Leadership Glynn

Leadership Glynn is a prestigious program that provides a diverse group of existing and emerging leaders with a unique opportunity to experience the many facets of Glynn County – readying them for the challenges of tomorrow.  The program graduates 30 participants, on average, annually.  The purpose and goal of Leadership Glynn is to develop informed leaders and channel their ideas and experiences toward community resources, issues and concerns to help direct the future of the Brunswick and Glynn County areas.

The Leadership Glynn Program consists of approximately eight (8) informative and interactive sessions designed to develop leadership skills, provide networking opportunities and educate participants about the Glynn County business climate and local issues.  The program is a success, and many of its graduates are involved in our community and serving in leadership capacities.

  • To maintain a vital, positive community and to ensure continued sound growth, we need a healthy reservoir of knowledgeable community leaders.
  • To ensure a pool of talent from which the community can draw its future leaders, men and women with leadership potential must be given an opportunity to learn fully how the city and county work and what the forces are that make them work.
  • Continuing leadership development will ensure positive involvement in addressing community, regional, and state issues.

The kick-off retreat will consist of a day and half classroom setting that will be led by the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development. Participants from diverse backgrounds and different perspectives will enhance their existing leadership skills and gain a better understanding of themselves and their roles as community leaders so that they can ultimately impact community vitality.

Youth Leadership Glynn

Youth Leadership Glynn is a program for high school students with strong leadership potential. Principals and guidance counselors will select 20 students this year to participate. The students will be exposed to subjects dealing with local government, team building skills, economic development, local industry and coastal and environmental issues, just to name a few.

  • The objectives of Youth Leadership Glynn include:
  • To identify outstanding high school sophomores and juniors who have demonstrated leadership qualities and concern for the community.
  • To present in-depth programs that will acquaint the students with community needs, opportunities, and resources and provide interaction with community leaders and decision makers.
  • To develop an understanding of leadership qualities and team building skills.
  • To provide opportunities for students from different areas to get to know one another and develop a level of mutual respect and trust.

Youth Leadership Glynn consists of seven sessions throughout the year and is an excellent way for youth to develop and foster interest in the community that they will inherit, while inspiring them to become successful leaders of tomorrow. The program will begin in October this year and concludes in May. Please contact your school’s guidance counselor for information on how to apply.

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