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Leadership Northeast




Leadership Northeast is an educational leadership program presented by NEJC Chamber. The program consists of nine sessions devoted to identifying and strengthening the leadership skills of participants and putting that knowledge into action in the Northeast Johnson County Communities.

Crucial skills will be fostered through various speakers, hands-on experiences, community involvement, meetings with key leaders in the community and working with fellow class members. Graduates of Leadership Northeast have gone on to serve in leadership capacities in their organizations, neighborhoods and in city and state government.


Vision for Leadership Northeast

Engage students with each other to build relationships and grow in their own self-knowledge

Expose them to a variety of regional leaders

Develop their own leadership skills and passions

Educate them on regional strengths and weaknesses

Offer tangible ways to serve their communities


The 2017 Leadership Northeast class graduated on May 24, 2017. To view the 2017 Class roster, click here.


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Leadership Northeast Scholarship Fund

The Leadership Northeast Scholarship Fund was established by the class of 2016 to offer tuition assistance for eligible participants in LNE. Scholarships are awarded based on demonstrated community service, financial need and an express interest in identifying and strengthening personal leadership skills to serve the organizations, communities and governments throughout Northeast Johnson County. For more information about the scholarship, click here.


Leadership Northeast Application

The application below is available year-round. However, applications for the upcoming session are due no later than 4:00 pm on the second Tuesday in October. Applications received after the annual deadline may not be considered until the following year. Upon review by the Leadership Northeast Selection Committee of all eligible applications, the incoming class will be announced no later than the third Tuesday in October. The incoming class, as well as all Leadership Northeast alumni, will be invited to a Leadership Northeast Welcome Reception held on the fourth Tuesday in October.

Tuition for the program is $1000 for NEJC Chamber members and $1200 for non-members. Tuition covers all group transportation, materials, meals, snacks and the graduation luncheon. For more information contact the Chamber at info@nejcchamber.com or 913-262-2141.

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