What is Leadership Campbell County?
The Leadership Program is sponsored by the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce and brings together a selected group of people that possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments, and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the region, it is informative, challenging, and motivational. Leadership C.C. Committee has designed a course curriculum to develop emerging leaders, while simultaneously promoting the importance and strengths of our community. This program promotes leadership development, facilitates networking with other professionals in the community, and allows an opportunity for community service throughout the year. Local business leaders, public officials, and individuals in the Campbell County community are all invited to apply to the program.
What is the time commitment and cost?
Opens with a one-day orientation in June, and then meets one day a month through the conclusion of the program in March with an overnight trip to visit our capitol. Tuition of $750 assists with the cost of each program day and the overnight trip to Nashville. Participants must be available one day per month during business hours for the nine-month program. Tuition may be paid by individuals or corporate sponsors. Tuition is nonrefundable and nontransferable.
What is the selection process?
Businesses, organizations or individuals may nominate and sponsor candidates for the program. Ten to Twenty participants are selected based on the following criteria: Demonstrated commitment to serve the Campbell County community, current or potential leadership role within their organization or business, interest in pursuing a community leadership role, and commitment to attend the scheduled sessions. Any class member missing more than 1 full day will not be allowed to graduate, however they will be allowed to make up the missed class(es) the following year.
How do I apply?
Applications are available at the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce. All applications for LCC Class are due to the Campbell County Chamber of Commerce by March 31. Tuition must be paid on or before April 30. Leadership Campbell County alumni are available for questions about the program. For more information please call the Chamber office at 423-566-0329 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org (Note: this info may change due to circumstances regarding Covid 19)
April Berry, Campbell County Mayors Office
Michael Cannon, Hearthside Bank
Rayma Daugherty, United Cumberland Bank
Bryan Gibson, LaFollette Utilities
Nancy Green, LaFollette Public Library
Kassie Hazelhurst, Express Employment
Leslee Lamb, First Volunteer Bank
Manuel Mesa, Campbell County Culture Coalition
Malinda Perry, Senior Citizen Home Assistance
Larry Tanis, Member at Large
Missy Tackett, Campbell County Chamber of Commerce
Zach Sheets, Edward Jones Investments
Tim Smith, TCAT Jacksboro