Leadership Information

 

Mission Statement

To provide an engaging atmosphere for the development of emerging leaders with opportunities for identifying and investing their skills and passions to benefit the Cadillac community while creating lasting relationships.

2018/2019 Cadillac Leadership Program is proudly sponsored by: Fox Motors of Cadillac

 

Comprehensive Leadership Series

A program for community awareness, networking and leadership skill development. This nine-month program is dedicated to the development of leadership skills through education, awareness and networking relationships. During the year there are eight full day sessions designed to showcase many areas of our community and provide opportunities to meet current community leaders. Cadillac Leadership participants gain knowledge of trends, challenges and issues facing the greater Cadillac area with the ultimate goal of becoming future community leaders who anticipate change and act decisively. Each year the class chooses and completes a Community Service Project which is a vital component to the curriculum of this program as well as providing a valuable asset to our community.

For more information, contact Katelyn DeKam, Leadership Director, (231) 775-9776 or leadership@cadillac.org

Why Participate?

 Build an instant network for business through leadership          Capture the skills, wisdom, enthusiasm, and vision 
       alumni, current participant, and future classes.                                   of present leaders to pass on to future leaders.

 Acquaint leaders with community needs and issues while         Develop personal leadership skills to become 
       identifying ways of affecting change.                                                     well-prepared for community leadership roles.

 Emerging leaders invest in our community to improve the         Employers benefit directly as participants apply  
       quality of life for everyone in the Cadillac and surrounding               the knowledge gained during the program and 
       areas.                                                                                                            take it back to the workplace. 

Class Schedule

Class Schedule

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2019-2020 Program Schedule

Orientation: Thursday, September 5, 2019 4pm
Retreat: Thursday and Friday, September 12 & 13, 2019
Two Day, Overnight stay – Kettunen Center
Full Day Sessions:

Education Day – Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Economy Day – Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Media Day – Wednesday, December 18, 2019
Government Day – Wednesday, January 19, 2020
Cultural Day – Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Health & Human Services Day – Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Justice Day – Wednesday,April 15, 2020
Closing Retreat – Wednesday, May 6, 2020

**Schedule subject to change if necessary**

Other events class members are expected to attend:

Governor’s Breakfast – TBA
Graduation/Annual Awards Dinner -TBA
**The Leadership class will be honored at the Chamber’s Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner in June.
Attendance at all Chamber events is encouraged.

Additional Information

The class will meet at various locations throughout the Cadillac Area.

Your attendance at each scheduled session is expected, plan to be available from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Dress code is business casual unless otherwise noted.

There will be field trip options offered outside of the normal meeting day. Participation is encouraged.

The “Class Project” will involve meetings/activities in excess of the normal session days. Personal time investment will depend on factors associated with the community service project choice and fund raising efforts.

Leadership

A program for community awareness, networking and leadership skill development. This nine-month program is dedicated to the development of leadership skills through education, awareness and networking relationships.
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