The mission of Leadership Round Rock is to develop leadership skills in individuals and to promote awareness of issues and opportunities that impact Round Rock. It is designed to provide participants with important information about topics such as the area’s history, infrastructure, and educational composition, as well as the significance of involvement in and support for the community.
Eligibility and Selection
Any adult may apply. Leadership Round Rock is nondiscriminatory in regard to race, gender, age, religion, veteran status, disability, or political affiliation. Local businesses and organizations are encouraged to submit nominations and provide scholarships to employees with community leadership potential. Class size is limited. The Leadership Round Rock Selection Committee reviews applications, and applicants will be notified of their status in August, approximately one month before the program commences in September.
Participants are required to attend and actively engage in eight full-day sessions that are usually held on the third Wednesday of each month from October through May. Attendance is also required for a full-day retreat in September.
- The first class is a mandatory full-day retreat in September
- Graduation ceremony is held in May
- Participation in a community service project (20 hours)
- Attendance at two of the following meetings: Round Rock City Council, Round Rock Independent School District, Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission, Round Rock Chamber Board of Directors
Tuition is $1,300 for chamber investors and $1,550 for non-investors. Tuition must be paid by the first class session. There are no refunds after the class begins.
How to Apply
The Leadership Round Rock Planning Committee is a diverse group of program graduates who assist with developing the workshops, promoting the program, and encouraging alumni involvement.
The 2016-2017 Leadership Round Rock Planning Committee chair is Ryan McGahey, LeadStrong Properties.