Class of 2019
Leadership Pleasanton is a program to develop community leaders, co-sponsored by the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Pleasanton
The goal of Leadership Pleasanton is to:
- Identify and motivate individuals who are committed to the betterment of the Pleasanton community
- Acquaint participants with community assets, needs, and issues; and provide a forum to discuss these challenges with current community leaders.
- Encourage active community involvement, whether in politics, non-profit organizations, boards, and/or commissions.
Leadership Pleasanton is comprised of individuals from all sectors of our community. The participants meet monthly from September through May, on the second Thursday of each month. Classes are held from 8:15am to 4:30pm and are presented through experiences that inform, educate and challenge. Sessions are designed to be interactive and participants are expected to share their experiences and viewpoints.
- Orientation / Team Building
- Pleasanton History
- Local Government
- Health and Human Services
- Business and Economics
- Public Safety
- Volunteer Leadership Essentials
- Infrastructure and Transportation
- Cultural Arts and Recreation
Participation in Leadership Pleasanton
Each year 30-32 individuals from local businesses, professional, government, social and service organizations are selected to participate in the program. You are encouraged to apply for acceptance into Leadership Pleasanton if:
- You have a strong interest and commitment to the community;
- You anticipate an active role in business and community activities;
- You have a strong desire to become part of a network of personal and professional contacts active in community affairs;
- You have a commitment to your personal leadership development;
- You currently hold positions of leadership at work or in volunteer organizations;
- You will make a commitment to attend all sessions of the program;
- You have the full endorsement and support of your sponsoring organization or employer.
In order to realize maximum benefit, full participation of each individual selected is necessary. Participants are expected to attend all sessions in their entirety and prepare for each day's topics as assigned. Participants missing more than two sessions will not graduate with the class. Sessions may be made up in subsequent years.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Leadership Pleasanton program will be postponed until September 2021.
You may apply for the 2021-22 program year below.
Tuition for the 2021-22 program year: $950
How to Apply
Online Leadership Application (2021-22 program year)
Direct questions to Kate D'Or at the Pleasanton Chamber of Commerce at (925) 846-5858 ext. 203 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Leadership Pleasanton does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, pregnancy, and breastfeeding), national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristics or information, marital status, age, sexual orientation (including homosexuality, bisexuality, or heterosexuality), military or veteran status, or any other protected classification.