Leadership Tallahassee


Leadership Tallahassee (LT) is a year-long program for adults that educates and encourages participants to actively seek positive and constructive changes in their community through leadership roles.  Through monthly sessions that focus on topics such as justice, business, economic development, and the arts, participants build a network of community trustees who enhance their problem solving skills and leadership abilities through shared perspectives and working together.  The selection process is competitive and qualified applicants must have demonstrated leadership capabilities in the public or private sector or show a motivation to contribute to the Tallahassee community.  LT graduates are some of our community’s most respected and influential leaders and include elected officials, judges, CEOs of major companies, and ED’s of key non-profits.

Distinguished Leadership Awards

Distinguished Leadership Awards is a dinner event that recognizes the best in community leadership. Award categories are:  Leadership Pacesetter, Leader of the Year, Servant Leadership, and Lifetime Leadership.  It is a benefit for the Youth Leadership Tallahassee program.

Building Better Boards

Building Better Boards is an annual training seminar designed by Leadership Tallahassee for novice & veteran not-for-profit board members & staff.  This interactive seminar assists in making organizations more successful through valuable information & resource materials related to board member service.  Training topics range from fundraising tips & legal obligations to governance, strategic planning, and more.

Building Better Boards:  The Basics is a basic session for new board members in a small class setting held each quarter at the LT/Chamber offices.  Whether you have just started service as a board member or would like to get involved in the future as a new board member, you will learn about the roles & responsibilities of board members, so that your board service can be an asset to the organization from day one.

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