• 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 2024 brings the total alumni to 336 and was the 23rd class to complete to program.

  • 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 11, 2024                  Online application available

    July 15, 2024                   Applications Due
     

    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.

  • Before You Apply! Before You Apply!

    LLT Curriculum and Requirements 

    Commitment Form for LLT Class of 2024-2025 
    * You must download and complete this form to upload and include in your application.

    Financial Assistance Form for LLT Class of 2024-2025
    * If needed, download and complete this form to upload and include in your application.

    Selection Criteria for LLT

  • Apply to Leadership Little Traverse! Apply to Leadership Little Traverse!

    Applications for 2024-2025 class will be due by 5:00 p.m. on July 15, 2024.


    We request you complete the application online via Google Forms. Click to begin.
     

    Unable to use the Online Form? You can download or print a PDF version here! 

    Should you need a print copy please contact us at chamber@petoskeychamber.com
    or call 231-347-4150.

  • 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
    Elijah Brumback, HSTL Performance Factory
    Cindy McSurely

    Kirstyn Horan, Health Department of Northwest MI
    Damon Whitfield, Harbor Springs Therapy and Wellness

  • LLT Supporters

    Thank you to these LLT Supporters for the 2023/2024 Class:

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

    Session Sponsors: Building a Team: OsborneKlein, Creativity/Ethics/DEI: Harbor Springs Festival of the Book, History and Beyond: Meyer Ace Hardware, Education: Petoskey Kiwanis Club, Human Services:
    Harbor Inc., Local Government: Petoskey Sunrise Rotary, Economy: Petoskey-Harbor Springs Area Community Foundation.

    Lunch Sponsors: Vernales, Winegues, Little Bay Gourmet, PHS Culinary supported by NCMC and Char-Em ISD, Toski Sands, Stafford's Hospitality, and Crooked Tree Breadworks.

    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, Demmer Wellness Center, Harbor Hall, Great Lakes Center for the Arts, Crooked Tree Art Center, Trout Creek Condominiums.

  • LLT Graduation Sponsor


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