Published On: Mon, Apr 21st, 2014

Call for nominations for leadership programs

The Coulter Regional Leadership Program and the Cherokee Right Path Adult Leadership Program are both seeking nominations.

The Coulter Regional Leadership Program is accepting nominations for participation in the 2014-15 program. This 12-month leadership program is for adults ages 25-55 years of age who have some involvement in community activities and have the potential to become dynamic leaders.

Nominees must reside in the counties of Haywood, Macon, Jackson, Swain, Clay, Cherokee, Graham, or the Qualla Boundary. Persons wishing to nominate can go to wnclead.wcu.edu and download the nomination form.

Deadline for submission: Letters of nomination will be accepted until 5 p.m. on June 15.

The Coulter Regional Leadership Program is part of the WNC Leadership Initiative, funded by the Cherokee Preservation Foundation, and administered locally through WCU. Info: Juanita Wilson, program director, 497-7920, 788-2579, or jmwilson@wcu.edu, or visit wnclead.wcu.edu.

The Cherokee Right Path, “Du-yu dv-i,” Adult Leadership Program (RP) is accepting nominations for participation in the 2014-15 program. This 12-month leadership program is for EBCI tribal members to learn Cherokee history and culture, and to develop leadership competencies.

Candidates must be age 18 and over, have a high school diploma or GED and have some college experience. Knowledge of Cherokee culture and/or experience in a professional environment is a plus. Persons wishing to nominate a candidate can go to wnclead.wcu.edu and download the nomination form.

Deadline for submission: Letters of nomination will be accepted online, by fax, email, or in-person delivery, by 5 p.m. on June 15 to the Western Carolina University (WCU) Cherokee Center, Acquoni Road, Cherokee, NC, Attention, Juanita Wilson, Program Director:

The Right Path Adult Leadership Program is part of the WNC Leadership Initiative, funded by the Cherokee Preservation Foundation, and administered locally through WCU.  Info: Info: Juanita Wilson, program director, 497-7920, 788-2579, or jmwilson@wcu.edu

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