Second Leadership Indiana County Program Begins

Posted on 8/27/2015 11:41:24 AM

The second annual Leadership Indiana County program kicked off on Tuesday, August 25, 2015, with Erick Lauber (Journalism), director of Leadership Training and Research at MARTI (Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute), conducting the orientation. 

The program consists of 14 two-hour sessions over the lunch hour on Tuesdays (11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.) plus a community project and a graduation ceremony. The program runs from August through December and is designed for 25- to 45-year olds, but open to others. More information is available online at  Leadership Indiana County.

The program’s benefits to the community include:

  • Prepare committed and qualified individuals to assume leadership roles
  • Enhance the ability of existing leaders to solve problems and think creatively
  • Introduce regional leaders and explore critical issues facing the county
  • Develop specific group, interpersonal, and communication leadership skills
  • Stimulate a servant-leadership attitude toward our community
  • Increase teamwork ability and network with future leaders
  • Contribute to the quality of life in Indiana County