Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

LTI Summit Focuses on Foundations of Leadership

Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

LTI Summit Focuses on Foundations of Leadership

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Speakers Include Denver Mayor Webb

The Ninth Annual Leadership Summit, scheduled for August 16-18, in Broomfield, Colo., is NLC's premiere leadership development program for local elected officials. With a program designed to enhance the success and appreciation of the participants' leadership role and responsibilities, the summit features a dynamic program with presentations by recognized leadership professionals.

Through the summit, city officials are offered a retreat-like setting to reflect upon their personal leadership development and focus upon future demands on themselves and their city governments.

The Leadership Summit provides opportunities for personal reflection as well as interaction with respected local leaders from across the United States, including members of the National League of Cities' Leadership Training Council, which is chaired by James C. Hunt, councilmember, Clarksburg, W. Va.

As a result of the excellent response to the Ninth Annual Leadership Summit, the National League of Cities' Leadership Training Institute has increased registration from 100 to a maximum of 125 participants. The closing registration deadline is August 4 and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Keynote presenters for the summit include: Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, who will share his leadership model for local officials; Richard Florida, the H. John Heinz Professor of Regional Economic Development at Carnegie Mellon University; Phoebe Eng, international lecturer, author and change strategist; Don Blohowiak, leadership professional, author and director of the Lead Well Institute; and Mae Kim, organizational specialist with the National Education Association. …

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