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What is Leadership In Action?

Leadership in Action (LIA) is a series of experiences designed to enhance personal and professional leadership qualities within the unique resources of Paulding County. The sessions explore leadership challenges and opportunities, using class time and tours, to provide the participant with a variety of leadership skills to be used in real world application.

Class size is limited to 20 people, and the participants application must be approved in order to attend. The challenges, speakers, tours and the interaction of the participants provide an unforgettable journey in the quest for leadership. The class will also plan and execute a community service project.

Participants meet monthly, September through May. The September meeting is mandatory and regular attendance is expected for the remainder of the program. Employers and participants will both be required to read and sign a letter of commitment.

A one-time tuition fee of $450.00 for current Chamber members or $500 for non-members helps to cover program fees, materials and meals. Payment is due prior to the first session in September.

The application deadline has passed to be part of the 2023-2024 Leadership In Action class.

Letter of Commitment:
Complete the Letter of Commitment and submit it to the office with payment.

Registration Deadline:
August 18th, 2023

2023-2024 Program Schedule:

September 13th, 2023 – Teamwork/Team Building

October 11th, 2023 – Know Yourself, Know Your Team

November 8th, 2023 – Risk, Reward & Procedures for Serving on a Board

December 13th, 2023 – Ethics with Conflict Resolution

January 10th, 2024 - Wildfire Leadership

February 14th, 2024 - This is How We Do It

March 13th, 2024 - Connecting with Your Team

April 10th, 2024 – Building Communication Skills

May 8th, 2024 – Graduation Day

Testimonials for the Leadership In Action Program

101 E. Perry Street, Paulding, OH 45879

Paulding Area Chamber of Commerce is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 

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