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

The Foundations of Leadership session on September 2nd starts off the program with the learning objectives:

- Understand leadership in this time and context

- Develop and understand leadership styles and differences

- Establish a foundation for effective teamwork and group learning

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

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Alumni: If you are interested in being paired up with other alumni for the Take 5 Challenge or participating in either of our committees, please email our Executive Director at See below for more information: Graduate Speaker SeriesWe would like to have a committee of alumni ...

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Featured Industry Speakers

Graduate Speaker Series: May Session

Tuesday, May 18, 202112:00 – 1:00 PM, on Zoom. “Personal Observations of Community Leadership Traits” To wrap up this year’s Graduate Speaker Series, we’ve asked retired Mayor and Le ...

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Upcoming Events

8:00 am Regional Planning Day @ SRV Fire Protection District Board Room
Regional Planning Day @ SRV Fire Protection District Board Room
Feb 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This session explores the important topics of housing and transportation and the need for regional planning to address these challenges. Day Chairs: Lisa Bobadilla, Newell Arnerich, David Behring, Robert Combs, Christopher George, and Vicki Harris
8:00 am Education Day @ Diablo Valley College - San Ramon Campus
Education Day @ Diablo Valley College - San Ramon Campus
Mar 3 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Education Day @ Diablo Valley College - San Ramon Campus | San Ramon | California | United States
Class members gain an appreciation for the variety of issues facing today’s educators and the educational system and gain insight into how these issues impact our local education community (San Ramon Valley Unified School District). Members also have opportunities to observe student learning and school climate through classroom observations and shadowing the principal of a local school. Day Chairs:  Christopher George (lead), Kathy Chiverton, and Andy Li
8:00 am Communications Day @ TBD
Communications Day @ TBD
Apr 14 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
During this session, participants acquire an understanding of the role communication plays in leadership including the ever-changing role of technology in communication and how the various types of new media influence public opinion. Day Chairs:  Vicki Harris, Newell Arnerich, and  Sumita Bhandari
8:15 am Cultural Arts Day @ TBD
Cultural Arts Day @ TBD
May 5 @ 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
This class will explore the important role that the arts play in a healthy and vibrant community… a do-not-miss and fun class – Cultural Arts Day! Day Chairs:  Mitchell Hopson (lead), Sumita Bhandari, Kathy Chiverton, and Ann Lucena  

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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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