February 19th, 2019


FORT SMITH- Leadership Fort Smith, a program of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce, is now accepting applications for the LFS Class of 2020. Anyone who lives or works in the greater Fort Smith region can apply to be in this exclusive professional development opportunity. In addition, LFS Alumni, supervisors, and/or managers are encouraged to nominate someone who you think would be a great fit for the program. Applications are open from Monday, February 18th until Friday, May 17th, 2019.

Leadership Fort Smith is a 10 month program that offers participants a back-stage pass to the Fort Smith Region. The class will focus on the strengths, challenges, needs, and overall community issues that our participants can get involved in or directly impact. Participants will also hone their leadership skills with the goal of leading our community into the future.

“The Chamber is proud to be the home of Leadership Fort Smith and we are excited to begin the selection process for the next class,” said Tim Allen, President & CEO of the Fort Smith Regional Chamber of Commerce. “The success of the Fort Smith region depends on leadership; we need people willing to get involved, put in the work, and support community initiatives that increase quality of life. Leadership Fort Smith participants have been the catalyst for so many important projects and improvements in Fort Smith. We are looking for the next group of movers and shakers to join the ranks.”

The purpose of Leadership Fort Smith is to provide a program that will build a competent leadership pool for the Greater Fort Smith Region, motivate emerging and existing leaders, and develop the participants for community leadership and decision making by exposing them to the realities, opportunities, and problems in our metropolitan area.


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