Leadership Santa Fe is a successful and prestigious program designed for motivated individuals who wish to learn more about the challenges facing Santa Fe and engage in the process of improving the community. The program combines interactive leadership skills training with an informative civic awareness curriculum over six weekends (Fridays and Saturdays) from October through May.
There are many benefits to joining the Leadership Santa Fe Class, including:
Leadership Santa Fe holds alumni mixers almost quarterly from August to May. Attendance is optional but encouraged.
Every year, Leadership Santa Fe invites speakers from our community to meet and address the class members. Those speakers have included:
We pride ourselves on our ability to attract leading members of the Santa Fe community as keynote speakers for our program. Their time and skill is a great asset to our classes.
Applications taken in two phases: Early Phase (April 15-June 30) and Late Phase (June 30-September 19).
CLASS OF 2018 SESSION DATES
Dates & Civics Topics
(Dates and Topics are subject to change)
Session I Friday, October 6, 2017—Leadership Development Opening Retreat (MANDATORY ATTENDANCE)
Saturday, October 7, 2017—Civics: Economic Development
Session II Friday, November 3, 2017—Civics: Environment, Energy & Sustainability
Saturday, November 4, 2017—Leadership Development
Session III Friday, December 1, 2017—Civics: Youth & Education
MIXER & HOLIDAY PARTY, 5-7pm (TBD)
Saturday, December 2, 2017—Leadership Development
Session IV Saturday, Jan 20, 2018 – Leadership Development
½ of session (This session is divided into -2 months)
Optional Mon. January 29, 2018 – Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
Legislative Reception 5-7pm
Session IV Friday, February 2, 2018—Civics: Government, Roundhouse & Rio Chama
2nd portion (date to be dictated by Leg. Session)
Session V Friday, Mar 02, 2018—Civics: Health & Public Safety,
Saturday, Mar 3, 2018—Leadership Development,
Session VI Friday, April 06—Civics: Non-Profits
Saturday, April 07—Leadership Development Final Retreat, (MANDATORY ATTENDANCE)
Graduation May 2018—date TBD