Leadership Franklin County (LFC)
Community – Youth – Alumni
LFC Community is the flagship leadership program founded in 1985 and has a mission of “Developing an inclusive continuum of civic leaders engaged in the advancement of the quality of life in Franklin County” Participants are taken through a nine month course where they learn about leadership and their community.
Leadership Franklin County Youth
LFC Youth began in 2009 with the mission to create a community of young people who are actively engaged in responsible, ethical and effective leadership. The program is open to sophomore high school students in any of the Franklin County school districts.
Applications are now open for the Class of 2021. Students entering their sophomore year in fall 2020 may apply for this class. Applications will be taken thru early Feb. 12, 2020 with in school interviews conducted in March.
Leadership Franklin County Alumni
LFC Alumni stay active and involved in the community. A complete list of LFC Alumni is available here. To join the LFC Alumni Committee or for more information on sponsoring, volunteering or participating in these events contact committee chair Michele Ford to volunteer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for a non-profit board or committee position in Franklin County where you can make a difference? In 2017 a LFC Community project team created a resource titled Leadership Franklin County Service Opportunities for LFC Graduates available here.
LFC Alumni of the Year
Each year LFC acknowledges the accomplishments of an alumni with the LFC Alumni of the Year award. The Alumni Committee is seeking nominations thru March 4, 2020 for the 2019 award. The winner will be honored in May during the LFC Community graduation.
Nominee must be a graduate of the Leadership Franklin County Program for at least three years
(75 %) – Community Services – “The scope and breadth of service nominee has provided, the impact of his/her actions on the community, and involvement in a variety of service initiatives.”
- Role Model/Mentoring
- Recognition & Awards
- Influence/Impact on Community
(25 %) – Professional Service – “Career movement and development, professional recognition, professional accomplishments, and significant contributions to nominee’s profession.”
- Leadership Role/Position
- Longevity of Position
- Professional Affiliations