Leadership Union

The Program

This leadership development program offers a select group of participants from Chamber member organizations the opportunity to meet community and civic leaders, explore key issues impacting our region, establish quality business contacts, undertake class service projects and develop lasting friendships.

What is Leadership Union?

The mission of Leadership Union is to develop and foster leaders in Union County – providing education about community strengths and opportunities, and to encourage community stewardship.

APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR LEADERSHIP UNION CLASS OF 2023

2023 Leadership Union Session Dates:

January 19, 2023: Full day retreat

February 9, 2023

March 16, 2023

April 27, 2023

May 18, 2023

June 22, 2023

August 17, 2023

September 28, 2023

October 12, 2023

November 2, 2023

November 14, 2023: Graduation Ceremony

What are we looking for in a Leadership Union participant?

  • Individuals with a sincere commitment, motivation and interest to serve in the community
  • Individuals intending to seek public office, boards, commissions, or key volunteer leadership roles
  • Individuals with potential or existing opportunities for advancement to top leadership positions within their own organization, which may in turn play a significant role in the community
  • Individuals committed to their personal and career development
  • Individuals working in Union County and who are members of the Union County Chamber of Commerce

I have lived in Union County my whole life. I’ve even been to Chamber events for much of my life. Still, I had no idea how rich and deep the culture is, how well we are taken care of in this place I call home. Every Union County resident should go through this program, no question.

Daniel Smith, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Plastics Div.
Class of 2021

The mission of Leadership Union is to develop and foster leaders in Union County – providing education about community strengths and opportunities, and to encourage community stewardship.