Leadership Susquehanna Valley


Apply to Leadership Susquehanna Valley


Take the first step to becoming a better leader.

The deadline for the class of 2020 is fast approaching. Please complete your application for the 2019-2020 program year by June 14, 2019! The selection committee will notify candidates of their application status no later than July 1st.


Leadership Susquehanna Valley attracts individuals who are employed in the private and public sectors, as well as those who are self-employed or retired.  Through team exercises, class interaction, field trips, and sharing meals together, class members often develop professional relationships that last well beyond graduation. In a recent survey, class members report that Leadership Susquehanna Valley helped them to:

  • Enhance their networking capabilities;

  • Improve their customer service and communication skills;

  • Build effective professional relationships;

  • Gain insights into regional issues and public policymaking;

  • Learn about unmet needs in the Valley;

  • Understand how they can be a force for positive change.

LSV does this by:

  • Bringing together men and women from a diverse range of economic, geographic, and educational backgrounds who possess an interest in assuming effective leadership roles

  • Preparing each person for service within the area’s communities by providing training, information, and experience

  • Assisting alumni in becoming connected and involved in organizations and initiatives that improve the lives of those living in the Valley

  • Exposing class members to ideas, organizations, and people that any one person would not otherwise be exposed to in their life

  • Developing relationships with class members that will last beyond the scope of the program