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    Leadership Westerville is now accepting applications for the class of 2020. Apply today to take part in our leadership program focused on growing stronger community leaders to help us continue building a better community that we work, live and play. Take part in a nine month program focused on professional development, personal leadership skills and connecting you with community resources to help plug you into the Westerville community.


    Class sizes are limited to ensure a quality program and a more personalized experience. Topics range from growing your strengths, effective communications and servant leadership, along with days centered around learning Westerville history, City of Westerville Resources, non-profit leadership in our community and more.


    If accepted into the class, the cost is $750 to participate and includes lite breakfasts and lunch for every session. Scholarships are available and criteria is listed on application.


    Contact Matt Lofy, Program Manager, via email or call (614) 882-8917. Applications are due by August 7, 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted. Mail applications to 99 Commerce Park Dr. Ste. A, Westerville, OH 43082 C/O Leadership Westerville.


    Leadership Westerville:

    August deadline 7th

    September 4 *Mandatory participation for full session

    October 9

    November 6

    December 4

    January 8

    February 5

    March 4

    April 8

    April 25 – Service Day

    May 7 – Half Day/ Graduation


    *We understand as business leaders and owner absences will be needed. We allow up to two (2) absences to still graduate program.



    Thank you to all of our sponsors, volunteers and our Leadership Westerville class for making our 2019 Service Day such a success. We appreciate all your time and energy serving those in need in our community.


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    The Leadership Westerville Class of 2019

    Douglas Bierl - Relcaminimg Wholeness LLC

    Julaine Bierl - Relcaminimg Wholeness LLC

    Casey Brindley - Roush Honda

    Rebecca Chesnick - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Platinum Reality Group

    Andrea Drago - Mt. Carmel St. Ann's

    Laurie Eberly - Nationwide Children's Hospital

    Patrick Harris – Central Ohio Transit Authority

    Kim KelloggWesterville Area Chamber of Commerce

    Jamie MazeJamie Maze Real Estate Group

    Chris PoynterWesterville City Schools

    Linda Rano-JonardRE/MAX Affiliates Inc.

    Michala Sage - Westerville Public Library

    Holly SpannHolly Spann State Farm

    Dawn StewartOtterbein University

    Eric StollyStolly Insurance Group

    Loren StoneOtterbein University

    Dru TomlinWesterville City Schools

    Scott TourvilleCity of Westerville

    Amy TroianoMaloney + Novotny LLC

    Bryan WagnerCity of Westerville

    Sapna Welsh Leverage

    Denise AugsburgerOhio Health



    Founded in 2001, Leadership Westerville values community collaboration by developing a dedicated group of civic leaders who understand key issues facing the community. Leadership Westerville provides an inviting opportunity that allows you to enhance your own skills to help you turn your vision for the community - and for yourself - into reality

    The Westerville Area Chamber, the City of Westerville, Westerville City Schools, Otterbein University, and the Westerville Public Library are working in partnership to offer Leadership Westerville. The goal of the program is to create a dedicated group of civic leaders who understand key issues facing the community. Each participant will be committed to cultivating the city's future through personal involvement and a willingness to serve.

    Eligible applicants must work or reside in the Westerville school district. For additional information, contact Matt Lofy, Manager of Leadership Westerville, at 614-882-8917 or mlofy@westervillechamber.com


    To develop multi-generational diverse leaders who serve the Westerville community.


    Establish a network of well-informed, committed, and involved citizens to advance the community in which they live. 


    The core values of Leadership Westerville are civic engagement, stewardship, and community collaboration. 



    We are pleased to announce a partnership between the Leadership Westerville board and the Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber will serve in the capacity of manager for this program and perform, as needed the day-to-day management and operation of the Leadership Westerville programs and related activities.

    We look forward to working in collaboration and expanding our partnership with the Chamber.  We commit to continuing to bring a stellar leadership program to the greater Westerville community to develop leaders within their businesses and ready to serve to advance our community.  


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