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    Our Mission: The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is the champion for a successful business climate and a catalyst for a robust economy in our region.

  • Leadership


    Welcome to the 2024 Leadership Class! 


    Mission Statement:  The mission of Leadership Jackson County is to develop, connect and inspire leaders to strengthen our communities according to the evolving future of the county. 

    Concept Statement:  The Jackson County Chamber of Commerce established Leadership Jackson County as an incubator program to identify and develop emerging leaders within the business, education, government, professional and local communities, and to assist them as they prepare for well informed, plugged in leadership positions across the county.

    Size of Class: Average of 20

    Tuition: Program tuition is $500.00.

    Orientation: In Conjunction with Session 1 – Tentatively Thursday, August 15      Begins at Noon

    Meeting Days:  Meetings are typically held 1 Thursday afternoon a month. There will be an occasional Friday class. Some months may have an extra session. A complete schedule will provided at the orientation meeting. 

    Length of Sessions:  Half day starting with lunch at noon and ending by 4:00 p.m. or earlier

    Program Length: The program is eight months long, beginning in August, with the last class in March. Graduation will follow.

    Curriculum: Topics Include but are not limited to:

    • • Jackson County: Past, Present & Future
    • • State & Local Government / Criminal Justice
    • • Affordable Housing
    • • Healthcare and Human Services
    • • Economic Development & Workforce Development
    • • Faith Based and Nonprofit Organizations
    • • Education / Culture and the Arts
    • • Tourism & Natural Resources / Agribusiness
    • • Multiple Leadership Opportunities


    Location: Various locations depending on topic   

    Faculty: The faculty for this program is a roster of the top business, civic, community, and organizational leaders who represent the most influential entities in Jackson County. 


    To download the application, please click here


    For More Information: Lacey Ekberg, Executive Director (850) 482-8060 or lacey@jacksoncounty.com 

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    Jackson County Chamber of Commerce is committed to high standards that require honesty, integrity and fairness. Jackson County Chamber of Commerce will collect no personal information about you unless you choose to provide that information to us. We do not use techniques that collect personal information about you without your knowledge. You have the right to decline to have any information collected or transferred for marketing purposes.

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