Beckley-Raleigh County
Chamber of Commerce
245 North Kanawha Street
Beckley , WV 25801
304-252-7328
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Leadership Beckley


Now Accepting Applications - LEADERSHIP BECKLEY 2018



Leadership Beckley is a program sponsored by Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce to develop the leadership potential of selected individuals to prepare them for greater civic responsibility and involvement and to provide a forum for future leaders to develop and connect in the Beckley-Raleigh County community.

“Leadership Beckley provided me with the opportunity to network with other individuals who want to take on more of a leadership role in their communities. I also gained important knowledge on the overall picture of the community and how to prepare myself with the responsibility of taking on leadership roles.” -  Kelly Elkins, Community Resource Facilitator for Mountain State Centers for Independent Living and Newly Appointed Human Rights Commissioner City of Beckley

Leadership Beckley Fall 2018 Tuition Fee - $250

GET THE APPLICATION / FALL SESSION SCHEDULE HERE

For more information or to submit your Application to Leadership Beckley please contact
Sabrina Triplett 304-683-3233, Kelly Elkins 304-255-0122, Daniel Burns 304-679-9653 or Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce 304-252-7328. Applications can be emailed to
chamber@brccc.com




Pioneers of Leadership Beckley
Congratulations, First Graduating Class



We appreciate the time and effort by Leadership Beckley Pioneer Class in participation in the program to learn about our community, to better understand how community organizations operate and to possibly be willing to step into leadership positions within our community.

Thank You to all of the session speakers that made themselves available to speak to Leadership Beckley and to show them what our community has to offer.

LEADERSHIP BECKLEY -
Program and Purpose; a 7-week program sponsored by BRCCC to develop the leadership potential of selected individuals and prepare them for greater civic responsibility and involvement and to provide a forum for future leaders to develop and connect in the Beckley-Raleigh County community and beyond.




Pioneer Class – Leadership Beckley:

Joe Bevil, Beaver Coal Company
Andrew Burleson, VA Hospital, Beckley
Amy Burnette, Beaver Coal Company
Daniel Burns, Pullin, Fowler, Flanagan, Brown & Poe
Hazel Burroughs, First Community Bank
Kelly Elkins, Mountain State Centers for Independent Living
Sabrina Evans, United Bank, Sophia Branch
Ace Gearheart, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital
Elizabeth Hammons, Air Evac LifeTeam Base 121
John Hopkins, City of Beckley
Maura Johnson, Visit Southern WV
Bill Kelly, City of Beckley
Justin Levin
Tabatha Malott, Raleigh County Memorial Airport
Joshua McFarland, Chick-fil-A, Beckley Galleria & Crossroads Mall
Duane Napier, University of Charleston, Beckley Campus
Jorn Otte, Hartford Funds & SMART 529 Program
Heather Ouimette, The Resort at Glade Springs
Amy Showalter, Conservation Legacy
Denise Southern, Beckley Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce
Valerie Sullivan, WVNS TV


READ MORE ABOUT LEADERSHIP BECKLEY IN THE REGISTER-HERALD NEWSPAPER

Stay tuned for more information about another Leadership Beckley class forming soon.


Leadership Beckley Fall Semester Underway
Thank You Inaugural Class for Participating



Program and Purpose - LEADERSHIP BECKLEY, a 7-week program sponsored by BRCCC to develop the leadership potential of selected individuals and prepare them for greater civic responsibility and involvement began with the first group of participants. This program will provide a forum for future leaders to develop and connect in the Beckley-Raleigh County community and beyond.

Thank You to these Session 1 Speakers:

Chuck Stump
The Performance Group, Inc.

Michelle Rotellini
United Way of Southern West Virginia

Dena Cushman
Beckley Area Foundation

Natalie Roper
Generation West Virginia



Session 2 - Leadership Beckley Visits
City Hall and Raleigh County Commission


Thank You to the City of Beckley Mayor, Rob Rappold and all City Department representatives and Commissioner Byrd White for your presentations to Leadership Beckley. Participants got the opportunity to learn about how City departments work and their responsibilities and also how our County Commission is structured and their responsibilities for Raleigh County.


Contact BRCCC for more information on joining the Spring 2018 Class