Alumni Council

The mission of the alumni council is to foster and expand the personal, professional and community leadership benefits enjoyed by each Alumnus as a result of their Leadership Berks experience and support the ideals of Leadership Berks by assisting with the achievement of the program’s objectives.

Alumni Council Objectives

  • provide the opportunity for Leadership Berks Alumni to further develop their: knowledge of critical needs of the community, education on management skills and techniques, and leadership experiences through programs or projects.
  • assist Leadership Berks Alumni in subsequent placement into appropriate volunteer, leadership opportunities
  • allow Leadership Berks Alumni to establish a mentor/peer network of community leaders
  • assist with the identification and recruitment of future program candidates
  • assist with the planning of special events to benefit Leadership Berks programs and initiatives
  • continue to promote the goals and objectives of Leadership Berks programs
  • increase community recognition and unified presence of Leadership Berks alumni

Officers of the Council shall consist of a President, a Vice-President, and other appointees, all of whom must be live or work in Berks County and report to the Leadership Berks and Business Outreach.

Graduate School Discounts for Leadership Berks Alumni

Special discounts on graduate programs are available to Leadership Berks Alumni.  Please contact Toni Eckert for more information. 

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