Connecting People, Preparing Leaders, Addressing Community Issues
A Program of the Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce
Our Mission is to connect people and prepare them as leaders to shape the future of Santa Fe.
We do this by giving civic-minded people a vehicle for their community-oriented energies, and providing access to community leaders and policy makers over the course of nine months.
In Leadership Santa Fe, YOU...
ACCESS Santa Fe's community leaders
ACCESS policy makers and key players
ACCESS our diverse community
ACCESS lasting connections
ACCESS your vision for Santa Fe
ACCESS THE LEADER IN YOU!
By the time you graduate, you will be able to:
- Appreciate your leadership strengths and gifts and those of others
- Build strong, lasting connections with your classmates and other people,
organizations, and institutions in the community
- Have an increased understanding of Santa Fe and its community
- Have an improved awareness of who the key players are in Santa Fe
- Understand the essential tasks of community leadership
- State your vision for shaping the future of the community
- Inspire people to work together across interests for the common good
- Take personal responsibility to remain self-aware, centered in values, courageous in convictions, and committed to action
“I can honestly say it has been one of the richest experiences of my life” - Jackie Hall, Director of Philanthropy, The Nature Conservancy, Class of 2010
"Leadership Santa Fe introduced me to people and places that I might not have otherwise had access to." - Donna Wynant, Land Use Senior Planner, City of Santa Fe, Class of 2008
“Leadership Santa Fe has given me the tools to grow both personally and professionally.” - Julie Garcia, Relationship Manager, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Class of 2010
"I found the information helpful, and the contacts that I made with people in the community were even more valuable." - Kathy Holian, County Commissioner, Santa Fe County, Class of 2008