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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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What is Leadership Northern Colorado?

A joint initiative of the Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland Chambers of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County, 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. 

Who was selected for the first class?

Thirty current and emerging leaders were selected to participate in the 2010 Leadership Northern Colorado program.  The group is a diverse mix of professions with representative from education, large and small business, not for profit and county office. 

Leadership Northern Colorado, a joint initiative of the Fort Collins, Greeley and Loveland Chambers of Commerce, the Community Foundation of Northern Colorado and the Community Foundation Serving Greeley and Weld County, is designed to build human capacity and to identify, define and address the issues facing the Northern Colorado region.

“The selection committee had a tremendous task when they were asked to select our inaugural class.  We had 55 fantastic applications for the program and as a result, have an outstanding class,” said David L. May, president & CEO of the Fort Collins Area Chamber and program chair.

The 2010 class members are:

Kermit

Allard

EKS&H

Ken

Amundson

Loveland Reporter - Herald

Damon

Balcerak

Alliance Construction Solutions

Bill

Becker

Norbel Credit Union

Eric

Berglund

Upstate Colorado Economic Development

Neil

Best

KUNC-FM

Jim

Butzek

Front Range Community College

Ray

Caraway

Community Foundation of Northern Colorado

Jan

Daugaard

Kennedy & Coe, LLC

Justin

Davis

Wells Fargo Advisors

Constance

Dohn

Dohn Construction, Inc.

Allen

Ginsborg

NewMark Merrill

Gary

Gomer

Kennedy & Coe

Jamie

Grim

Congresswoman Betsy Markey

Gene

Haffner

North Colorado Medical Center/Banner Health

Bruce

Hendee

BHA Design, Inc.

Daniel

Hill

Outlets at Loveland

Bill

Joyner

Alliance Construction Solutions, LLC

Barbara

Koelzer

IRES

Frank

Kohl

Lamp, Rynearson & Associates, Inc.

Weston

Kurz

FirstBank of Northern Colorado

Jessica

MacMillan

Great Western Bank

Yvonne

Myers

Columbine Health Systems

Dawn

Paepke

McKee Medical Center Foundation

Michael

Payne

Otis, Coan & Peters, LLC

Sara

Quale

McKee Medical Center

Scott

Rulon

Rickards Long & Rulon, LLP

Jim

Sampson

Flood & Peterson Insurance

Gordan

Thibedeau

United Way of Larimer County

Ralph

Waldo

The Group, Inc.

 

What does the program look like?

  • Six-month program – January 26, 2015 to June 28, 2016
  • Fourth Tuesday of each month, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Classroom and tour-based instruction

How much will the program cost?

  • Tuition: $750, includes all meals, sessions 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.

How many people will be selected to participate?

Only 30 individuals will be selected to participate during each program year.

Where can I find an application?

Click HERE or go to the Application Tab.

When are applications due?

2017 applications must be submitted to LeaderNoCo@fcchamber.org by Monday, October 31, 2016 at 5pm.