How does the Leadership Thunder Bay program work?
20 to 25 individuals from the private, public and not-for-profit sector are recruited annually from the community to experience a ten month program. The program runs from September to June.
The four main components are:
The Leadership Days deal with real community issues. All of the sessions expose the participants to resource people and leading thinkers.
How are individuals selected to participate?
A Screening and Selection Committee review the applications to the program as well as carry out interviews with each applicant. The final decision is made by the Leadership Thunder Bay Board of Directors.
Is there a target age range for participants?
No. Participants are chosen on their merit.
Is there a cost?
Yes, there is a tuition fee of $2,700 to partially cover program expenses. Cost should not a barrier to participation. Limited bursary support may be available.
How is the overall program funded?
The program is funded through a combination of participant fees, corporate investment, fundraising, membership and foundation support.
What are the benefits of the program?
To the Individual
To the Community
To the Employer