By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Area leadership class seeks members

Leadership Southeast Georgia, a leadership development program for professionals across 10 counties, is calling for nominations for the 2017 course.

The deadline to nominate is Aug. 15.

Leadership Southeast Georgia aims to foster relationships between leaders in the region and strives to teach conflict resolution, self-awareness and critical thinking that helps to improve business and communication skills.

Applicants may be nominated by Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni, leaders in the region or they may self-nominate. Residents of Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh and Screven counties are eligible for consideration. Nominations can be made on the Leadership Southeast Georgia website,

The selection process is competitive and designed to ensure that a diverse group of members from each county, culture, race and gender will be represented. The selection committee is composed of Leadership Southeast Georgia alumni.

The selection criteria include numerous factors. Candidates must live or work in the county from which they apply; must be willing to serve the community; must be open to growing as professionals; must be eager to learn new skills; must work well and participate in group activities; and must be professional, motivated and prompt.

The program is held over five sessions during five months, beginning in February and ending in June, and each session takes place in a different county in the region. Since 2000, the program has produced 13 graduating classes with 240 graduates.

For information, go to

Sign up for our E-Newsletters