The program is designed to build a regional leadership coalition to promote the needs of Coastal Alabama, including Mobile and Baldwin counties, to provide leadership development for area leaders and to build community awareness for leaders of Coastal Alabama issues.
We are looking for Coastal Alabama business and community leaders who have participated in corporate or community leadership programs and who are interested in furthering their civic engagement, including supporting candidates for public office or with interest in running for public office at some point in the future.
The ideal candidate will be an up and coming leader in business and community leadership, who is interested in a possible future civic and/or elected leadership role. The goal will be for each class to have no more than 25 participants with half of the class being from Mobile and half from Baldwin counties.
- Promote Community Development with a Regional Focus
- Provide Leadership Development, Networking & Opportunities
- Develop Regional Recommendations for Coastal Alabama Partnership
September 26-27, 2019 Opening Retreat– Regionalism & Tourism
October 23, 2019 Seminar – Seafood & Coastal Economics
November 20, 2019 Seminar – Infrastructure
January 22, 2020 Seminar –Policy, Planning & Insurance
February 19, 2020 Seminar – Election Process & Civic Engagement
March 2020 (TBD) Legislative Day & Reception (Montgomery)
April 15, 2020 Graduation
Optional TBD Workshop – Running for Elected Office 101
To apply, complete the Coastal Civic Masters Application and submit to Stacy Wellborn at PO Box 881 Mobile, AL 36601 or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than September 1, 2019. Please contact Stacy if you have any questions about the program or application process.
You may also nominate a candidate by completing the Coastal Civic Masters Nomination Form and returning it by August 9, 2019.
The cost to participate in the program is $1750, which includes overnight accommodations for the opening retreat, meals and materials. A limited number of scholarships will be available on a first-come, as-needed basis.
ABOUT COASTAL ALABAMA PARTNERSHIP
Coastal Alabama Partnership’s strategies and initiatives are designed to address the common challenges and issues of Baldwin and Mobile counties through regional leadership and cooperation. Its mission is to bring together private sector leadership and convene stakeholders to affect progress, focus attention on issues of regional importance and, ultimately, help transform our region.Coastal Alabama Partnership makes it possible for individuals and entities to work together to achieve major initiatives that will help the region move forward, spurring smart growth while maintaining an enviable quality of life.