2021-22 Leadership Catawba Online Applications Open
Name:2021-22 Leadership Catawba Online Applications Open
Date:May 13, 2021 - June 18, 2021
Are you seeking an opportunity to be challenged to become a more effective and influential leader?
Do you value the opportunity to to learn and work alongside leaders of diverse backgrounds and experiences who have demonstrated leadership potential throughout our community?
Through personal and professional development and broad exposure to the community, Leadership Catawba equips professionals with the skills and knowledge needed to be effective leaders committed to the future of Catawba County.
Since 1974,Leadership Catawbahas educated and equipped hundreds of Catawba County residents with information about the social, economic and political dynamics of our community. The program challenges each participant not only to be an effective and influential leader within their own organization, but to lead within our greater community through personal commitment and involvement.
Online applications for the 2021-22 Leadership Catawba cohort will open on May 13th.
Application Quick Facts:. - Participants are selected on a first come basis, with a class capacity of thirty-five (35), or by the application deadline of June 18, 2021, whichever comes first. - A delay in submitting a completed application may result in being placed on the wait list for the 2022-2023 program. - The program is limited to one (1) participant per business, ensuring the greatest exposure to other community and business leaders throughout the county. Should a second team member be interested in attending, their completed application will be placed on a wait list, pending availability.
Leadership Catawba contact:
Kim Dahlsten, IOM
Director of Leadership Catawba
Vice President of Operations
Leadership Catawba WHY?
All testimonials contributed by 2020-21 Leadership Catawba
“Taking advantage of the community knowledge/immersion and networking opportunities that Leadership Catawba provides is vital to helping you be the best leader you can be for Catawba County.
Paxton Tallent, YMCA of Catawba County
“You will be challenged to be part of a team of professionals who are willing to support you in your organization, as well as, to the community in which you serve on a daily basis. You will interact and network with other leaders of your community. You will come away from Leadership Catawba with thought-provoking conversations and long lasting relationships.”
Lily Moody, Greater Hickory Cooperative Christian Ministry
“Great opportunity to learn about what is going on in the county. I had no idea the amount of activities, industries, collaboration, and innovation taking place. Additionally, it is a great opportunity to meet and network with other leaders in the county. The relationships that have been made during this will last a lifetime.”
Justin Levey, City of Hickory Police Department
“I moved away from Catawba County for college and quickly came back because I always knew I wanted to raise my family here. However, Leadership Catawba truly opened my eyes to the treasure we have in our county. I could spend hours talking about the opportunities, growth, places and things to do in our part of North Carolina. We are surrounded by people who are willing to collaborate with one another to make Catawba County the best it can be – that is both an amazing and rate thing in our world today.”
Cynthia Keller, Frye Regional Medical Center
“This leadership class has opened my eyes to what the area has to offer to go along with the challenges the community faces. I have been a resident of Catawba County my entire life and just this year, I have learned so much about what we have to offer and where we stand in blazing a path for other communities to follow.:
Scott Punch, Hickory Mechanical, Inc.