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Chamber Leadership Aransas County

An orientation process for future leaders of Aransas County

Leadership Aransas County is a program to identify and cultivate individuals with interest to serve our community.

Sponsored by the Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce

LEADERSHIP ARANSAS COUNTY PROGRAM - The Chamber is now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 LAC Class XXVI. This 10-month leadership development program is designed to identify and cultivate individuals with the interest and potential to serve in our community's many leadership roles.

WHO: Any person having an interest in the objectives  of Leadership Aransas County (LAC) and who has either been a resident of or employed in Aransas County, Rockport or Fulton one year prior to September 1st of the current year shall be eligible to participate.

WHAT: LAC is a program offering skills training and idea experimentation which will create an attitude receptive to new approaches and adventure in the study of Aransas County issues.

WHEN: The Selection Committee will choose a maximum of 18 participants for the class.

COST:  The cost of the program for each participant will be $400 for the full program of nine (9) sessions, to be completed in June of next year. This amount is due in full by February.  If funding is a problem, please let us know. Limited scholarship funds are available.

Download Application here. There is a $20 application processing fee due upon submittal. 

Download Brochure here.

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Scholarship Opportunities

The Tuition Assistance Program is a program established by the Rockport-Fulton Chamber and the LAC Steering Committee along with LAC Alumni to promote participation in the Leadership Aransas County Program. The program is intended to provide financial assistance Rockport-Fulton Chamber members who wish to learn about the infrastructures, resources, services and leadership opportunities available to them in Aransas County but who may not be able to afford the full tuition of the Leadership Aransas County Program.

In order to be eligible for tuition assistance, applicants must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Small business owner/employee (business with 5 employees or less)
  • Non-profit
  • Self-employed
  • Elected official
  • Government (City, County, State, Federal employee)

In addition, potential candidate applications will be weighted based upon the following criteria:

  • Rockport-Fulton Chamber Member in good standing
  • Aransas County Business/ Resident
  • Length of Tenure in Position (if Self-Employed tenure being self-employed)
  • Community Involvement
  • Application submitted by the required deadline
Scholarship Application Deadline is September 1, 2022!

For more information contact membership@1rockport.org or call 361- 729-6445.