Leadership Overview

About Leadership Charleston

The ten-month program begins with a two-day orientation in September and culminates with a graduation ceremony in June. In between, class members attend one full-day session per month. At each session, state and local business and community leaders will share their knowledge through lively discussions and activities that highlight real situations, needs and opportunities within the metro area. Leadership Charleston also offers first-hand experience through site visits and operational tours of area facilities. Past visits have included the South Carolina General Assembly/Statehouse, Lieber Correctional Institution, Joint Base Charleston, SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic, Port of Charleston, ReadySC, Charleston International Airport, Project SeaHawk. Session topics are presented through lively debate, lectures, discussion groups, field experiences, simulations, workshops and case studies. Topics may include:

  • Education and workforce development
  • Government and politics
  • Infrastructure
  • Port of Charleston
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic Development
  • Health Care
  • Human Services
  • Military

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Robby Robbins- CMCC Infrastructure Visioning Task Force Chairman- #FIXSCROADS momentum is building. about 1 day ago READ MORE

We have 41k miles of road in SC, 4th largest road network in the nation.- Senator Larry Grooms #FIXSCROADS about 1 day ago READ MORE

RT @lizsegrist: SCDOT Sec. Janet Oakley said state has 287 transportation projects worth $1.5 billion under construction currently @CRBJ @C… about 1 day ago READ MORE

We have to compete globally and we need a 21st century transportation system - Janet Oakley SCDOT #FIXSCROADS #SORCHS about 1 day ago READ MORE

RT @lizsegrist: SCDOT Sec. Janet Oakley: state needs bridges rehabbed or replaced, less congestion in #chs region, better roads @CRBJ @Chas… about 1 day ago READ MORE

It's a new day at SCDOT. Focusing on proactive customer service, strategic partnerships and data driven, outcome based decisions. #SOTRCHS about 1 day ago READ MORE

Janet Oakley- 58% of traffic fatalities occur on main highways and interstate highways in rural areas. #FIXSCROADS #SOTRCHS about 1 day ago READ MORE

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