About Leadership Temple
This series of 9 classes culminates in a final group project and graduation ceremony. It maintains a strong alumni network and prepares future Temple leaders for community-oriented, decision-making positions.
Inform participants about Temple's history, government, economy, social issues, needs, opportunities and the existing processes for dealing with them. Foster dialogue among participants and current leaders of Temple. Encourage the participants to actively engage in activities which contribute to the growth and the betterment of the Temple community.
July: Application deadline & selection process
September-April: Class Days
Typically on the second Tuesday of every month; these days center on
community education and average 10 hours per day for a duration of 9
April-May: Class Project Report & Graduation
Extra time throughout the year will be required of the class to complete
their class project.
Curriculum includes nine class days with carefully selected topics and locations, chosen in an effort to introduce and familiarize participants with a broad range of how our community operates, interacts with surrounding communities and the state. The topics are:
Bell County City Government & Cultural
Economic Development Education
Fort Hood Medical
Public Service Social Services
Eligibility Guidelines for Applicant
Must be a member or employed by a member of the Temple Chamber of Commerce. Prefer residence and employment in Temple one year immediately prior to September 1 of the current calendar year. Publicly elected officials except for Precinct Chairman will not be eligible.
Class of 2019 Application
For more information, contact the Temple Chamber of Commerce at 254.773.2105