The Mesa Leadership Program is seeking qualified applicants for the 2016 Class. The program provides an exclusive opportunity to learn about Mesa. There are nine class days usually held on the first Friday of each month August through April. The classes focus on topics of interest to Mesa leaders such as Mesa history, land and community development, business advocacy and criminal justice. The curriculum is augmented by a series of educational tours and field trips not normally available to the public as well as an opportunity to spend a day with the community leader of your choice.
“The opportunities to grow personally as a leader and to ultimately benefit the community make our program unique among leadership training programs,” Perla Anderson, program chairperson and 2009 graduate of the program, said in a press release.
For 33 years Mesa Leadership Program has been developing Mesa leaders. The more the 700 graduates of the program have gone on to serve as leaders in business and government. They serve on City and non-profit boards as well as the boards of local civic and social organizations. Currently, four of the six members of the Mesa City Council are graduates of the program.
The Mesa Leadership program is a program of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce. Applications and an overview of the program can be obtained at the Mesa Leadership website http://mesaleadership.org. Completed applications can be delivered to the Mesa Chamber of Commerce at 40 N Center Street, Suite 104, Mesa, AZ 85201. Contact Melissa Jones at Melissa.email@example.com or 602-463-1148 with any additional questions.
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