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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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 Government Day @ San Ramon Community Center, Terrace Room
Government Day @ San Ramon Community Center, Terrace Room
Dec 9 @ 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 (lead), Bill Clarkson, and Randall Diamond  
8:00 am Community Economics Day @ Chevron Park
Community Economics Day @ Chevron Park
Jan 13 @ 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), Bill Clarkson, 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.  
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

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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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