Leadership Los Alamos Accepting Applications For 2021-2022 Class


Leadership Los Alamos (LLA) is accepting applications for its 2021-2022 class, set to begin on September 24. Sessions are held once a month between September and May. LLA is a program designed for individuals who live or work in Los Alamos County and who are committed to assuming roles of responsibility in civic, charitable, and governmental organizations. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply regardless of their level of leadership experience and community involvement.

LLA is a nonprofit organization founded in 2003 to identify current and emerging leaders in the Los Alamos area, enhance their leadership skills, and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing our community. The program is dedicated to the development of informed leaders who understand issues, define problems, develop solutions, and achieve positions of higher responsibility in Los Alamos.

Sessions are held once a month between September and May. An orientation session kicks off the program at Bandelier National Monument and is led by Phil Bryson of On The Edge out of Durango. Participants are led through a variety of exercises and discussions to set up the program’s following sessions. Session topics include Community Organizations, Youth, Local Government, Education, Culture, Economic Development and Environment, Bryson returns to conduct a closing session to wrap up the course. The class is limited to approximately 25 participants. Cost is $500 with scholarship help available.

LLA is nonpartisan, does not advocate for legislation of any kind, does not endorse political candidates, and does not take a stand on any political or social issues.

Core sponsors of Leadership Los Alamos are Los Alamos County, Century Bank, TechSource, Inc., and Enterprise Bank & Trust.

Applications and more information is available at www.leadershiplosalamos.com. Those with questions can call Martha Katko at 505-412-2639.