Nomination and Application
Nominations for Leadership Chattanooga are currently closed.
Click here to submit a reference form for a Leadership Chattanooga applicant.
Qualifying for Leadership Chattanooga
Selection criteria include:
- Sincere commitment and interest
- Demonstrated dedication through past community activities
- Interest in seeking public office, volunteering for a board or holding other key leadership roles
- Potential for advancement to top leadership positions
A maximum of 40 participants will be selected, with a diligent effort to represent a cross section of the community in age, race, gender and occupation.
Tuition is $2,750 per participant, due Aug. 1.
The participant’s employer or sponsoring organization generally covers the cost of the program, with the participant contributing the first $100 of tuition.
To be considered for financial assistance, please complete financial assistance forms included in the application.
Attendance at the orientation and retreat are mandatory.
Participants who miss more than two of nine monthly sessions must withdraw from the program with no portion of tuition refunded.
- Nominations due: March 1
- Applications due: April 1
- Orientation: Afternoon of Aug. 8 - *Mandatory*
- Retreat: Aug. 22-23 - *Mandatory*
- Monthly meetings held on the second Thursday of each month Sept. – May