2019 Sutton Leadership Institute Application
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, May 6, 2019
The non-partisan Billie Sutton Leadership Institute is dedicated to inspiring and preparing the next generation of leaders to build a stronger South Dakota and more vibrant communities and workplaces through service to others.
The Billie Sutton Leadership Institute is a free, year-long leadership development program for a selective class of young professionals, community leaders, local elected officials, and people interested in public service or getting more involved in their community.
Sutton Leadership fellows will participate in a free, expenses-paid weekend Leadership Retreat held May 31st– June 2nd in Chamberlain/Oacoma with Billie Sutton and some of the state’s top private and public sector leaders while learning leadership skills in workshops conducted by national experts.
Fellows will gain the skills and confidence to build and carry out individualized community engagement plans to make a difference in their communities. The Billie Sutton Leadership Institute will follow-up each month and guide fellows as they execute their personally chosen community engagement plan. The 2019 class will network with other fellows in digital meet-ups every other month and at an additional in-person meet-up midway through the year.