Leadership Highlands is a program designed to identify existing and emerging leaders from various segments of the community who have a sincere commitment to remain in the Highlands area. Leadership Highlands provides a comprehensive program for selected participants to gain the skills and knowledge to become a community leader.
Class members attend monthly focus days from November 2012 through May 2013 that focus on various aspects of the Highlands community. Leadership training is also provided through a partnership with Western Carolina University.
Applications are available now at the Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. For more information or to obtain an application, call the chamber at (828)526-5841. Applications are due July 1 and may be submitted to the Chamber.
An open house will be scheduled in May to provide additional information about the program. The date will be announced soon. Any person interested in the Leadership Highlands program is encouraged to attend.
It is the mission of Leadership Highlands to develop an effective network of committed leaders in the Highlands community.