Leadership Montana accepting applications for Class of 2019

Leadership Montana, the state’s premier leadership development organization, has opened the application process for the Class of 2019. The class will meet in communities across the state during the months of September 2018 to April 2019. Applications are accepted until April 15.

“We continue to be humbled by the response to our leadership development program, even fifteen years since our founding,” said president and chief executive officer Chantel Schieffer. “Our program is designed to meet the needs of professionals in all stages of their careers, from all industries and communities. Each year, we look forward to receiving applications from each corner of Montana.”

The Class of 2019 will visit Big Sky, Butte, Missoula, Helena, Great Falls, White Sulphur Springs, Glasgow and Billings. During visits, participants learn about challenges and opportunities facing Montana through conversations with community leaders and tours of emerging and traditional businesses. At the same time, participants learn from skilled leadership professionals who teach from a curriculum designed exclusively for Leadership Montana.

Leadership Montana is a non-profit collaboration of leaders from business, labor, healthcare, higher education, non-profit organizations and government coming together to form a strong partnership for the betterment of our state. Leadership Montana offers participants a program that strengthens leadership skills while fostering personal growth and reflection.

Established in 2003, the program has nearly 600 alumni including members of the legislature, state, city and county government officials, and leaders of higher education, private businesses and non-profits across Montana. Leadership Montana is privately funded by generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across the state and region. More information about the program, including the application form, can be found at www.leadershipmontana.org.



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