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Apply for the Leadership Washington Co. Program

We are currently not taking any new applications until April for the 2020-2021 Class

LWC is designed to identify, educate and inspire emerging leaders to actively engage in our community. LWC is a 9 month, intensive program that develops & equips effective leaders to strengthen & improve our communities. Through monthly, day long sessions that run from September through May, participants are guided to a better understanding of themselves, their community, and the skills necessary to assume and enhance their leadership roles so they can have a positive impact in Washington County.

Please click here to download the pdf version of the application.

Personal Information

Race/Ethnic Identification (This information is optional and used for programming purposes only):
Disability (This information is optional and used for programming purposes only):



Please indicate what sector describes your organization best:

Leadership Responsibilities

What leadership roles or responsibilities have you held in the workplace?

What experience do you have in leading teams or projects?

Community Activities

Please list Community, Civic, Professional, Business, Religious, Athletic, and other organizations in which you are or have been a member.

What leadership skills are you hoping to enhance or learn by participating in the LWC program?

How do you expect to utilize your LWC experience within your profession?

Describe the greatest accomplishment you have achieved either professionally or personally.

How did you hear about the LWC program?

Commitment Statement:

In order to successfully complete the program, my employer and I understand that 100% participation in all sessions and activities of the Leadership Washington Co. program is expected. If a participant fails to attend two or more sessions/activities, they will not graduate with their class. This commitment includes attendance at one monthly session starting in September and continuing through May, as well as the Welcome Reception and Graduation Ceremony. LWC participants will engage in a Community Class Project that will require planning time outside of LWC sessions. The time spent outside of the sessions will be depend on the project’s scope and the participants themselves. We also understand that tuition is due prior to the kick-off event and is non-refundable.


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Terms of Application

Tuition for the 2019-2020 program year will be $1,500* for applications accepted and payment paid by May 31, 2019. For applicants who apply after May 31, 2019 the tuition will be $1,800*. Applications received after May 31, 2019 will be expected to pay the balance within 30 days of acceptance to the program.

I understand the purpose of the Leadership Washington Co. program and that completion of this application does not guarantee my selection. If selected, I will commit the time required. I understand and acknowledge that my tuition fee is non-refundable if I do not meet the attendance requirements or if I voluntarily withdraw for any reason.

All applicants will be notified of the Selection Committee’s decision within two weeks of receiving an application.

*A processing fee applies if you are paying by credit card.