MuskogeePhoenix.com, Muskogee, OK

January 10, 2013

Leadership program taking applications


— Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program in its 26th year, is accepting applications for its 2013-2014 class.

The organization accepts a class of 52 members each year. Criterion for selection includes demonstrated leadership on the part of applicants in their communities and state.

The program is designed to be a series of issue-oriented forums and experiences, which are based on the belief that knowledge is a key element and prime motivator of leadership. It consists of an orientation session, a mandatory two-day retreat and eight monthly two-day sessions. Classes are held in various locations across the state that best relate to the issues being discussed.

Approximately 1,300 leaders have participated in the program and remain active in contributing to Oklahoma's strength and vitality.

Applications may be downloaded at www.leadershipoklahoma.com. Completed applications must be received in the Leadership Oklahoma office no later than 5 p.m. April 1.