Formed in 1979 by the Gaston Regional Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Gaston is a program to develop the leaders of tomorrow. Since its inception, the program’s intent has been developing and enhancing volunteer community leadership.
Leadership Gaston brings together people of diverse backgrounds and experiences who have demonstrated leadership potential and offers them a unique opportunity to increase their knowledge of Gaston County while building a community network of contacts.
Class of 2021 Schedule
|Areas of Focus||Date||Time|
|Orientation/History Day||September 1||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Government/Human Services Day||September 8||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Manufacturing/Public Safety Day||September 15||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Healthcare/Education Day||September 22||8:00am - 5:00pm|
|Travel & Tourism Day/Graduation||September 29||8:00am - 1:30pm|
Fall 2021 Application (class full, waiting list applications now being accepted)
Fees: $425 GBA members; $500 future members