DeKalb Leadership Development

Vision Statement

DeKalb Leadership Development exists to develop a program that identifies and expands the leadership base of DeKalb County.

Program Benefits

Provides a quality framework for personal development and growth.
Worthwhile investment in your workforce.
An excellent stepping stone for involvement in the community.
Develops leadership by providing the necessary training, using experienced instructors.
Motivates participants to volunteer for services in government, supporting agencies and civic organizations, which benefit the community as a whole.
Encourages continued community involvement of graduates by maintaining an active alumni organization.

Leadership Training

Effective board and committee membership
Facilitating a meeting, keeping it on time and on track
Working as a team
Being assertive
Becoming involved
Attracting new volunteers
Effective board and committee membership
Facilitating a meeting, keeping it on time and on track
Working as a team
Being assertive
Becoming involved
Attracting new volunteers
Public speaking
Making effective presentations
Communication skills
Assessing one's personal leadership strengths
Adjusting to a Global Society
Diversity is more then the color of your skin
Conflict management
Visioning
Thinking outside the box

Community Education

Land use, urban sprawl, annexation
Cultural arts
Education
Private and public school representatives, adult education representatives
Politics
Town, city, county and state officials
Industry
Tour of manufacturing plant, economic development representative
Judicial System
Judges, probation offices, prosecutor, public defender
Law enforcement
Political party representatives
Environment/parks
Health services
Hospital hospice
Family support services

Our Mission

Identify individuals with leadership traits.
Develop leadership skills in those individuals.
Encourage and educate through shared experiences.
Accept an active leadership role in the community.
Shape the future of DeKalb County by cultivating successful leaders.

Participation

Any resident of DeKalb County or any person with business or civic activities in DeKalb County who desires to serve the DeKalb County community is eligible to apply for participation.

Registration fee is required to cover a portion of the expenses.

Participants in DeKalb Leadership Development may be sponsored by their employers, themselves or non-profit organizations.

For more information about becoming a participant in this exciting program or becoming a company sponsor, contact:

DeKalb Leadership Development
P.O. Box 103
Auburn, Indiana 46706
Marlene Sutton 837-7428
Gary Zoller 927-7237
Kelly Knox 925-1110
Darlah Brennan 357-4600
Abby David 837-2209
or
925-0800

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