Nominations for LEAD Athens 2019 Due April 6th

Staff Report From Athens CEO

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Nominations for LEAD Athens Class of 2019 due Friday, April 6th!

Click HERE to download a nomination form!

What is LEAD Athens?

LEAD Athens is a program of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce designed to develop effective leaders committed to building a vibrant community. The intense year-long program explores a myriad of topics including economic development, local industry, health care, government, secondary and higher education, the arts and more. Participants learn about current issues and explore future challenges through monthly sessions and completion of a community project leading to a well-rounded and fun LEAD Athens experience.

What is the time commitment?

Thursday June 21, 2018 Orientation, 1- 5 pm (Dinner, 5:00-7:00pm)

(Retreat) Friday-Sunday July 20-22, 2018            

(Savannah, GA) Thursday-Friday January 24-25, 2019   
REGULAR SESSIONS (8:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Thursday Aug. 9, 2018 Thursday September 13, 2018

Thursday Oct. 11, 2018   Thursday Nov. 8, 2018        

Thursday Dec. 13, 2018     Thursday Feb. 14, 2019   Thursday Mar. 21, 2019

Thursday April. 11, 2019 - Graduation, 6:00- 9:00 pm

Attendance at Retreat and Monthly Sessions is MANDATORY!

How much does LEAD Athens cost?

Tuition for LEAD Athens is $1,500 and is due by Friday, June 29, 2018. Tuition is non-refundable. A limited number of scholarships are available. Scholarship requests up to $750 will be considered.