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Class of 2016


Keith Akard


Becky Barry


Eric Barton


Michael Bishop


Ginny Boles


Russ Bradbury


Amy Brock


Danny Crabtree


Jerry Delozier


Kristen Diamond


Kenlyn Foster


Allison Fox


Michael Garland


Adam Garrison


Anelia Gibson


David Gill


Brian Handley


Martin Harley, Jr.


Jeremy Johnson


Bruce Kerr


John Kincaid


Staci Lawhorn


Sonya Newman


Jennifer Perkins-Russell


Melina Politte


Brad Rasmussen


Blake Sartin


Lance Smith


Michael Stone


Cyndi Sweet


Julie Talbott


Melanie Tucker


Erin Wigley


Kari Williams


Susan Williams

About Us

Leadership Blount County is a community leadership enhancement and development program designed to identify and increase the number of community volunteers who support various organizations. A volunteer Board of Directors and an Executive Director oversee the selection of class members, development of curriculum, and administration of the program. It is designated by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization.

By selecting participants with diverse backgrounds and both established and potential community leaders, Leadership Blount County seeks to provide a large number of well-trained, highly motivated citizens to assume leadership roles in our civic, educational, economic development, cultural and philanthropic organizations and groups.

Program Structure
Each year, a class of approximately 36 people is selected by a volunteer committee of alumni from nominations received from the community. The Board and staff plan and conduct full-day sessions each month for the ten-month duration of the annual program. Monthly topics include History and Heritage, Local Government, Business and Industry, Education, Health Care, Social Services, Arts, and Public Services.

Cost
Tuition for the program is $1,100.00. This payment covers some fees and course materials, as well as some meals and transportation. Optional or special activities may require additional costs. A limited number of partial scholarships may be available for eligible candidates. The tuition is non-refundable and non-transferable after payment is received.

Executive Director position opening
Leadership Blount, a non-profit leadership development organization, is seeking applications for the Executive Director position. This full-time (40 flexible hours/week) position plans, implements, and develops programs and services for each year's Leadership Blount and Youth Leadership Blount classes, which includes monitoring needs and interests of members and obtaining regular feedback about the program. 

Additional Duties
  • Oversees planning and execution of special events
  • Works with the Board of Directors to advance the program
  • Identifies and develops corporate sponsors
  • Serves as ambassador for the Leadership Blount program in the community
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent non-profit experience preferred; proven experience in managing volunteers; computer application experience a must - including Microsoft Office, Quickbooks and non-profit software; 3 to 5 years' experience in initiating, planning, implementing and evaluating programs and services; proven experience in group facilitation and group dynamics; out-of-box thinking and problem solving skills.

Please submit a resume and letter of application by email to office@leadershipblount.com. Application deadline is June 22, 2016.

Connect

The Leadership Blount office is located on the Maryville College campus. The building is named the Alexander House and can be reached via the Maryville College Circle Drive or by turning on to Alexander Street from Lamar Alexander Parkway (across from the hospital and next to US Bank).

t.  865.984.9368f.  865.984.6968e.  office@leadershipblount.com
502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville, TN 37803







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STRATEGIC PARTNERS

 
  






LEADERSHIP PARTNERS







COMMUNITY PARTNERS


Blount County Community Health Initiative

Brookfield Renewable Energy Group

Butterfly Gap

David and Beth Lazar

Eagle Rock Camp & Retreat Center

FTB Advisors - Michael Hollenbach

Hickory Construction

LeConte Wealth Management

Merchant & Gould

Pinnacle Financial Partners

Rick and Cindy Shepard

Rocky Top Tours


DEVELOPMENT PARTNERS


Maryville Kiwanis

Personal Computer
Systems, Inc.

Renasant Bank

Vulcan Materials Company


SUPPORTING PARTNERS


Walmart


MEDIA PARTNERS


The Daily Times
  
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CHAMPIONS OF LEADERSHIP




Joe & Jane Andrews

Andy Atkinson

Eric Barton

Keeli Boyce

Charles Brinkley

John Clark

Susan Cole
Phylis Crisp

Carolyn Forster

Linda Hageman

Will & Brittany Hammon

Virginia Hardwick

John Hinkle

Tyler Johnson
Lea Anne Law

Meredith Liemohn

Bill McClain

Vergil Metts

Sharon Reeder

Brenda Sellers

Kim Slater
Amanda Stone

Becky Swann

Jane Tolhurst

Debra Whaley

Clint Wight

Kent Willoughby

Pam Young





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