2019 Leadership Bellevue
Presented by the Bellevue Economic Enhancement Foundation in partnership with the Greater Bellevue Area Chamber of CommerceConnect with other leadersMeet people who shared commitment to community;Build a diverse, long-term network; andPromote the organization you represent.Cultivate skills and knowledge.Build your skills in leadership, communication, and citizenship;Gain knowledge about challenges and issues facing the Bellevue Area; andExplore the interrelationships of government, business, education, healthServices, arts/culture, environment and the broader community.Contribute to the vitality of the Bellevue AreaHelp people who live in the communities you care about;Ensure the continued health and well-being of the Bellevue Area; andGive back to your community.Mission“Developing Future Leaders-Connecting to our Community”Leadership Bellevue is dedicated to providing a comprehensive learning experience that cultivatescommunity leadership while participants explore key community issues and avenues of involvement.ProgramFollowing an orientation in March, participants meet for a full-day session the 2nd Tuesday of the month,March thru October. Program focuses on applying leadership skills to facets of the Bellevue communityincluding Environmental/Natural Resources, Educations, Government, Health & Human Services, Community Life, and business & Industry/Economic Development.In addition, small groups work on projects designed to enhance awareness of community problems, identifysystems and methods to effect change.The groups meet on their own time outside Leadership Bellevue scheduled sessions.OutcomesHigher Quality OrganizationsMore Effective OrganizationsIncreased CollaborationsDecreased Duplication of Community ServicesBroader Base for Community Leadership ResponsibilityBetter Business ProfessionalismTuition
The tuition fee is $650 for Chamber members or $950 for non-members. Tuition is expected upon admittance into Leadership Bellevue and is non-refundable. Alumni may attend any session at a fee of $25 per session.
If selected as a Leadership Bellevue participant, I understand that I am committing myself to involvement in the community upon graduation from the program.Selection Criteria for Leadership BellevueThe most important factor in the selection process is identifying those individuals most apt to utilize theirleadership for the long-term benefit of our community. The basic criteria is to select:*Individuals who have demonstrated an interest or who show sincere commitment, motivation andinterest to serve in the community.* Those intending to seek public office; serve on boards, commissions, or key volunteer leadership roles.* Individuals who have the potential or have demonstrated an interest in community involvement.* Participants who demonstrate that they have an open mind and are willing to commit to the quality of life.* Those with potential or existing opportunities for advancement to top leadership positions within their own organizations, which may in turn play a significant role in the community.* Those with occupational commitments to remain the Bellevue area.* A cross-section of participants from all sectors of the community.
Please Contact Faith Morrison at 402.504.9774 or email with any questions.