Learning responsibility for the whole community; working together in the spirit of unity; discovering the past, defining the present and shaping our common future.
Since its inception in 1988, 483 program alumni representing all sectors of our community have strived to put community trusteeship into action by combining inclusiveness, collaborative decision making, personal responsibility and visioning. Based on a curriculum that combines personal leadership skills training and an awareness of the McKinney community, this challenging educational experience provides participants the opportunity to engage in dialogue with leaders and field specific experts on relevant community issues.
Leadership Advisory Committee
||Dr. Thom Chesney, Brookhaven College – Class of 2006
||Beth Bentley – Class of 2004 / Randy Williams – Class of 1989
||Dave Clarke, HNTB – Class of 2006
||Carol Ownby, McKinney Christian Academy – Class of 2008
Apply for the Class of 2014
Each year individuals representing the diversity of McKinney are selected to participate in the Leadership McKinney program. The graduates of Leadership McKinney continue to work as powerful change agents for McKinney and the region.
Applications for the Class of 2014 will are now available. Click here to get started.
Completed applications must be submitted to the Leadership Program Director at the Chamber office no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, June 21. Candidates will be notified of their selection status in July and the program begins with an orientation on Thursday, Aug. 8.
Applicants must meet the following qualifications:
- Must live and/or work in McKinney or its incorporated exterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
- Cannot be an elected official or running for office at the time of application.
- Must be willing and able to commit the time necessary to complete the program.
- Mandatory time commitments are outlined in the application.
If you would like more information about the Leadership McKinney program, contact Deb Fitzgerald: email@example.com or call 972-542-0163.