Important Dates for Class XXII
APPLICATIONS OPEN – March 1 – May 2, 2016
INFORMATION NIGHT – MONDAY, April 19, 2016 at the Richland Hampton Inn, 6:30-7:30 pm. [OPTIONAL/NON-MANDATORY]
Designed for potential applicants. Learn about the Tri-Cities’ premier leadership program, including the application process and the program curriculum from LTC leadership and alumni.
CLASS XXII SCHEDULED INTERVIEWS – MAY 23, 2016
Leadership Tri-Cities sessions give class members’ unique access to key facilities throughout the Tri-Cities and provide dialogue and interaction with prominent leaders in our region. Because of this, attendance is mandatory for the following sessions:
MEET THE BOARD EVENING – AUGUST 3, 2016
Learn more about Leadership Tri-Cities and the LTC Alumni who support the organization and coordinate the sessions.
CLASS RETREAT IN WENATCHEE – AUGUST 4-6, 2016
Learn about team-building, interpersonal communication, and leadership in a practical, hands-on environment while also discovering your own opportunities for personal development and growth.
LEADERSHIP TRI-CITIES ALUMNI GATHERING & MEET LTC CLASS XXII – AUGUST 24, 2016
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
AGRICULTURE – SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
Learn about agribusiness in our region and become familiar current issues affecting it including water rights and use, environmental factors, labor, and crop diversity in the Mid-Columbia.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – OCTOBER 12, 2016
HUMAN NEEDS AND SERVICES – OCTOBER 19, 2016
Learn about the organizations, services, and programs in our region providing critical services addressing poverty, mental illness, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, and youth development.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – NOVEMBER 9, 2016
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT – NOVEMBER 16, 2016
Learn about the strategies, drivers, and needs to diversify and strengthen our regional economy and the agencies and organizations working to accomplish this mission.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – DECEMBER 7, 2016
LAW ENFORCEMENT AND THE JUSTICE SYSTEM – DECEMBER 14, 2016
Learn about the challenges and opportunities in making our community safe through an in-depth examination of the police system, legal system, and corrections system in the Mid-Columbia.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – JANUARY 11, 2017
EDUCATION – JANUARY 19, 2017
Learn about the full spectrum of our education system, pre-Kindergarten to graduate school, and see how schools and post-secondary institutions strive to deliver the most comprehensive educational experience.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – FEBRUARY 1, 2017
LOCAL AND STATE GOVERNMENT – FEBRUARY 8-10, 2017*
During this multi-day session, learn about city, county and state government operations first-hand from both elected and appointed leaders. Includes a highly popular overnight trip to Olympia where class members experience our State Capital during the bustle of the legislative session. *THIS DATE IS TENTATIVE BASED UPON TC LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – MARCH 8, 2017
MEDICAL AND HEALTH SERVICES – MARCH 15, 2017
Learn about the dynamic and growing health care industry and understand how it impacts our region.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – APRIL 12, 2017
ARTS & CULTURE – APRIL 19, 2017
Learn about the vast diversity of the performing, literary, and visual arts, and cultural organizations across our region enhancing our quality of life.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – MAY 10, 2017
THE HANFORD SITE MANDATORY PRE-LEARNING – MAY 13, 2017
THE HANFORD SITE – MAY 17, 2017
Learn about the Hanford Site from the Manhattan Project to present day clean-up and understand its complexity, reach, and impact in our region.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT EVENING – JUNE 7, 2017
LEADERSHIP FORWARD AND GRADUATION – JUNE 14, 2017
Learn how to apply your knowledge and experiences into serving as a catalyst for positive change in our community. That night, present your cumulative class project to the community and celebrate as a graduated member of Leadership Tri-Cities .
*All dates are subject to change.