Leadership Kentucky is now accepting nominations and applications for the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2023

Posted on: January 3, 2023
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Leadership Kentucky connects a selected group of leaders, with a variety of career accomplishments and volunteer activities, to gain insight on the complex issues facing the state. In a series of seven monthly, three-day sessions held at various locations throughout the state, participants will meet with Kentucky leaders and explore the state’s resources and opportunities.


“We are excited to welcome nominations for the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2023. Our curriculum has a positive impact on the future leaders of the Bluegrass State by encouraging each participant to be strong pillars of support within their communities,” said Janice Way, President of Leadership Kentucky. “Leadership Kentucky is proud to advance strong leaders, equipped with knowledge about the importance of each region of our state while paving a path of success for the Commonwealth.”


Leadership Kentucky Class of 2023 will begin in June at the historic Boone Tavern in Berea and will travel to Louisville in July, Paducah/Eddyville in August, Somerset in September, Bowling Green in October, Northern Kentucky in November, and Frankfort and Lexington in December. Each session will cover topics ranging from business and economic development, arts and tourism, natural resources and the environment, social justice, education and healthcare, agriculture, and government.


If you or someone you know is interested in being a member of the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2023, the nomination form is available online at leadershipky.org. Potential applicants will receive full application instructions via e-mail once nominated. All Leadership Kentucky Class of 2023 applications will be due mid-March.



About Leadership Kentucky:

Leadership Kentucky, created in 1984 as a non-profit educational organization, brings together a select group of people who possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments, and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the state. By fostering an understanding of how the state’s issues are interconnected, and by forging new relationships among community and regional leaders, Leadership Kentucky graduates bring a fresh and informed perspective to their communities and companies, serving as important participants in the unified effort to shape Kentucky’s future. The Leadership Kentucky Foundation offers four unique programs: Leadership Kentucky, ELEVATE Kentucky (for young professionals), BRIGHT Kentucky (for Eastern Kentuckians), and New Executives to Kentucky (for senior-level executives who have lived in the state for less than two years). For more information, please visit leadershipky.org or email lky@leadershipky.org.

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