Leadership Manhattan

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The PDF version of the 2021 Leadership Manhattan Class application can be found here.

The online submittal application can be found here.

Register for the Informational meetings on October 7 from Noon to 1:00 pm or 5:30 to 6:30 pm

Session

Date

Title

Location

Get Acquainted Dinner

January 11, 2021

Class Dinner

Manhattan

I

January 12, 2021

Orientation

Manhattan

Welcome Reception

January 12, 2020

Welcome Reception

Manhattan

II

January 26, 2021

Local Government-City Functions

Manhattan

 

III

February 10, 2021*

 

 

February 11, 2021

State Government

Topeka

IV

February 23, 2021

Community and Town Gown Relations

Manhattan

V

March 9, 2021

Civic Engagement – Community Awareness

Manhattan

VI

March 23, 2021

Education

Manhattan

VII

April 6, 2021

Development and Industry

Manhattan

 

Graduation

April 15, 2021

Graduation

Manhattan


2020 Leadership Manhattan Class photo, first-day sessions, meet the class!

Listing of Leadership Manhattan Alumni

Goals

  • Identify potential business and community leaders, motivate them to become part of Leadership Manhattan
  • Provide these leaders with an awareness of the issues and opportunities facing the community
  • Expand and sharpen leadership skills and techniques
  • Facilitate ongoing communication and engagement among emerging and established leaders within the community
  • Encourage these trained and informed leaders to increase their involvement in local community affairs by matching skills and interests to existing goals

Benefits

  • Increased source of quality leaders for the Manhattan area
  • Access to quality leadership training program that benefits participants, their employers and community
  • Assist potential leaders to develop, match their skills and interests with needs of the community
  • Improved communications network among civic, business, social and educational leaders
  • Leadership base with broadened perspective to more effectively guide the community into its future

Lyle Butler Distinguished Leadership Award Winners

2003Kent GlasscockClass of 1986
2004Brent BowmanClass of 1985
2005Mitzi RichardsClass of 1986
2006Bill KennedyClass of 1986
2007Mary LindquistClass of 1988
2008Wayne SloanClass of 1985
2009Sue MaesClass of 1985
2010Dan YunkClass of 1986
2011Bruce McMillanClass of 1986
2012Mark KnackendoffelClass of 1989
2013Jason HilgersClass of 2009
2014Tom HawkClass of 1985
2015Kristin BrightonClass of 2009
2016Lucy WilliamsClass of 2007
2017Neil HortonClass of 2006
2018Mary VanierClass of 2003
2019Larie SchoapClass of 2011
2020Amy Button RenzClass of 1990


Nominations for the Class of 2021 now open. Nominate someone.