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THE LEADERSHIP SOUTHERN MARYLAND EXPERIENCE

Leadership Southern Maryland cultivates local leaders at all stages of their careers by offering premier programs focusing on common community and industry issues through hands-on learning, regional action, cooperation, and service.

Interested in Our Engaging Executive Program?

Broaden your perspective on a number of significant regional issues, including, housing and human services, education, public safety, environment, defense, economic development, and multiculturalism—while working alongside the region’s future decision-makers.

Executive Program applications open in February and must be received by April 15 to be considered for the fall class. There is a non-refundable application fee of $275.  To be considered, your application package must include the following:

  • Application via LSM portal or online form
  • Picture (1.3MB or higher)
  • Professional Bio (250 words or less)
  • Professional Resume
  • Letter of recommendation (sent directly to the LSM PO Box or via email to denise@leadershipsomd.org ) – the letter should speak to your leadership experience, character, ability to create change, competencies, and attributes
  • Official authorizing statement, if employer is paying tuition
  • If requesting financial aid, submit supporting letter
  • $275 application fee (waived for nonprofit and small business [<15 employees] applicants)

For your convenience, and in order to prepare and finalize your answers before beginning the official online application, the application questions are listed here.

Gain a Career-Boost with the Emerging Leaders Program (LEAP)

Sharpening your leadership skills starts with acquiring new insight, talents, and connections. Complete your LEAP application today to begin your Leadership Southern Maryland expedition.

Applications are open in June and must be received by September 1. There is a non-refundable application fee of $125.  To be considered, make sure your application package meets all of these requirements:

  • Application via LSM portal or online form
  • Picture (1.3MB or higher)
  • Professional Bio (250 words or less)
  • Professional Resume
  • Letter of recommendation – the letter should speak to your leadership experience, character, ability to create change, competencies, and attributes
  • Official authorizing statement, if employer is paying tuition
  • $125 application fee

For your convenience, and in order to prepare and finalize your answers before beginning the official online application, the application questions are listed here.