Green Community Leadership Initiative

Green Community Leadership Initiative


The deadline to apply for the 2020 Class was October 31, 2019.  If you had trouble completing the application or are concerned about whether your application was received, please contact the Planning Department at 330.896.6614. Applications will be reviewed in November and notified of their selection in December or early January.

Green Community Leadership Initiative

A program designed to foster and encourage community engagement, immerse yourself in an in-depth leadership program focused on Green, Ohio, designed for business and community leaders who are interested in learning more about the community where they live, work and play. The six-session program, held March through May, will address topics to stimulate a broader understanding of the social, economic, policy and environmental issues impacting the community, as well as provide participants an avenue to become more engaged and shape its future.

Class participants will:

  • Become more connected and engaged in the community
  • Develop an understanding about how local public policy is developed and implemented
  • Learn more about civic organizations and the issues they face
  • Network with peers

Program Overview

Green Community Leadership Initiative's class begins in the Spring of 2020. Program days are half-day sessions held every other week for a total of four sessions plus a day long opening and closing retreats; and class project, which concludes in Fall 2020.

Sessions will focus on the following topics:

  • Opening Retreat: Understanding and defining what makes Green special
  • Education/Workforce: Connecting education to the workforce
  • Community Health: Learning about the opportunities and challenges of healthcare
  • Economic Growth and Development: Recognize how local government impacts growth
  • Quality of Life: Making Green a place to call home.
  • Closing Retreat: Tying it all Together


The following should apply if interested:

  • Business and community leaders
  • Individuals looking to become more involved
  • Must live or work in Green