Leadership Nacogdoches is a program of the Nacogdoches County Chamber's Community Development Division.
Co-Chairs Paul Smith III, Principal Financial Group and Charlotte Ashcraft, Commercial Bank of Texas
This nine-month training program develops new leaders in our community. Participants learn about the driving forces and services in Nacogdoches while developing personal strengths and valuable skills.
2018-2019 LN Session Schedule
Information & Commitment Meeting 5:15 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018 held at the Chamber of Commerce Click here for the Attendance Policy & Code of Conduct / release forms for LN program and LMCC
LN Alumni Reception & New Class Welcome 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 23 at the Fredonia Brewery Click for Calendar Listing< All LN Alumni are invited to reconnect with friends and meet the new class! All LN class members are required to attend.
Orientation Retreat Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 - 14, 2018 sponsored by Farmer's Insurance Grace Handler Agency
Retreat Health Release Form, for Lakeview Methodist Conference Center Held at Lakeview Methodist Conference Center, 400 Private Rd., Palestine, TX 75801 - (903) 538-2711 You are not required to bring your LN Binder.
Nacogdoches Then and Now Sept. 27 - Regions Bank, downtown Click for Agenda - a downtown walking tour is involved, so wear comfortable walking shoes and clothing. Homework will be given during the session. No homework to be done before the session. Be ready for a good day with session leader Dr. Scott Sosebee! Sponsored by Community Title
Community Services Oct. 18 - Nacogdoches Treatment Center, 119 Hughes St. click for agenda - An outdoor exercise is included. Please dress in comfortable, presentable casual clothing. Easy to move around in and appropriate for the weather. Session leaders are Kathy Strong, Nacogdoches Treatment Center, and Nancy Jones, NMC Health Network. Sponsored by NIBCO INC.
Education - click for agenda Nov. 15 Presentations and walking tours, mostly indoors, will be given during the session. You may wear casual professional clothing. Please note the earlier start time! Homework: Attend a school board meeting in the ISD you live in. Sponsored by Hydrex Drone Division
Healthcare Dec. 20 - Agenda Coming Soon!! Prep for Healthcare session - Attend the Field Trip at the Brown Family Heath Center, Blood Draw - go by the Care First Clinic (on South Street between Planet Fitness and Brookshire Brothers) for blood draw. For accurate results, please do not eat after midnight before the visit. You'll get the results and explanation of the numbers during your time at Memorial Hospital at the Healthcare session. Pick from these two dates/time to have blood drawn at the Care First Clinic: - Sat Dec 3, 2016 8am - 12pm OR Fri Dec 9, 2016 7am - 9am
County Government & Legal Systems Jan. 17 - Agenda Coming Soon!! sponsored by NIBCO INC. Start the day at the County Courthouse, intersection of North St. and W. Main St. Dress comfortably for walking tours.
State Government Feb. 19-21 - Agenda Coming Soon!! sponsored by Farmer's Insurance Grace Handler Agency
City Government - sponsored by NIBCO INC. with session leaders Main Street Manager Amy Mehaffey and City Planner Larissa Philpot March 14 - Agenda Coming Soon! Wear comfortable clothing suitable for some "physical activity" and required closed-toe shoes (tennis shoes are fine!)
Higher Education at SFASU - click for agenda! sponsored by Hydrex Drone Division April 11 - with session leaders D'nese Haddox, and April Smith Expect walking tours, so dress appropriate for weather conditions and wearing comfortable shoes would be smart!
LN Leadership Skills Development - Click for the Agenda! with Session Leaders Kim Luna and David Alders sponsored by Community Title May 16 at Piney Woods Country Club, Hwy. 59 S.
Leadership Nacogdoches Graduation Ceremony - Social hour starts at 6 p.m. Program begins at 6:45 p.m. May 17 at Piney Woods Country Club, Hwy. 59 S.