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Join the Next Chautauqua Leadership Network Class

CLN New Class Retreat

The CLN New Class Retreat will launch the class year. Members learn strategies for leadership and team work.


Are You Ready to Join?

Applicants Should

  • Live and/or work in Chautauqua County
  • Show interest in building a better community in active control of its destiny
  • Possess the willingness to participate in a growing network of knowledgeable and trained leaders
  • Seek improvement of leadership development skills for career achievement or participation in community activities
  • Have support from their sponsoring organization to attend programming
  • Have the time to devote to the program and the training

~ Learn more about expectations for class applicants ~


Great for Participant and Employer

Participant Gains

A greater understanding of selected leadership competencies
A better understanding of self and personal leadership style
A new set of skilled peers and networking sources
Knowledge of Chautauqua County’s communities along with their assets and challenges

Employer Gains

An employee with knowledge gained in identified leadership competency areas
Employees with a better understanding of the community environment
Higher visibility through the company’s increased involvement in community affairs
Increased access to other community leaders and resources

Apply for Membership

Application Instructions

  • The application overview must be signed by the candidate, any financial sponsor, and the candidate’s employer.
  • Class size is limited due to our commitment to provide high quality training and educational experiences to our members. Please spend the time necessary to fully complete the application.

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Contact Us

Chautauqua Leadership Network
PO Box 298
Lakewood, NY 14750
2019 Session Dates

2019 Session Dates

Follow this link for a more detailed information on 2019 Class Sessions

CLN Orientation Retreat: Self Awareness, Team Building & Creativity
February 22-23 & 7:30am-9pm Chautauqua Suites Mayville
Sponsored by: Nestle Purina and The Resource Center

Welcome Reception, Class of 2019
Sponsored by: Lawley Insurance

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 8am-12pm
Unleashed Academy: Self Awareness & Developing Others
Facilitator Bio: Robby Dinero,
Class Session Sponsored by: Eventz by Scott /Venue 31

Wednesday, April 10. 2019
Authentic Leadership: Inside Out: How Inner Work leads to Outer Results
Facilitator Bio: Kerri Brown
Class Session Sponsored by: Weinberg Financial Group

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 1pm-5pm
Leaders In Action: Communication
Class Session Sponsored by: Filegar Cutting Technologies

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 1pm-5pm
Leaders In Action: Asset Discovery
Class Session Sponsored by: Alliance Advisory Group

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 8am-12pm
Social Intelligence
Facillitator: Beth Sparks
Class Session Sponsored by: Century 21 – Turner Brokers

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Scavenger Hunt: Team Building & Creativity
Facillitator: Eventz by Scott
Class Session Sponsored by: WebberKnapp

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Leaders In Action: Doing Your Own Business Process Analysis
Facillitator: Denise Burbey
Class Session Sponsor: United Way of Southern Chautauqua County

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1pm-5pm
Leaders In Action: Networking/Building Partnerships
Class Session Sponsored by: Chautauqua Alcohol & Substance Abuse Council

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8am-12pm
Leaders in Action: Ethics/Integrity
Class Session Sponsored by: Bellevue University

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 1pm-5pm
Class of 2019 Capstone
Class Session Sponsored by: Cattaraugus County Bank

2019 Class Induction


2020 Session Dates

2020 Session Dates

CLN Orientation Retreat: Self Awareness, Team Building & Creativity
February 21-22 & 7:30am-9pm Chautauqua Suites Mayville

Welcome Reception, Class of 2020

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8am-12pm

Wednesday, April 8. 2020

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 1pm-5pm

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1pm-5pm

Tuesday, July 7, 2020 8am-12pm

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 1pm-5pm
Leaders In Action

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 1pm-5pm

uesday, November 10, 2020 8am-12pm

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 1pm-5pm

2020 Class Induction

More information about 2020 classes will be added as it becomes available.