Leadership Howard County is pleased to announce the new members of the Leadership Howard County Class of 2017. Fifty individuals were selected for the 10-month program which is designed to empower and connect community leaders and keep them engaged in the critical issues facing Howard County and the region. The class members represent business, nonprofit, government and educational organizations.
“We are very pleased with the selection of this year’s Leadership Premier Class,” said Jon May, board chair of Leadership Howard County. “As always, they represent a cross-section of the community, bringing an array of perspectives, talents and resources to the class.”
He notes, “The Leadership program will increase their awareness of the issues and challenges facing Howard County and expand their network of contacts throughout the business, nonprofit, and governmental communities, allowing them to take their place and help build a better community. We appreciate these individuals and their respective organizations for making this commitment to help make Howard County the best place to live, work, and play.”
Stacie Hunt, President and CEO of Leadership Howard County adds, “This is a critical time in our community and our world to be actively involved. There are many challenges in communities throughout our country, and the solutions come from the connections we make together. This year’s class will learn the tools to become and stay engaged.”
The Leadership program was launched in 1985 to develop capable, well-informed individuals committed to devoting their time and resources for community improvement. The program addresses countywide issues in monthly, daylong seminars where these concerned citizens meet with established leaders in business, government and community services.
To learn more, visit www.leadershiphc.org