Application Process


Men and women who have resided or worked in the west Volusia County area who want to enhance their leadership potential and service through community involvement are eligible to participate in the Leadership West Volusia program.

A confidential application must be submitted to the Office of Boundless Learning, Stetson University, 421 North Woodland Boulevard, Unit 8393, DeLand, Florida 32723 no later than February 13, 2015. A downloadable application is available; the application may also be obtained from the DeLand Chamber of Commerce.

Fee and Attendance Requirement

The fee for Leadership West Volusia is $699. Fees or portions of fees will not be refundable after participants have been selected. Participants and sponsoring organizations must be willing to commit the necessary time to the program. Attendance at all sessions is mandatory, although one session may be missed for emergency reasons, excluding: the weekend retreat, Personal Leadership Development (P.L.D.) sessions and graduation). Those missing more than one session for any reason may not be permitted to graduate. Tardiness and/or early departures from meetings will be considered the same as an absence. The retreat is an out-of-town team-building exercise; participants are required to stay at the retreat site from Friday evening through Saturday evening, February 27 - 28, 2015.

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