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WHO SHOULD APPLY
The program is designed for experienced leaders who want to significantly increase their impact on their organization and their community. 

The ideal candidate profile includes:
senior executives
presidents and vice presidents
executive directors
business owners
high-level directors and managers, representing all industries and business types within the region
individuals of influence with a record of community service

REQUIRED TIME
The class will meet one Friday a month for a full day of programming.

The Class of 2023 program dates will be the third Friday of each month between September 2022-May 2023.

PROGRAM CONTENT
Through the program, participants develop a thorough knowledge and understanding of how the community works, meet with key stakeholders, and learn to leverage their networks and resources to support Alexandria’s success.  This program is a master class in Alexandria, investigated through the lens of the following topics:

Local and state government 
Economic development 
Arts and culture 
Health and human services 
Public safety and justice 
Education and workforce development 
Environmental sustainability 
Inclusive leadership and regionalism 

PROGRAM COST
Program cost for Leadership Alexandria is $4,000
Tuition is payable by check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

SCHOLARSHIP ASSISTANCE
The Chamber ALX encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of financial status. Leadership Alexandria provides scholarships to nonprofit and small business executives. Scholarships are for a partial amount of the tuition.  Scholarships are not guaranteed as there are only a limited number available.  YOU MUST INDICATE (via email to Maria Ciarrocchi mciarrocchi@thechamberalx.com) THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A SCHOLARSHIP AT THE TIME YOU SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION.  

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS
By submitting the application you acknowledge that you understand the cost and time required and will participate if selected. 

Applications should be submitted online
The Chamber ALX will notify all applicants of their acceptance status

QUESTIONS? 
Contact Maria Ciarrocchi mciarrocchi@thechamberalx.com 

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* 1. First Name

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* 2. Last Name

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* 3. Name You Prefer to be Called

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* 4. Gender

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* 5. Birthdate

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* 6. Ethnicity

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* 7. Email

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* 8. Address

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* 9. City

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* 10. State

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* 11. Zip Code

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* 12. Phone Number

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* 13. Have you previously applied to the Leadership Alexandria Program?

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* 14. Employer Name

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* 15. Employer Website

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* 16. Current Position/Title

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* 17. Employer Address

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* 18. Employer City

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* 19. Employer State

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* 20. What type of organization is your employer?

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* 21. How long have you worked at this organization?

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* 22. Briefly describe your job responsibilities:

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* 23. Employment History: Beginning with your most recent, please list your employment history.

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* 24. Education and Training: Please begin with the most recent.

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* 25. Community commitment outside of work: List your community involvement. This does not need to be limited to Alexandria.

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* 26. Other activities and accomplishments: Please list other relevant accomplishments, honors, offices held and activities (including work-related).

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* 27. Please give an example of a situation when you felt your leadership made a difference. (500 word limit)

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* 28. What have you found to be your most challenging community involvement to date and why? (500 word limit)

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* 29. What do you believe you can offer to enhance your Leadership Alexandria Class? (500 word limit)

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* 30. What do you hope to gain from your Leadership Alexandria experience? (500 word limit)

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* 31. Is there anything else you’d like to share about yourself that you feel would be important for the selection committee to know during their decision-making process? * 500 word limit

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* 32. Please list two pressing issues facing The City of Alexandria Explain why they are of concern and give any ideas and suggestions that you may have for approaching and resolving these issues. (500 word limit each)

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* 33. Statement of Commitment: I understand the mission of Leadership Alexandria. If selected, I acknowledge the time commitment and will pay tuition by August 31, 2022. If I am unable to comply with the requirements, I will voluntarily withdraw from the program. I understand that in the interest of the class experience for all participants, any participant may be removed from the class if, in the opinion of Leadership Alexandria, that participant’s conduct is not conducive to the work of the group. I further understand that tuition is not refundable in whole or in part.

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* 34. Signed (applicant)

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