Leadership Athens County > Leadership: How to Apply

We will start accepting applications for the 2017-2018 class on March 1st.

Please download the application 2017-2018 Leadership Athens County application (blank).   The application deadline is May 1st, 2017.


Program Schedule for Leadership Athens County


Dates                                        Topic

September 15 & 16                Overnight Retreat at Inn at Cedar Falls

October 19                              Human Needs

November 16                         Community Health

December 14                          Jobs and Progress

January 11                              Leadership Workshop

January 25                             Justice System and Public Safety

February 15                            Education

March 16 (Friday)                Government

April 19                                   Resource Management and the Environment

May 3                                      The Soul of Athens County

May 24                                    Ending Retreat (8:00A.M-3:00 P.M.) & Graduation (5:00 P.M. -7:00 P.M.)



Please note the following:

  • Class generally meets the third Thursday of each month except in January & March (class meets the third Friday in March). January & May have two meeting dates.
  • Class runs from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M. and includes snacks and lunch. Please be prepared to join us promptly at 8:00 A.M. and stay through closing at 5:00 P.M.
  • The Opening Retreat is an overnight two-day session that will begin at approximately 9:00 A.M. the morning of September 15th and conclude on September 16th around 3:00 P.M.
  • There may be assignments each month and a project to be completed outside the monthly meetings.
  • Missing more than one scheduled meeting date may prevent graduation with your class. Attendance at the opening overnight retreat is mandatory.


If you have questions, please contact Jesse Stock, Director, at 740-594-6061 or jesse@athensfoundation.org. Thank you!