Mission & Outcomes​

The purpose of Leadership Eugene-Springfield is reflected in its goal to create knowledgeable, networked, skilled, involved and passionate leaders who will:
  • advocate for and represent the community as whole.
  • value the interaction of government, business and charitable institutions in creating a healthy Eugene/Springfield economy.
  • be involved in creating a positive future for their community.

The Program ​

​Leadership Eugene-Springfield provides the opportunity for participants to broaden their knowledge and awareness of the communities and their leadership skills. Through monthly day-long sessions, the program:

  • develops knowledge and awareness of leadership skills.
  • focuses on topics relevant to Eugene and Springfield's current and future needs and opportunities.
  • fosters a network of contacts among participants and presenters.
The sessions from October through May cover topics such as:

Community Orientation ​

Community History Community Culture
Government Services Public Policy
Infrastructure Human Services
Education Business
Economic Diversity Growth and Planning

Leadership Awareness

Leadership Styles Speaking/Presenting
Active Listening Negotiations
Conflict Resolution Influencing Policy
Media Relations Visioning
Facilitating Team Building

Application & Tuition​

Tuition for Leadership Eugene-Springfield is $975. Tuition covers all program costs, meals and materials. The candidate's employer, a sponsor or the candidate may pay tuition. Scholarship assistance may be available to individuals who otherwise would be unable to participate. Indicate that need by checking the box on the application form. The program begins in October and ends with graduation in May. The application window for the 2017-18 program will close on August 11th.