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The specific goals of Leadership Napa Valley are:

  • Develop leadership skills of a diverse group of current and future leaders in Napa Valley. 
  • Educate current and future leaders about a broad range of community programs, processes, needs, and issues. Introduce emerging leaders to each other and to the current leadership of the Napa Valley.
  • Encourage informed individuals to serve in community leadership positions.  
  • Seek diversity – in terms of culture, ethnicity, gender, geography, socio-economics, and professions – in each LNV class in order to reflect the true nature of the community.

Who should apply? 

If you aspire to a leadership role in the Napa Valley, YOU SHOULD!!

What does an LNV Class do? 

  • Your class meets 14 days over 9 months to learn about a topic related to leadership in the Napa Valley.
  • Topics include: Tourism, Agriculture, Criminal Justice, Business, Government, Human Services, Arts, Education and much more! 
  • You will participate in group activities to learn more about YOUR COMMUNITY!
  • You will complete a small-group Practicum Project that will require additional hours.
  • You will take part in small group exercises that help you learn for yourself and learn from each other.
  • You will engage in candid conversations with current leaders that will present the opportunity to challenge the process.

What is a Practicum Project?

  • A project that supports or benefits the community.
  • You will be placed on a team with 5-7 class members.
  • Your team will pick the project and meeting times.
  • Sample projects include: Downtown Murals, Hands Across the Valley, and the Napa Valley Give Guide.

What do I need to do to apply?  

  • Demonstrate a high level of interest in the Napa Valley. 
  • Aspire to serve on boards or fill other leadership roles in the Valley and in your own vocation. 
  • Have a strong likelihood of remaining in the Napa Valley for at least five years after completion of the program. 
  • Have the full endorsement from your employer and make a personal commitment to attend all sessions.
  • Be ready for a challenge – getting into the program is competitive, but it’s worth it. 

How much does it cost?

Tuition is $1,495, and if you are accepted into Class 34, you are required to pay a minimum of $200 personally, even if you apply for a scholarship or your employer pays your tuition. 


P.O. Box 636   Napa, CA 94559

(707) 339-8881 -  info@leadershipnapavalley.org

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