Leadership Webster

Leadership Webster

 

 

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Participation is open to all citizens residing and/or doing business in South Webster Parish. The program targets individuals with diverse socio-eco­nomic backgrounds and seeks a racial and gender mix reflective of the population at large.

 

PROGRAM TUITION

The Leadership Webster tuition is $725 if paid in full up front. Or, you have the option to do two payments – $380 up front with second payment of $380 due in January. Your tuition covers all program costs, meeting rooms, overnight trip to Baton Rouge, and meals.

 

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Leadership Webster Application

INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

 

SELECTION COMMITTEE

Applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee comprised of members of the Board of Directors, local business owners, and at least one past Board Chair.

 

RECOGNITION

Throughout the Program, participants will be listed in news releases and articles which may appear in electronic and printed medium and reports highlighting the LeadershipWebster Program.

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

The Program commences in September and ends with a graduation luncheon in May.The Program begins with an orientation reception. Participants meet once each month and travel as a group to various locations throughout the community. Participants will also be required to attend meetings of various community groups including but not limited to the Minden City Council, the Webster Parish School Board, and the Webster Parish Police Jury. Sessions are usually the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The April session is a mandatory, overnight, two-day visit to the Legislature. The Program curriculum includes:

  • Orientation/Community History
  • Simulated Society (SIMSOC}
  • Education
  • Economic Development
  • Healthcare & Social Concerns
  • Nonprofit & Civic Organizations
  • Local Government & Community Development
  • Legislative Affairs

All sessions begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5 p.m.

 

PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES

The Leadership Webster Program consists of nine sessions scheduled in advance, beginning in September. Attendance at all sessions is expected. Participation at the orientation is mandatory as are attendance at the community groups’ meetings with no more than two absences in the remaining sessions. The mandatory two-day session in Baton Rouge is scheduled to coincide with the Louisiana Legislative Session. Participants not adhering to the attendance requirements will be automatically dropped from the program with no portion of the tuition refunded.

 

Please mail applications to:

Leadership Webster Program

110 Sibley Road

Minden, LA 71055

Application Deadline: August 18th, 2022

 

Participants selected to participate in the program will be notified in writing by August 31st.

TUITION DUE UPONSELECTION NOTIFICATION

For more information, please contact Jana Morgan at 3 l 8-377-4240.

 

Complete Application Checklist:

  • Completed Application
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation
  • One-Page Essay
  • One 3″x5″ b/w or full color photo; jpg high res file acceptable