EDMOND, OK – Applications for Leadership Edmond Class XXIV are now available on the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce’s website. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on August 1, 2008 with an early-bird discount for applications turned in by 5 p.m. on July 18, 2008.
Leadership Edmond is a leadership development program designed to provide community leaders with a deeper understanding of the critical issues affecting the Edmond area. This program also provides an ongoing source of diverse leaders who are prepared and committed to serve as catalysts and sustainers of positive change for the quality of life in the Edmond area. The program is presented by Edmond Medical Center.
Participants receive in-depth exposure to the critical issues facing the community through lectures, discussion groups, on-site visits, simulations and other leadership development activities. Participants also get a chance to meet key community leaders.
Class sessions, usually the second Monday of each month, September through May, are day long events held in the Edmond area, depending on the topic for the class. The location and format of each session is different.
The program enables participants to develop their leadership capacities, build strong relationships and prepare themselves for the challenges of years to come. The 2008-2009 class will be the 24th class of Leadership Edmond.
Class size is limited to 35 individuals. Class members are selected to represent a broad range of occupations and backgrounds.
For more information on the Leadership Edmond program visit www.edmondchamber.com. Applications are available on the Edmond Chamber website or can be downloaded here.