Serving the areas of Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster.

 

 

 


                                                                                


Leadership Oconee County is a 10-month program designed for community leaders to increase their knowledge of Oconee County.




Goals of Leadership Oconee County

  • Identify and select highly motivated community leaders to participate in the program
  • Systematically challenge participants to become aware of, to examine, and to respond to the social and economic needs of the community
  • Create a dialogue and sense of teamwork among participants and other community leaders
  • Identify opportunities for community involvement for placement of participants and alumni

Program Overview

The 10-month program begins with a full day of orientation the first Friday in August. At orientation, participants take part in leadership activities and identify class roles.  The following full day sessions occur the first Friday of each month and conclude with a graduation ceremony in May. Participants will visit and learn about different parts of Oconee County. Sessions are facilitated by the Leadership Oconee County Advisory Committee. The topics covered include:

 1.       August - Orientation

 2.       September - Community Involvement

 3.       October - Fine Arts and Culture Heritage

 4.       November - Justice System and Local Government

 5.       December - Education

 6.       January - Media

 7.       February - Health and Human Services

 8.       *March - State Government

 9.       April - Economic Development, Tourism, and Recreation

10.     *May - Class Project Presentation and Graduation


Please note: months with a * do not typically meet the first Friday of the month

Class participants are allowed a maximum of two absences to be eligible for graduation.


LOC Application 2018.pdf


Meet the Advisory Committee


Ginger Hopkins (Chairman)- School District of Oconee County

Mikayla Kreuzberger (Secretary)- Duke Energy

Holleigh Evans (Treasurer)– Blue Ridge Bank

Scott Krein – Oconee County Emergency Services

Kellie Boone- Koyo Bearings

Johnnie Yingst- HTI

Leah Price- Oconee County Public Library

Jennifer Moss- Oconee Heritage Center

Evie Hughes- School District of Oconee County

Danielle Leeper – Blue Ridge Bank

Tronda Popham – Oconee County Government

Ladale Price – Oconee County Government

Sam Dickson– Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, Retired

Nate Farrar – Greenville Health System

 
Contact:

Leadership Oconee County
PO Box 1
Walhalla, SC 29691
Phone: 864-638-2727
director@oconeechambersc.com



   

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce     *    135C Eagles Nest Drive  *   Seneca, SC  29678      *     864-882-2097



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