Leadership Campbell County

Established in 1998, this unique program promotes community involvement and service, identifies emerging leaders and works to achieve the ongoing Governor's Three-Star Award requirements. Participants are chosen annually from applications submitted to the program’s Board of Directors, all of whom are Leadership alumni.  Each class performs a service project and graduates are encouraged to enhance their leadership skills through public service.

What is Leadership Campbell County?

Leadership Campbell County (LCC) is a nine-month leadership development program that identifies people of promise and familiarizes them with community issues and services, as it enhances their leadership skills to prepare them for prominent business, cultural and political roles.

 The program, sponsored by the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce, is informative, challenging and motivational. It provides comprehensive training through interaction with the communities top leadership while providing experiential learning opportunities and community service team projects.

Previous class sessions have included: orientation, tourism/retirement, local government, health care/emergency, natural resources, education/media, business/industry, housing/law enforcement and state government/graduation.

Participants must be committed to the program and be available one day per month during business hours. Tuition costs assist with the training sessions and an overnight graduation trip to Nashville. Fees may be paid by individuals or corporate sponsors. Each class is required to have a project. After graduation, alumni are encouraged to attend graduate school that is held annually to bring alumni up-to-date on new issues and/or projects that affect our county. Each year, two alumni are awarded scholarships to attend a regional leadership program.

Applications are taken in March and will be available at the Chamber office. To request a copy of the application, please contact the Chamber at 423-566-0329.