Leadership Mahoning Valley Seeks Applicants

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Applications are available for the 2015-2015 class of Leadership Mahoning Valley. The deadline for applications is May 1.

The program provides 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. The selection committee will choose up to 40 participants for the 2015-2016 class.

Participants complete a 9-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 composed of Leadership Mahoning Valley members will review all applications received by the May 1 deadline. The selection committee will choose up to 40 participants for the 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 tuition fee of $2,000 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 or by phone at 330 744 2131, ext. 41.

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