Leadership Pierre is a comprehensive program for current and emerging leaders to analyze characteristics associated with leadership, develop individual skills, and gather an awareness of trends, challeneges and issues that face Hughes and Stanley County. Leadership Pierre seeks a diverse group of participatns of varying interest and styles across a broad spectrum of achievement from the area.
Leadership Pierre is an educational program intended for Pierre area citizens who have an interest in their communities, their leaders and institutions, and/or specific leadership opportunties. During the nine-month program, participants will hear from area experts, tour places which make our community unique, participate in thought-provoking discussion and learn how and why decisions are made...all with the goal of shaping tomorrow's leaders.
Up to 15 area people who live or work in Hughes or Stanley County will be selected. Individuals not selected will be added to the waitlist.
To receive a certificate of completeion from Leadership Pierre, participants are expected to attend all sessions in their entirety, kick-off, graduation and at least one community involvement oportunity during the program. Sessions will include:
Leadership Pierre Kickoff - Sept 10 (5-7pm)
Session 1, Business & Professional Development - Sept. 12
Session 2, Education - Oct. 10
Session 3, Culture & Arts - Nov. 7
Session 4, Community Services - Dec. 5
Session 5, Tourism & Media - Jan. 9
Session 6, Healthcare - Feb. 6
Session 7, Law Enforcement & Emergency Mgmt - Mar. 5
Session 8, Agriculture - Apr. 9
Session 9, Local Government - May 7
Leadership Pierre Graduation Ceremony & Alumni Celebration
- May 14 (5:30 - 7:30pm)
Contact Jamie Siner to get on the 2019-20 Application Mailing List, or stop into the CHamber to pick one up. 800 W. Dakota Ave., 605-224-7361.