Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, Weatherford, Texas
Weatherford Chamber of Commerce, Weatherford, Texas
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Leadership Weatherford

Leadership Weatherford is a program of the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce that offers an educational experience designed to help identify and motivate potential community leaders, provide educational experience that focuses on community issues & needs and challenges participants to apply their talents throughout their community.

Leadership Weatherford is a nine-month education and development series packed with the very best course curriculum. The series features local and outside leaders/speakers, hands-on tours and field trips to community facilities, services and venues. The basis of the series is observation and interactive participation on a once a month basis.

The series is structured so that participants of Weatherford Leadership can access information and learn to be better leaders in a format that encourages lifelong business relationships.

Benefits to the Individual

  • Leadership Skills
  • Enhanced confidence
  • Group experiences
  • New friendships
  • Local networking
  • Community awareness

Benefits to the Employer

  • Well-trained employee with leadership skills
  • Motivated employee with confidence
  • Employee aware of state and local facilities and resources

Benefits to the Community

  • New emerging leaders
  • Leaders with tools to take leadership positions in business
  • New leaders who volunteer and serve in the community

Commitment

Leadership Weatherford is held the third Friday of every month from September to May beginning with an over-night retreat and a 4-6-hour class beginning at 8:00AM and a class trip to Austin for Parker County Days.

Application Requirements

  • Attendance is required for all sessions
  • You may only miss four hours total during the class. Any tardy or partial days will be included in this four-hour total. Orientation retreat is mandatory.
  • Cell phones must be silenced during session times. Breaks will be allotted for checking messages.
  • Prior to Education Day, you are required to attend a Weatherford ISD school board meeting.
  • Serve as a volunteer for a chamber function during the year
  • After graduation, you will volunteer to serve on a committee or board (Chamber, City or non-profit).

Next class will begin the Fall of 2020. For information, contact the chamber office at 817-596-3801 or .

Leadership class of 2017 Class Session Team Building Leadership Retreat