28, 2016, Jersey City, NJ – Those future area leaders who wish to increase
their knowledge and develop their skills have just one more week to apply for a
slot at Lead Hudson County. The new, nine-month initiative for future leaders –
“Lead Hudson County: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today” – has been developed
and is being presented by Hudson County Community College (HCCC) in partnership
with the Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of New Jersey and the Guarini
Institute at Saint Peter’s University.
President Glen Gabert, Ph.D. said that from October 21, 2016 through June 2017, Lead Hudson County will conduct
monthly, day-long sessions (on Fridays) that have been created to nurture the
leadership skills of the men and women who will and can influence every aspect
of life in Hudson County in the 21st century. Professionals and
experts in their fields will guide Lead Hudson County participants in exploring
topics essential to the advancement of the County, including economic and real
estate development, education, health and human services, criminal justice and
public safety, government and politics, cultural affairs, and media relations.
program will assist Hudson County’s future leaders in better understanding the
many forces and challenges facing our community, and helping them develop the
relationships and skills to better serve the people of Hudson County,” Dr.
Gabert said, noting that there are just a few slots still available.
Hudson County: Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today” is open to a limited number
of participants who should reflect the rich diversity of the people of Hudson
County. The program is ideally open to individuals who are committed and
motivated, live and/or work in Hudson County and are interested in volunteer,
appointed or elected leadership roles. The cost for the program is $1,100.00.
and academic institutions as well as elected officials are encouraged to
recommend – and perhaps sponsor – individuals who possess the leadership skills
that will help ensure the continued growth of Hudson County.
application, with criteria and instructions for submission, is available at
. Additional information may be
obtained by phoning (201) 360-5327, emailing
or faxing (201) 360-4232.