About Leadership McLean County

Identifying Emerging Leaders and Strong Leadership

Be a part of the mission of Leadership McLean County. Develop and cultivate your skills, awareness, and engagement through intentional learning experiences for the betterment of McLean County. This program identifies emerging community leaders, and by design, protects the tradition of strong leadership for our community. Here’s what Leadership McLean County can do for you:


  1. Develop informed, vigorous citizen leadership skills capable of understanding community problems, fact-finding, analyzing and influencing the decisions based on these facts.
  2. Create awareness of the community by utilizing talents of committed citizens to work with responsible voluntary positions with non-profit, civic and citizen organizations within the community.
  3. Provide you with a broad understanding of public issues, workings of state and local government, civic challenges facing all of us and the role the community play in problem-solving.



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Leadership McLean county does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or national origin in any of its activities.


The Program :


Classes take place every other Friday from October through April covering a variety of topics & skill development, both in the classroom and through “hands-on” experiences. Class members also participate on a  " Leaders On Loan Task Force Project" team to create implementable solutions to a community issue.



Questions? Want to learn more about Leadership McLean County? Contact Laura Ewan at 309-829-1184.


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