Leadership Class Extends Application Deadline to Aug. 15

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The deadline for submitting applications for the 2016-2017 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley has been extended until Aug. 15.

Participants complete a nine-month program, which includes nine monthly daylong sessions that focus on major community systems such as education, health, human service, heritage, government, justice, labor, business, poverty and diversity.

A selection committee will choose up to 40 participants for the 2016-2017 class. Selection criteria include recognized leadership ability in the applicant’s field and a demonstrated commitment to community service.

Candidates may request applications directly or be nominated to apply by their employer, a program graduate or others. Every effort is made to attract applications that ensure a class that reflects the diversity of this area’s occupations, its racial, religious and ethnic groups, as well as a balanced demographic and geographic mix.

The $2,000 tuition fee covers all program costs, including meals, admission fees and program supplies. Selected applicants will be billed for tuition.

Applications may be requested by e-mail at karen@regionalchamber.com or by phone at 330 744 2131, ext. 1241. The Leadership Mahoning Valley office is located downtown in the First National Bank Building, 11 Central Square, Suite 1600.

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