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Leadership Lufkin

Leadership Lufkin Application
2014-2015 Leadership Lufkin Application
To apply for membership to Leadership Lufkin, please complete the application form and turn it in to Susie Cardwell at the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce at 1615 S. Chestnut prior to the June 2nd deadline.
Leadership Lufkin Brochure
Leadership Lufkin Brochure

Requirements: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and are required to either reside or work in Angelina County. Tuition for the program is $1200, which covers costs of some meals and transportation, training materials and speakers.

The Program: Leadership Lufkin is a nine-month program designed to identify and educate the existing and potential leaders of Lufkin and Angelina County. It consists of day-long sessions targeted at orienting the class to particular aspects of the community, such as the health care, social services, local/county/state government, education, economic development, and quality of life in Angelina County. The program also includes classroom-style leadership skills training.

The program requires participation in a two-day opening retreat with a ropes course, a two-day or three-day stay in Austin to study state government, and two-day participation at the annual Angelina County Science & Tech Fair. The class is also required to attend a City Council Meeting, an Angelina County school board meeting, a County Commissioner's meeting, a Lufkin Police Department Ride-Along, and 6-8 hours of volunteer work at one of our many non-profit organizations. The program, which is strongly supported by the community, allows class members to become acquainted with volunteer opportunities and needs in their Chamber and in their community.

Financial Assistance: If you require financial assistance, a letter explaining your request must be included with your application. Upon acceptance into the program tuition is due in full. Limited scholarships may be available. Click here for a copy of the Scholarship Request.

2014-2015 Tentative Schedule of Events and Sessions. (These dates are subject to change.)

Leadership Lufkin Class of 2013-2014 - (Class #32)

Karl L. Krohn Krohn Internal Medicine Association
Carolee Brink Lufkin First United Methodist Church
John Grigsby First Bank & Trust East Texas
Daniel Nabors Quality Pest Control
Jason Arnold City of Lufkin
Sam Johnson Mike Love & Associates, LLC
J. R. McDaniel Regions Financial
April Salagaj Commercial Bank of Texas
Derek Bliss Lockheed Martin
Jonathan Pinner Commercial Bank of Texas, NA
Rebecca Hensley Angelina County & Cities Health District
Dianne Morgan KSWP/KAVX Radio
Angela Hess Memorial Health System of East Texas
Lauren Saloom PineCrest Retirement Community
Susan Murrell Alexander, Lankford & Hiers, Inc.
Jo-Anne Bocock Bancorp South
Austin Thigpen Jay Jackson State Farm
Kristen Paxson Pax-Sun, Inc.
Eric Havard Consolidated Communications
Chasity Gauthier Century 21 Bryan Realty
John Mark Lowery Texas State Bank
Jeremy Yancey Lufkin First Assembly

By attending or participating in any Leadership Lufkin session or event, you are giving the Lufkin/Angelina County Chamber of Commerce permission to use any likeness or photography taken during such sessions or events for publicity purposes.
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