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.
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
Learn More About the Purpose of Leadership Carbon...
CLASS BEGINS: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 with a Networking Breakfast and FULL DAY of Class from 8:30am-4:00pm.
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CONTACT US FOR MORE INFORMATION |
Linda Rex, CCEDC
610-379-5000 | Contact Linda
Leadership Carbon Alumni
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.