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Leadership Callaway

Strengthen our community one leader at a time.

What is Leadership Callaway?

Leadership Callaway is a premier leadership training program of the Callaway Chamber of Commerce.  This annual program consisting of future community leaders provides participants the opportunity to gain leadership skills and engage in team building and personal growth activities. This informative and community-driven program introduces participants to the opportunities and challenges in the community while exposing them to the Chamber’s strategic pillars.

Those selected are required to fully participate in program activities, including an orientation, monthly classes, community project, and commencement.  The program aims to develop and strengthen up-and-coming leaders in our community through classes centered around personal development, tours, group building activities, hands-on experience, and one-on-one interaction with community leaders.

About the Class

As Leadership Callaway is a premier program centered around the various facets of Callaway County, being that backstage pass to inner workings of our community, the class size is limited to 15 participants.  Selection criteria includes but is not limited to demonstrated leadership or potential leadership ability along with commitment to community. In addition to having a limited number of spaces, an effort is made to build a diverse, well-rounded class representative of Callaway County.

Program Cost

Tuition for the Leadership Callaway County Program is $600 per participant.  Tuition is not meant to be a barrier for participation, so please call with any questions.

Classes begin in August and conclude the following April.  Applications are due no later than April 22, 2024.

Classes focus on industry areas including:

  • Past, Present, & Future
  • Local Government, Police, & Fire
  • Education
  • Community Outreach
  • Economic Development & Entrepreneurship
  • State Government
  • Healthcare & Major Employers