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 November 2018, approximately two months before the program commences in January 2019.
Participants are required to attend and actively engage in ten full-day sessions that are usually held on the third Wednesday of each month from January through December. Participants are also required to attend the following:
- The first class is a mandatory full-day retreat on January 16, 2019
- Graduation ceremony (to be held in December 2019)
- A community service project (20 hours)
- Three of the following meetings: Round Rock City Council, Round Rock Independent School District Board, Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission, Williamson County Commissioner’s Court, Round Rock Chamber Board of Directors
Tuition is $1,300 for chamber investors and $1,550 for non-investors. Tuition must be paid in full by January 10, 2019. There are no refunds after the class begins.
How to Apply
Complete the 2019 Leadership Round Rock application online here. Applications are due by September 30, 2018
If you have any questions, you may contact Amy Mizcles, vice president of community enhancement.
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 2017-2018 Leadership Round Rock Planning Committee chair is Ryan McGahey, LeadStrong Properties.