jan. 21 to businessservices@highlandschamber.org or delivered to Highlands Chamber of Commerce.

Leadership Highlands 2022 class members will be notified and announced by Feb. 4. 

For more information about Leadership Highlands, call 828.526.5841 or email businessservices@highlandschamber.org.

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