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Leadership Savannah Applications Available for 2016-2017 Class

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By: Taylor Castillejo

April 5, 2016 SAVANNAH, GA. -- Applications for the 2016-2017 Leadership Savannah class are currently being accepted. This is a one-year class.

Leadership Savannah seeks to inspire individual leadership growth by providing the learning experiences that lead to a better understanding of our community and preparation for meeting community challenges of the present and future.

The 2016-2017 class will be limited to 42 people. The Selections Committee is seeking representation from a cross-section of the community. These leaders and potential leaders will be active in business, education, the arts, religion, government, community-based organizations and ethnic and minority groups and will reflect the diversity of the community. Applicants must have the full support of their organization or corporation they represent.

The programs are being finalized but are expected to consist of monthly interactive sessions lead by top community experts within their fields. Sessions will begin in September 2016 and conclude in June 2017. Applicants will be expected to attend all of the sessions in order to graduate. All applicants must go through selections, and full program fees will be $2,500, with a limited number of $1,000 scholarships available based on need.

To apply, go to www.leadershipsavannah.org and click on the "Apply" button. Applications will be accepted through June 13. For more information please contact Margaret Mary Russell at MRussell@SavannahChamber.com or call 912.644.6432.

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