The nomination process for Leadership Jackson is simple. Below are frequently asked questions.

Who should nominate Me?

If you are the primary decision maker or owner, you may nominate yourself or get another peer or Leadership Jackson alumnus to nominate you for the program. If you are not the primary decision maker, we strongly suggest that you get your immediate supervisor to nominate you for the program due to the time commitment and cost involved to participate. (Check into the policy for your particular company/organization for approval to make sure you follow protocol.) Discuss your interest in applying for Leadership Jackson, how it can benefit your employer and then have your supervisor complete your Nomination Form.

Only one application will be accepted per company due to the large number of applicants. Applicants must be employed with a member of the Jackson Chamber.

Forms can be completed online beginning June 1st. Should you have any questions or problems with the for, contact Brandy Stutsman at the Jackson Chamber, or call 731.423.2200.

What happens after I am nominated?

Each nominee will complete an online four page application. A peer group of Leadership Jackson alumni will interview all the applicants beginning in mid-July through mid-August with notification of those selected for the class immediately after interviews and selections are completed.

When do you meet and what are the topics discussed?

Leadership Jackson meets weekly on Wednesdays beginning in September through mid-December. A two-day opening retreat, leaving after work on September 13 and returning Friday night, is mandatory to participant in the program. Please check the Program Schedule included on this site.