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Building Leaders for Our Community

Leadership Carbon is an adult leadership development program designed to cultivate knowledgeable, skilled, committed and action-oriented community leaders for the benefit of Carbon County's future.

Leadership Carbon brings together participants once a month September through May. Participants typically come from diverse backgrounds and varying perspectives to learn more about themselves and their communities. In the Leadership Carbon Program, people share their ideas and experiences with each other, gain new skills and knowledge about leadership, and develop plans and strategies for implementing community betterment projects. Participants will also develop a deeper understanding of the challenges, opportunities and resources existing within Carbon County and will be prepared and encouraged to serve on various non-profit boards.

The leadership training program is headquartered at the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Office in partnership with Lehigh Carbon Community College.



Linda Rex, CCEDC
610-379-5000 | Contact Linda

What Our Alumni Are Saying...

What a great way to get to know the movers and shakers of Carbon County and learn leadership skills! Simply put, the Leadership Carbon program made me a more valuable employee and a better team member.”
 - Micah Gursky, Director of Development, St. Luke's Miners Memorial Hospital

“Leadership Carbon gave me the opportunity to make a real change through our class project. Youth Leadership Carbon is now in its second year of introducing high school students to the best of what Carbon County has to offer.”
-Carleen Ladden, Human Resources Representative

“Yes, the program allowed me to gain knowledge about my community and the county as a whole. The experience also gave me the opportunity to meet and network with individuals in a variety of careers. I truly value the relationships developed through the program and I continue to rely on those individuals and the resources they can provide.” 
-Cynthia Zimmerman, 
AEC Site Supervisor, CCTI Adult Education Center

“I participated in Leadership Carbon as both a student in the inaugural class and as an instructor. It’s an excellent way to experience the benefits of teamwork first-hand.”
 -Ric Reaman, Chief Financial Officer, KME Kovatch

CLICK HERE For Sponsorship Opportunities

Leadership Carbon 2022-2023 is Proudly Sponsored by:

Leadership Carbon Alumni

Leadership Carbon Class of 2020
Leadership Carbon Class of 2019
Leadership Carbon Class of 2018 posing in Chamber conference room.
Leadership Carbon 2017

COVID-19 DISCLAIMER- Please read.

The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation and The Center for Workforce Development-Lehigh Carbon Community College reserve the right to change, amend or cancel sessions at any time as a result of changing COVID-19 related conditions as well as state and CDC guidelines/recommendations.

By enrolling in Leadership Carbon Class of 2022-2023, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending these sessions, you and any guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corp, Pocono Chamber of Commerce; or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness or injury.

Leadership Carbon is a Committee of the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation in partnership with the Center for Leadership & Workforce Development, Lehigh Carbon Community College.

Carbon Chamber & Ec Dev
Workforce Development

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