Leadership Southside develops leadership skills by providing information, education, experience, and exchange of ideas. Sessions have included orientation, leadership skills and development, team building, community issues and opportunities, crisis leadership, board leadership and communication in a nonprofit organization, effecting change, cultural diversity, and effective facilitation.
Congratulations to the following 22 candidates who will be participating in the 2017-2018 class:
Leadership Southside XXIII
Dennis Bisson - City of Danville
Amy Boles, Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce
John Bray - City of Danville
Carsheena Cain-Johnson - Danville Community College
Ashley Cox - Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services
Morgan Epstein - The Community Foundation
Christy Harper - Middle Border Forward
John Vaden Hunt - Pittsylvania County
LaTonya Martin, SOVAH Health
Mark Moore - Pittsylvania County
Kristen Moran – URW
Kelli Oakes Clay – SOVAH Health
Carly Pearce – Averett University
Patrick Ratliff – YMCA, Danville
Bobby Allen Roach – Danville Community College
Amanda Schlicting - Dewberry
Jacqueline Smith - Danville Public Schools
Jennifer Thompson, Danville-Pittsylvania Community Services
Von Wellington – Von Wellington Photography
Jacqueline Wells – City of Danville
Amanda Young – Institute of Advanced Learning and Research
Why Should I Consider Leadership Southside?
- Leadership Southside connects you with community business leaders through interactive seminars and community projects.
- Leadership Southside teaches skills to help participants fully explore their leadership potential.
- Leadership Southside encourages growth by allowing the area’s up and coming leaders to work and learn together.
- Leadership Southside opens doors for future service and leadership opportunities in the region.
In order to complete the program, participants must commit to all day attendance at each monthly session from August to April. Any participant missing more than two program days is ineligible to graduate. Participants are responsible for all transportation. There may be at least one overnight stay required by participants during the course of the program.
Leadership Southside is made possible with the assistance of a sponsorship by Danville Regional Medical Center now, SOVA Health. Sponsorship opportunities for Leadership Southside are available at the following levels: Scholarship Sponsor: $1,000 and Program Day Sponsor: $500. For more information about the program, please contact Trina McLaughlin with the Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce at 434.836.6990 or firstname.lastname@example.org.