Recent graduates and directors talk about the program and what they learned and gained from the experience.

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We are grateful to Chevron for their continued sponsorship of our program.

2022 Final Best Class Ever Standings

Thank you to everyone who donated this year! Your support of Leadership SRV sustains the program and allows us to keep the tuition cost down. Congratulations to the Class of 2018 for winning for the second year in a row! ...

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2022 Best Class Ever Alumni Giving Competition

Whether your contribution is $20 or $100, the class with the most participants wins the trophy.  Let the competition for the Best Class Ever begin! From business and non-profit leaders to educators and public servants to community board members and volunteers, Leadership San Ramon Valley alumni ...

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Featured Industry Speakers

Alicia Santamaria

Founder and CEO of Bay Area-based Adelante Caching + Consulting, will facilitate the Foundations of Leadership class session on Sept 1, 2022. ...

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Upcoming Events

8:00 am Leadership Retreat @ Amador Rancho Community Center
Leadership Retreat @ Amador Rancho Community Center
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
The retreat is an opportunity for class members to get to know one another on a more personal level and beyond the traditional boundaries of communication. Team building exercises focus on fundamental team development skills, empowerment, and the creation of synergy and trust among the class participants. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Day Chairs:  Randall Diamond (lead), Christopher George, Andy Li, Henry Perezalonso    
8:00 am Healthy Community Day @ San Ramon Regional Medical Center, South Building Conference Room
Healthy Community Day @ San Ramon Regional Medical Center, South Building Conference Room
Nov 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
The goal of this session is to explore some of the issues facing families, children and the elderly in the San Ramon Valley. Through the fieldwork and class discussions, the program participants will discover what resources are available to address these issues, as well as identify how to access these resources. It is also a day in which volunteer opportunities with non-profit human services providers are discussed. Day Chairs: Ann Lucena (lead), David Behring, Sumita Bhandari, Kathy Chiverton, and Paige Meyer
8:00 am Government Day @ San Ramon Community Center, Terrace Room
Government Day @ San Ramon Community Center, Terrace Room
Dec 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This session presents an overview of local government and its relationship to other governmental bodies. Students receive first-hand experience in civic leadership by campaigning and running for public office in a mock city council election.  Opportunities are provided throughout the day to interact with current and former public office holders as well as public service administrators. One of the goals of the program, and this session, in particular, is to familiarize the class with methods of effecting change through the governmental process.  The class also elects its class council members, mayor and vice mayor during this class. Day Chairs:  Newell Arnerich, Kathy Chiverton, Robert Combs, Andy Li  
8:00 am Community Economics Day
Community Economics Day
Jan 12 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Chevron has graciously hosted this Leadership class for many years, and we are very appreciative of their continued support. Day Chairs:  Robert Combs (lead), Lauren Barr, and  Vicki Harris Class participants:  please be prompt (or early) as you must check in at the security desk and this can take some time. Directions to Chevron Park from Route 680: Exit 680 at Bollinger Canyon Road, East. Follow Bollinger Canyon a short distance to the Chevron Park sign. Turn into the complex and drive to the left of the guard station. You need not stop there. Turn right and right again into Parking Lot 1, 2 or 3. Enter Building A and ask for “Leadership” at the security desk. Your name will be on a security list. Reminder: You MUST have your photo ID with you.  

Sponsorship Opportunities

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Community Speakers

At each class, engaging speakers, panelists, and involved community members or officials, share their unique experiences and expertise. Class members interact with the facilitators through fieldwork assignments and projects. In the past several years ...

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