A representative group of 18—20 candidates are selected from all segments of government, education, labor, business, professional and geographic areas within the Caldwell Community. Because leaders spring from all sectors of the community, Leadership Caldwell seeks to bring together a broad cross-section of participants who represent diverse backgrounds and lifestyles.
Candidates for the program must demonstrate a commitment to the future of Caldwell, accomplishment within your own organization, involvement in community activities, a capacity for leadership and a willingness to commit the time and energy required to participate in the Leadership Caldwell program.
Leadership Caldwell is a program of the Chamber and is underwritten by the Chamber, in-kind donations and tuition. Curriculum and other program specifics are overseen by the Leadership Caldwell committee.
Each year businesses, public and private agencies, civic organizations and clubs are asked to identify candidates for the program. Individuals with no sponsoring groups may be self nominated. A written application and personal interview with the selection committee are required. Candidacy is open to all regardless of age, creed, race or philosophy, who seek to contribute their skills, knowledge and expertise to the betterment of the Caldwell Community.
Participants are selected based on the criteria established by the committee of Leadership Caldwell. The deadline to submit an application for Leadership Caldwell is July 5th. Notification of selection to the class will be made by July 26, 2019
Tuition for Leadership Caldwell is ($650). Tuition covers all program costs, meals and materials. Tuitions may be paid by the candidates employer, a sponsor or the candidate. Full tuition is due no later than August 1st. No tuition refunds will be made after the class member has participated in the opening orientation. Do not send tuition with your application. For more information contact the Caldwell Chamber of Commerce