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Leadership Brunswick County
Leadership Brunswick County
August 13, 2012
- Southport, NC - Leadership Brunswick County is a
program sponsored by Brunswick Community College and the
Southport-Oak Island Area, North Brunswick and Brunswick
County Chambers of Commerce to develop corps of
informed, committed and qualified individuals capable of
providing dynamic leadership for Brunswick County. It is
designed to identify highly-motivated, emerging leaders
and educate them about the needs of our community, as
well as the dynamics of social and economic changes.
Selection for participants in the program requires the
applicants to already demonstrate a sincere commitment
to serve Brunswick County through community involvement.
Applicants should currently hold, be retired from, or
have the potential to advance to a management/leadership
position. Applicants must reside and/or work in
Brunswick County and desire to participate in a
nine-month program that promises to challenge and enrich
A limited number of leaders/emerging leaders will be
selected to participate in Leadership Brunswick County.
They will meet together one day each month beginning
September 2012 through May 2013 with existing leaders
from business, government and education, to explore the
needs of Brunswick County and better understand the
individuals and services responsible for meeting those
needs. Programs will include: the history and culture of
Brunswick County, local and state government systems,
justice and law enforcement, education, environment,
health and human services, and economic development.
Applicants must commit to attend the September
orientation retreat, a minimum of 42 session hours from
the eight sessions, attend the Meet the Candidates Night
on October 17th at 6pm in BCC Odell Williamson
Auditorium and attend any two chamber or Community
College functions between September 26th – April 17th to
be eligible to graduate from the program.
Applications must be received from all interested
persons and reviewed by the Selection Committee. The
committee strives to ensure broad demographic
participation with an emphasis on representation from
the geographic areas and professional categories in the
county. Tuition is $350.00 for Chamber members and
$375.00 for non-Chamber members and is due with the
completed application by 4:00 pm Wednesday, September 5,
2012. Participants will be notified of selection no
later than September 12, 2012.
We encourage you to participate in this exciting
initiative in our county or sponsor another
leader/emerging leader within your organization.
To receive an application, or for more information,
please contact Brunswick Community College at
910-755-7383; Brunswick County Chamber at 910-754-6644,
North Brunswick Chamber at 910-383-0553 or
Southport Oak Island
Area Chamber 910-457-6964.
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