Core Program Application

Selection Criteria

Application to LEADERSHIP MACOMB is open to all persons living or doing business in Macomb County

The class is generally limited to approximately 50 participants who will be selected by the LEADERSHIP MACOMB Selection Committee. The Committee will be seeking participation from varied business, ethnic, minority, age and gender groups to represent a cross-section of the community. Participants should be active in business, and/or professional, educational, organized labor, governmental, artistic, religious, service or community organizations.

The most important factor in selection is identifying those individuals most apt to utilize their leadership for the long-term benefit of the community. In reviewing applications, the Selection Committee looks for candidates who demonstrate the following characteristics:

  • Genuine concern for the future of Macomb County and the region.
  • A sincere commitment, motivation and interest to serve Macomb County and the region.
  • Currently in or potential for advancement to top leadership positions within their own organization.
  • Willingness and ability to make the time commitment required by the program.
  • The intention of seeking appointments to community boards, commissions or key volunteer leadership positions.
  • Representative of the diversity of the region.

Tentative Program Dates for LM XXI 2017-2018

Attendance Requirement

There are 99 contact hours in the program. As a requirement for graduation, participants must attend 79 hours, or 80%, of the monthly sessions. Attendance will be taken at each session. If you are unable to attend a session please notify LM staff in advance.

Program Tuition

Tuition for Leadership Macomb XX is $2,900 and covers all program and material costs and one ticket to our annual fundraiser. A deposit of $250 is required with the application and upon acceptance to the program will be applied to the tuition. Deposits are only refunded if you are not selected to participate by the Leadership Macomb Selection Committee. Tuition must be paid in full 60 days from the date of acceptance to the program, unless other payment arrangements have been made. A limited number of scholarships are available to qualified individuals who may not otherwise be able to participate. Call 586-954-2788 to request a scholarship form.

Cancellations are subject to a $250 materials fee.  Cancellations must be made in writing to Leadership Macomb no later than 30 days in advance of the first session to receive a full refund (less $250 materials fee). Cancellation after this date will be subject to refund as follows: 29-15 days- 80%, 14-7 days- 50%, 6-0 days- no refund.

Apply for LM XXI

  • Personal Information

  • Work Information

  • Type of Organization/Business which best describes the area(s) in which you presently work/serve:

  • Career History

  • Professional/Business Associations and Community Involvement

  • Professional and/or Civic Awards and Recognition (if any)

  • General Information

    If selected as a participant of Leadership Macomb XX, I will attend at least 80% of the monthly sessions. I will also make every effort to attend other functions sponsored by the program. I agree to respect and abide by the rules of host locations throughout the program. I understand that if I fail to meet any or part of this commitment, I may be asked to withdraw from the program without any refund of tuition. I understand that any false information may disqualify me from participation.
    I do hereby give Leadership Macomb Inc. the right to use my name or photograph in all forms of media (print or electronic) or for any other lawful purposes. I also waive any right to inspect or approve the finished product, including written copy that may be created therewith. I understand and accept the commitments expected of me by Leadership Macomb.
    Tuition for Leadership Macomb XX is $2,900 and covers all program and material costs and one ticket to our annual fundraiser. Tuition must be paid in full 60 days from the date of acceptance to the program, unless other payment arrangements have been made. A limited number of scholarships are available to qualified individuals who may not otherwise be able to participate. Please note - scholarships typically only cover 50% of the tuition unless another agreement is made. Cancellations are subject to a $250 materials fee. Cancellations must be made in writing to Leadership Macomb no later than 30 days in advance of the first session to receive a full refund (less $250 materials fee). Cancellation after this date will be subject to refund as follows: 29-15 days- 80%, 14-7 days- 50%, 6-0 days- no refund.
  • Thank you for applying for Leadership Macomb!

    You will receive an invoice for the application deposit of $250. Upon acceptance into the program the deposit will be credited toward the tuition. Deposits are only refunded if you are not selected to participate by the Leadership Macomb Selection Committee. Acceptance letters will be mailed no later than August 1, 2017.

A pdf version of the 2017-2018 Application can be downloaded, completed, and mailed in. Please also ensure that:

  • Applications are signed by candidate and employer or candidate’s financial sponsor.
  • An electronic photo (preferably as a JPEG) is sent to dbanks@leadershipmacomb.org at time of application.
  • The deposit of $250 must be submitted with the application.
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