Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series

by Joel Reuter - March 3rd, 2010

Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series Seeking Applicants for Class XXXV

INDIANAPOLIS -The Stanley K. Lacy (SKL) Executive Leadership Series is seeking emerging community leaders to apply for Class XXXV. Applications are available online at Applications are due on Monday, April 26.

SKL is a program of the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce designed to help emerging community leaders become more informed about the issues and needs facing central Indiana, more motivated to get involved in addressing those issues, more connected and more effective in their service to our community. Its mission is to equip class participants with the knowledge and resources to become powerful agents of change in the community.

The program takes place from September 2010 to June 2011. Classes meet on a monthly basis. Each class features an in-depth look at pertinent issues facing the region.
Topics include education, community development, health and human services, the environment, quality of life, economic development and more.

Among the many benefits class members receive are the opportunities to:

* Meet business and civic leaders who have had an impact on greater Indianapolis.
* Glean insight from civic leaders and decision-makers who act as “faculty” for SKL.
* Develop positive and meaningful relationships with fellow class members and the class moderator.
* Build a network of community contacts that will be helpful in future
community service efforts.

“The SKL Executive Leadership Series is a valuable program for the city’s future leaders,” said Roland M. Dorson, Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce president and a graduate of Class XIX of the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series. “I’d like to encourage organizations to look deep within their ranks for those who best fit the SKL program’s criteria and support these emerging leaders through enrollment in the program.”

Applicants are selected on the basis of professional achievement and community involvement. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest in community issues, a record of participation in voluntary community activities, occupy a position reflecting significant achievement relative to age and experience, have lived in greater Indianapolis for three or more years and be between the ages of 25 and 45.

Questions about the program can be directed to Linda Kirby, Program Director, at 317.464.2261 or

About the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series: Formed in 1976 by the Lacy Family, the SKL program seeks to expand the ranks of community leadership by providing a broad range of emerging leaders with the knowledge and incentive to
confront the needs of our community. Each year 25 central Indiana professionals are selected to participate in the program.

Joel P. Reuter
Vice President of Communications

Linda Kirby
Program Director

O:317.464.2220 O:317.464.2261

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