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Opportunities in Community Leadership

Community Leadership

There will always be a demand for effective leadership.  The City of Garland offers personal development programs aimed at enhancing your strengths to make a difference in the community.

Leadership Garland

Leadership Garland is a program offered by the Garland Chamber of Commerce to any interested resident who lives or works in Garland, or is a member of the Garland Chamber.  The purpose of Leadership Garland is to provide corporate leadership training, to motivate and encourage civic leaders, and to develop personal leadership characteristics and skills within individuals.  Participants are introduced to:

  • State
  • County
  • City Officials
  • School Board Trustees
  • Administrators
  • Community Leaders
  • Community Boards & Commissions

Leadership skill topics are taught with active participation along with numerous field trips. Each graduate is encouraged to actively contribute to Garland’s growth and future.

Garland Neighborhood Management Academy

Garland Neighborhood Management Academy - GNMA is a series of educational classes on a variety of topics important to neighborhood vitality.  GNMA exists to provide community stakeholders with the tools to actively engage in the municipal government process and to manage neighborhood growth and change.