WAYNE & PIKE - The Chamber of the Northern Poconos has announced that Leadership Northern Poconos is accepting applications for the Class of 2019. This program began in 2002 and was formerly known as Leadership Wayne.

The purpose of Leadership Northern Poconos is to educate a group of potential leaders residing and/or employed in Wayne or Pike County regarding all aspects of the community.
As a result of the program, the Northern Poconos will benefit from an informed group of individuals who are capable of providing leadership to the community and the many voluntary organizations that operate within it. These individuals will have a better understanding of the community’s strengths and weaknesses.

Faculty will cover the following topics:  Arts & Culture, Community & Human Services, Education, Economic Development, Environment & Recreation, Law Enforcement & the Criminal Justice System, Leadership, Healthcare, Local & County Government, and an Overview of Wayne and Pike Counties.

The Leadership Northern Poconos program begins its first class on September 12, 2018 and will continue for ten months finishing up in July 2019. Classes will meet the second Wednesday of each month at various locations throughout Wayne and Pike Counties.

Participants will be expected to attend a minimum of eight sessions to be considered graduates.

Leadership Northern Poconos is open to anyone who works or lives in Wayne or Pike County.  The cost of enrollment is $495, which includes program materials, lunches and graduation.  The program is sponsored by The Chamber of the Northern Poconos.

Employers and individuals wanting to develop their knowledge of Wayne and Pike Counties and enhance their leadership skills should contact The Chamber of the Northern Poconos today for an application.  Deadline for applications is August 13, 2018.