Leadership Ashland is a division of the Ashland Area Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to increase the quantity and quality of leaders in Ashland County by enhancing leadership skills, discovering community assets,and creating opportunities for service.
Leadership Ashland is designed to:
The Leadership Ashland Program identifies emerging and existing community leaders and strives to acquaint them with issues that are central to Ashland County and to increase their understanding of how decisions are made in the community. Founded in 1990, Leadership Ashland has over 450 graduates with a strong Alumni Association offering many exciting networking opportunities.
Community members are invited to request application forms for themselves or to nominate other community members for the program. Applicants are then interviewed and selected on the basis of current leadership ability, exceptional motivation and commitment, and willingness to serve the community.
The Leadership Ashland Program strives to provide relevant information for leadership instruction. A leadership skills development unit, taken from the book "The Leadership Challenge" by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, is presented at each Leadership Ashland class. The topics covered include:
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The cost of the program is as follows:
Nominations are accepted in the spring with class selection completed by August.