Leadership Jackson County’s classes are once a month for nine months, but the impact lasts a lifetime. For 27 years the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau have sponsored Leadership Jackson County. Applications are now available for the Leadership Jackson County Class of 2018, through the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau. Applications are due on Friday, December 15th, 2017.
The Leadership program informs participants about a wide range of subject areas including: State & Governmental Affairs; Education; Health & Human Services; Environmental; Large Industry, Small Business & Tourism; Law & Justice; City, County & State Government; and Economic Development. Together with an expansive network of distinguished alumni, Leadership Jackson County continues a proud tradition of connecting and inspiring leaders to strengthen Jackson County. Sessions focus on fundamental leadership principles, community awareness and leadership skill building. Since 1989, Leadership Jackson County has graduated over 700 community leaders.
Upon completion of this program, participants are eligible for membership in the organization’s Leadership Jackson County Alumni Network. Those wishing to be added to this list can contact the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce.
If interested in participating in the Leadership Jackson County Class of 2018, contact the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce at 228-762-3391 or email Linda Johnson at JohnsonL@jcchamber.com. The Ocean Springs Chamber of Commerce-Main Street-Tourism Bureau can be reached at 228-875-4424. Applications are available at www.jcchamber.com under “About Us.”