Applying for the Leadership Engage class of 2020
Each year Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC) identifies 50-55 exceptional community leaders to participate in the Leadership Engage program and utilize their leadership abilities for the long-term benefit of Palm Beach County. The selection committee strives to balance the industries, geographic location, and other factors to create a class that is truly representative of the diversity throughout Palm Beach County. While the 50 class members may not work in the same industries, they share the following attributes:
A PASSION and personal commitment to help shape the future of Palm Beach County
Significant ACHIEVEMENT in career or community
An INTEREST in enhancing personal leadership capabilities
High standards of PERSONAL INTEGRITY
Personal COMMITMENT to educate themselves on community issues and initiatives
A DESIRE to support the continuation of leadership development in Palm Beach County
Engage class members aspire to improve our region because they have deepened their civic commitment and awareness of diverse issues and industries. Through the connections, education, and interests developed by our county’s most promising leaders, LPBC creates a lasting impact in our community.
1. Obtain the electronic copy of the application.
Type all sections in the space provided
We DO NOT accept handwritten applications, unless pre-approved.
2. Limit your answers to the requested word count.
DO NOT submit additional materials, such as resumes or examples of accomplishments
Only responses typed on the application are used in the selection process
3. Include a digital professional photo/headshot for use in our Alumni Directory.
Headshot should be in color, and larger than 1MB yet smaller than 2MB in size
Your photo will not be used in the selection process
4. Submit the application and photo contained in one email.
Please attach a copy of your application and professional photo, with the subject line:
“Class of 2020 Application, LastName” Email to: melissa@LeadershipPBC.org
5. Submit a $100 non-refundable application fee; along with contact information.
Your application is not valid until the application fee is received. CLICK HERE TO PAY.
Please be sure to login/register with the email you plan to use in the future for LPBC.
Checks can be made payable to Leadership Palm Beach County and mailed to:
2751 S. Dixie Highway, Suite 1A, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Email the application, references and headshot to melissa@LeadershipPBC.org
and pay $100 application fee online or mail your check no later than April 30, 2019, at 5 pm.
We hold three (3) information sessions to help prepare those who are interested in applying for Leadership Engage. Hear from alumni and board members about the application process & class experience.
For your convenience, we hold one in northern Palm Beach County, one in southern Palm Beach County, and one in central Palm Beach County.
LPBC Information Session for the Class of 2020 - South County
Thursday, February 21
8 - 9:30 a.m.
Location: Florence Fuller Child Development Center, East Campus; 200 NE 14th Street, Boca Raton, FL, 33432
LPBC Information Session for the Class of 2020 - Central County
Wednesday, February 27
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Location: Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens (NOT the museum); 2051 South Flagler Drive West Palm Beach FL 33401