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Leadership Union County

Mission: To identify and invest in the future leaders of Union County.

Leadership Union County is a ten-month program with a focus on identifying and developing the future leaders of our community. Through a series of retreats, sessions and activities, class members build close relationships as they learn about issues that affect our local community, including economic development, government, education, healthcare, crime and quality of life. Each full-day session features various interactive simulations and activities aimed at showing class members how they can make a difference.

Class 6 will begin February 2017. We would like to thank our sponsors Great Lakes Solutions, Murphy USA and Regions Bank.
If you have any questions regarding this leadership development program,
please contact the Chamber at (870) 863-6113 or chamber@goeldorado.com.
Click Here for an application
 

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This year the Union County Leadership Class took on the task of creating the T.I.P. Take It Personally program.Class IV identified what they felt the county could improve on, and we developed a plan to tackle it head on. This program can and should change the culture of customer service for years to come.
The class project for 2014 is to identify local career opportunities and develop an internship program for our communities’ high school students.
The class project for 2013 was to begin implementing a strategic plan on how to better attract and retain young professionals in Union County. The leadership class began a collaborative partnership with community high school students spending one of their sessions challenging these students with real issues that face our community and assisting the students in developing their own creative solutions.
The class project for 2012 was to develop a strategic plan on how Union County can better attract and retain young professionals.