Leadership Mahoning Valley Nominee Seeks Applicants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Leadership Mahoning Valley is accepting applications through May 5 for its 2017-2018 class.

The program is designed to provide adult community leaders with a general overview of the Mahoning Valley, an opportunity for increased understanding of key community issues and the potential to develop effective working relationships with other civic leaders.

Up to 40 participants will be chosen for the 2017-2018 class. Those chosen will complete a nine-month program, which includes nine day-long sessions that focus on education, health, human service, heritage, government, justice, labor, business, poverty and diversity. A graduation dinner concludes each class year.

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 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 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 program office is in the First National Bank Building, 11 Central Square, Suite 1600.

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