• Leadership Little Traverse

  • Leadership Little Traverse is a 9-month professional leadership program with a mission to inspire and prepare civic leaders in the Little Traverse Bay Region to take action and better our community The most recent cohort to complete the program in May of 2023 brings the total alumni to 320 and was the 22nd class to complete to program.

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  • Are you a candidate for Leadership Little Traverse? Are you a candidate for Leadership Little Traverse?

    LLT is open to individuals who work or reside in the Little Traverse Bay region and are motivated to embark on a nine-month, community leadership journey. If you are a current or emerging leader with a desire to do all of the following, then we encourage you to apply:

    • Learn about the state of our community, its systems, and current issues

    • Develop your civic leadership skills and capacity to make an impact

    • Find your path and commit to doing 'community better' in the Little Traverse Bay Region


    June 2024                               Online application available.

    September 2024           LLT Orientation for the Class of 2025

    Tuition: $900

    Mission Statement - To inspire and prepare civic leaders in the Little Traverse Bay Region to find their path of service, and better our community.

  • All About LLT

  • LLT Steering Committee

    The Leadership Little Traverse Program is designed and presented by the LLT Steering Committee:

    Nikki Devitt, Petoskey Regional Chamber of Commerce
    Bonnie Kulp, Harbor Springs Area Chamber of Commerce

    David Jones, Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation
    Cora Smith, Little Traverse Tileworks 

    Lindsey Walker, Emmet County Recycling
    Andrea Coronado, Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council
    Gail Kloss, Women's Resource Center of NM
    Diana Eberhart, Edward Jones
    Elijah Brumback, HSTL Performance Factory
    Cindy McSurely

  • LLT Supporters

    Thank you to these LLT Supporters for the 2022 / 2023 Class:

    Graduation Sponsor: Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Binder Sponsor: Bearcub Outfitters

    Session Sponsors: Building a Team: OsborneKlein, Environment: Consumers Energy, Creativity/Ethics/DEI: Harbor Springs Festival of the Book, History and Beyond: Dave Kring Chevrolet, Education: Sunrise Rotary, NCMC, and CharEm ISD, Human Services:
    Zonta and Meyer Ace Hardware, Local Government: Pineview Cottage Assisted Living, Economy: Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation.

    Special Thanks: Transportation by Sunset Premier Shuttle, Photography by Matte Photography

    Facility Contributors: Camp Daggett, City of Petoskey, Harbor Springs Area Historical Society, North Central Michigan College, Harbor Hall, Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Crooked Tree Art Center, Trout Creek Condominiums.

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