LEADERSHIP PASCO ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR CLASS OF 2018
Contact: Leadership Pasco Recruitment Chair
Heather Grimes, 352-585-1742
*Photos attached; captions below.
PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (March 14, 2017) – Leadership Pasco is now accepting applications for the Class of 2018. Emerging and existing community leaders who live or work in Pasco County are invited to apply. The Class of 2018 will be chosen from a competitive pool of applicants interested in learning about the important issues facing Pasco County and committed to utilizing their leadership abilities for its long-term benefit.
Since 1990, Leadership Pasco has introduced business and community leaders to major facets of the Pasco County community through an intensive ten-month course. Class members participate in full-day program sessions, tours and candid conversations with community leaders to broaden their local understanding of the ever changing needs of Pasco County. Topics include criminal justice, healthcare, education, government, infrastructure, media and business industries.
In addition, each Leadership Pasco class is responsible for making a positive impact within the community by organizing a Class Project that brings charitable people and resources together to address a particular social, educational, economic, environmental or cultural need in Pasco County.
Applications are available online at www.leadershippasco.com and applications are due no later than June 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed by the Leadership Pasco Recruitment Committee in mid-June and selected Class of 2018 members will be contacted by the end of June 2017. Monthly program sessions begin with orientation in August 2017 and conclude with a graduation ceremony in May 2018.
For more than 25 years, Leadership Pasco has helped to identify and recruit current or potential leaders of Pasco County, facilitate the development and interaction of those leaders, and to foster an issues-oriented learning environment for those leaders and the citizens of Pasco County in order to encourage an exchange of ideas and generate enthusiasm for community growth and development. For more information, call 727-534-4280 or visit www.leadershippasco.com.
Photos taken by Class of 2017 member John Jay Anglada
Photo 1: Class of 2017 members witness live demonstration by Pasco County Sheriff’s SWAT Team.
Photo 2: Class of 2017 members receive first-hand tour of renovations at Sims Park.