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A regional leadership development program designed to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region.
 
 

 

 

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Northern Colorado is morphing into an area with regional potential, population and challenges.  Leadership with a regional perspective will be essential for a positive vision of our future. With that in mind, Leadership Northern Colorado launched in 2010 and now has over 300 graduates of the program.

A joint initiative of the Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland Chambers of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Weld Community Foundation, this six-month interactive development program will focus on regional issues, regionalism and regional leadership skills.  The program is designed to educate and motivate leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our region. 

 

Leadership Northern Colorado Applications for
2023 Class Now Being Accepted 

Leadership Northern Colorado is now accepting applications for the 2023 Leadership Northern Colorado (LNC) class.

A joint initiative of the Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland Chambers of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Weld Community Foundation, Leadership Northern Colorado was established to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region.  The 2022 Program was sponsored by UCHealth, Elevations Credit Union and Weld Community Foundation.

The program is designed to educate and motivate leaders who are committed to shaping the future of our region.

Graduates of local leadership programs and individuals in leadership positions in their organizations desiring to make a long-term impact on the region are encouraged to apply. Thirty current and emerging leaders from throughout the region will be selected to participate in the 2023 program, which will begin in January and conclude in June.  Participants will come together on the fourth Tuesday of the month for a day-long session to learn about public governance, land use and infrastructure, education and workforce, economic development and regional leadership.

The tuition for the six-month program is $900 and includes all meals, session materials and graduation recognition.  Applications are available here or online at www.LeadershipNorthernColorado.com. The application deadline is Monday, December 5, 2022, at 5 p.m.  Applications can be sent by email to amanda@psc.biz or completed online at www.LeadershipNorthernColorado.com.

To apply for the 2023 Leadership Northern Colorado class or to receive more information about Leadership Northern Colorado, contact the Leadership Hotline at (970) 682-3562 or amanda@psc.biz.

We are also accepting applications for the 2023 LNC Steering Committee.  Applications can be found here.

What does the 2023 program look like? 

•Six-month program – January 2023 to June 2023
•Fourth Tuesday of each month, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 
•Classroom and tour-based instruction The tuition for the six-month program is $900 and includes all meals, session materials and graduation recognition.

What topics will be addressed? 
•Public Governance •Land Use and Infrastructure •Education and Workforce •Economic Development •Regional Leadership

Who Should Apply? As Leadership Northern Colorado functions as an extension of local Leadership programs, graduates of Leadership Fort Collins, Leadership Loveland and Leadership Weld County are encouraged to apply. In addition, individuals who are leaders within their own organizations, and who desire to make a long-term impact on the region, should also apply. Only 30 individuals will be selected to participate.

Are Scholarships Available?  Yes. You can download a scholarship application here.

More Information? Contact the Leadership Northern Colorado hotline at (970) 682-3562 or amanda@psc.biz.

Leadership Northern Colorado Leadership Moment
Register with the Fort Collins Area Chamber:  https://fortcollinschamber.com/

2022 Recordings:

LNC Leadership Moment from May 10 with Nathan Klein, LC Real Estate Group
https://youtu.be/xP54REkoCpo

LNC Leadership Moment from April 12 with Dani Grant, Mishawaka
https://youtu.be/xP54REkoCpo

LNC Leadership Moment from March 8 with Casey Katofsky, Future Legends Complex
https://youtu.be/xP54REkoCpo

LNC Leadership Moment from February 8 with Kristin Todd, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado
https://youtu.be/xP54REkoCpo

LNC Leadership Moment from January 11 with Kody Wilson, Denver & Front Range Weather
https://youtu.be/xP54REkoCpo

2021 Recordings:

LNC Leadership Moment from December 14 with Jeni Arndt, Mayor, City of Fort Collins
https://youtu.be/xP54REkoCpo

LNC Leadership Moment from November 9 with Roy Otto
https://youtu.be/DVdq2phE2cc

LNC Leadership Moment from October 12 with Zach Mercurio
https://youtu.be/DVdq2phE2cc

LNC Leadership Moment from September 13 with Jeannine Truswell, CEO & President, United Way Weld County
https://youtu.be/bZ4SHwcKDJU

Leadership Moment from August 10 featuring Deirdre Sullivan, United Way Larimer County
https://youtu.be/bESpHr0CcE8

Leadership Moment from July 13 featuring Jacob Castillo, Larimer County Economic Development
https://youtu.be/7eKVu7-bixk

Leadership Moment from June 8 featuring Chris Garcia, UNC
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQLFxJjnh2M 

Leadership Moment from May 11 featuring David Rodriguez, The Comedy Store
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gohjwt_kaQQ

Leadership Moment from April 13 featuring Brenda Lucio, restaurateur
https://youtu.be/wkzOcYRbSwQ

Leadership Moment from March 30 featuring retiring PFA Chief Tom DeMint
https://youtu.be/2ZaR9_SLDsE

Leadership Moment from February 11 featuring Hughes Property Vision
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0w1KG45yyBY&feature=youtu.be 

2020 Recordings:

Leadership Moment from December 8 with KUNC President & CEO Neil Best
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdK-K2M1m7k

Leadership Moment from November 10 with Food Bank for Larimer County CEO Amy Pezzani
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3TWumPFYp5k 

Leadership Moment from October 13 with Sunrise Community Health CEO Mitzi Moran
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCSyULPOraY 

Leadership Moment from September 8 with Fort Collins Police Chief Jeff Swoboda:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=875m1Y_9kV4 

Leadership Moment from August 11 with Greeley Area Chamber President & CEO Jaime Henning:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqK7qtdXd4c

Leadership Moment from July 14 with Greeley Police Chief Jones: 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ChQExystPQo

Leadership Moment from June 9 with The Group CEO Brandon Wells:  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uClV_omYIYg

About Leadership Northern Colorado

Leadership Northern Colorado is a program developed and designed through collaboration of the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce, Loveland Chamber of Commerce, Greeley Chamber of Commerce, Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Weld Community Foundation. The regional development program is designed to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region. The six-month interactive program for 30 select leaders from across the region will focus on regional issues, regionalism and regional leadership skills.

More Information? Contact the Leadership Northern Colorado hotline at (970) 682-3562 or LeaderNoCo@fcchamber.org.