Leadership Polk, a program for current and emerging leaders in Polk County, is now accepting nominations for Class IV. To nominate yourself or another candidate, or to learn more about the program, visit PolkVision.com. Nominations will be accepted through April 30, 2010.
Leadership Polk is a Polk Vision program that brings together individuals who occupy or will assume leadership roles in businesses and organizations within Polk County. The program develops diverse networks of resourceful, informed and proactive leaders who will create a more vibrant county and region. Leadership Polk’s nine-month program immerses participants in an inspiring and enlightening curriculum that examines critical issues that impact Polk County. Topics covered include education, regionalism, government, infrastructure, economic development and quality of life. The program also includes visits to Winter Haven, Eagle Lake, Lakeland, Mulberry, Bartow, Fort Meade, Frostproof, Lake Wales, Haines City, Davenport, Lake Hamilton, Dundee, Auburndale, Lake Alfred & Polk City.
The nomination and application timeline is below:
- Nominations accepted – April 5 through April 30
- Applications mailed to all nominees – May 7
- Applications due back to Leadership Polk – May 28
- Decision letters mailed – June 30
Please note that an individual must be nominated for Leadership Polk to be able to submit an application. Self-nominations are welcome and encouraged. Also note that applicants for Leadership Polk who represent the following communities: Bartow, Lakeland, Lake Wales or Winter Haven, must be a graduate of their local Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership program before being considered for Leadership Polk. At Large class members will be considered from individuals working for organizations with a county-wide focus.
For questions about the program, please contact April Mucci, Leadership Polk Program Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or (863) 644-6278.