Call for Candidates Leadership Santa Maria Valley Class 2016

Leadership Santa Maria Valley
Preparing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

We are currently accepting applications for the LSMV Class of 2016.  This will be our 20th Anniversary Year and we are so very excited to have reached this milestone! To date we have over 330 graduates from our program which began in 1995.  The application period closes at 4pm on July 31, 2015.  Applications can be downloaded from this site.  Interviews will be held in July. The Kick off Retreat is the weekend of August 21-23, this is amandatory event.

Why should you consider Leadership Santa Maria Valley? Are you looking for a way to get more involved in the community?  Do you want to expand your circle of influence within the Santa Maria Valley?   Would you like to be able to network/connect with the decision makers and key leaders in our area?

LSMV is an 11 month leadership program designed to foster and create future community leaders.   The program allows participants to increase their understanding of local issues, challenges and solutions while expanding their personal and professional networks and refining their leadership skills.  Each Class gives back to the community with their own unique Legacy Project. Founded in 1995, LSMV has over 330 graduates serving in a variety of leadership roles in the government, service and business sectors today.

Students engage and interact with community and civic leaders in areas of Military/Aerospace, Cultural Arts and Diversity, Public Safety, Youth and Education, Health and Human Services, Business and Economic Development, Government, Media and Technology, and Agriculture.  The unique mix of monthly day long seminars and small class atmosphere give participants an unprecedented opportunity to learn about the issues facing their community and to engage with civic leaders.

Successful communities and businesses require strong leadership.  If you are ready to be part of the solution and leadership of the community, please consider joining Leadership Santa Maria Valley.

Leadership Santa Maria Valley is accepting candidates for the class of 2015-2016 starting Wednesday April 1.  Spaces are very limited with interviews scheduled to begin in July.   Please contact Judi Kincaid, Executive Director LSMV, 805-346-6093 or Email her at   Applications and class schedule can be downloaded starting Wednesday April 1, 2015  LSMV 2015-16 application final or our SMVCC page

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