Applications Open – March 1 – April 28, 2017
Information Night – March 30, 2017 at Events at Sunset, Richland, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

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 XXIII  Scheduled Interviews – May 2017

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 events unless otherwise indicated:

ROPES COURSE, Day One – Aug. 2, 2017
Meet the Board Evening – Aug. 2, 2017

Learn more about Leadership Tri-Cities and the LTC Alumni who support the organization and coordinate the sessions.

CLASS RETREAT in Wenatchee – Aug. 4-5, 2017

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.

ROPES COURSE, Day Two  Aug. 30, 2017
AGRICULTURE Optional Pre-learning Activity – Sept. 11, 2017
AGRICULTURE Mandatory Pre-learning Activity – Sept. 14, 2017
AGRICULTURE Session – Sept. 20, 2017

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 – Oct. 11, 2017
HUMAN NEEDS & SERVICES Session – Oct. 18, 2017

Learn about the organizations, services, and programs in our region providing critical services addressing   poverty, mental illness, substance abuse, developmental disabilities, and youth development.

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Session – Nov. 15, 2017

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 – Dec. 6, 2017

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.

LOCAL & STATE GOVERNMENT Session – Jan. 24-26, 2018

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.

EDUCATION Session – Feb. 22, 2018

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 – March 14, 2018
MEDICAL & HEALTH SERVICES Session – March 21, 2018

Learn about the dynamic and growing health care industry and understand how it impacts our region.

ARTS & CULTURE Session – April 18, 2018

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 2, 2018
HANFORD SITE Mandatory Pre-learning Activity – May 12, 2018
HANFORD SITE Session – May 16, 2018

Learn about the Hanford Site from the Manhattan Project to present day clean-up and understand its complexity, reach, and impact in our region.


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.