Applications Open for 2023 Associate Leadership Collier Program

Applications Open for 2023 Associate Leadership Collier Program

The Leadership Collier Foundation of the Greater Naples Chamber is now accepting applications for the Class of 2023 Associate Leadership Collier (ALC) program. Deadline to apply is November 19, 2022. Collier County emerging leaders can visit to apply or find answers to frequently asked questions about the program. The selection committee, comprised of Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni, strives to create a diverse class of approximately 42 individuals.

Associate Leadership Collier is a program specifically designed for emerging leaders and professionals in Collier County of ages 21-40. Through hands-on experiences and exclusive behind-the-scenes sessions, participants explore local government, education, economic development, the arts, and more. Class members will also hear from experienced area leaders who deal with our community’s biggest opportunities and challenges. With the benefit of new perspectives and connections, participants are prepared to take their places as our community’s next generation of community leaders.

This program runs from Feb. 21 – April 19, and includes nine, 2.5-hour sessions, typically from 3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons.

“After program graduation, class members become a part of the Leadership Collier Foundation Alumni Association and have the opportunity for continued education and further engagement in community leadership roles,” said Amanda Pearson, vice president of leadership programs.

Visit to learn more about the program and to access the application. For more information, contact Amanda Pearson, vice president of leadership programs at (239) 403-2903 or

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