Leadership – Douglas County, Colorado

Application for 2017-2018 is now closed

Leadership Douglas County (LDC) is a program for established and emerging leaders who live or work in Douglas County and want to take a deep dive into local issues, network with top leaders in the region and enhance their opportunities for civic engagement.


At Leadership Douglas County, we are creating a strong community through our program for all leaders from all backgrounds — civic, business, service, religious and non-profit. LDC provides the opportunity for diverse participants to broaden their knowledge of the community and learn from each other, while enhancing their leadership skills.


The program creates an expectation of servant leadership and builds in real opportunities to teach knowledge and skills through a monthly, day-long program, held on the first Wednesday of each month, October through June in various locations throughout the county.


Each month explores a different regional topic and also includes a leadership development segment. Upon graduation, participants become the planning committee for the upcoming year’s class, putting to use their own program experience, as they complete their second year of participation as alumni in the LDC program.


 The Class of 2017


Tom Bailey
Timothy Beals
Linda Black
Amy Blackwell
Bret Feldman
Jaime Gotlieb
Debbi Haynie
Jeremy Hirsch
James L. Jensen
Nick Lucey
Meghan McCann
Christopher McCarthy
Elyse McNulty
Alex Mestdagh
Julia Mulhern
Paul Narduzzo
Bob Pasiczynuk
Michelle Peck
Susan Trost
Tara Vargish
Julie Nathan Voorhees
John Woodrick

Adolfson & Peterson Construction
City of Lone Tree Police Department
Town of Larkspur
Blackwell Communications LLC
Charles Schwab & Co.
Douglas County Libraries
Castle Rock Senior Activity Center
DC Government/Assessor’s Office
Douglas County Sheriff’s Office
DC Clerk & Recorder’s Office
Castle Rock Fire Department
Kaiser Permanente
Town of Parker
Sky Ridge Medical Center
Catholic Charities
Douglas County Libraries
TMMC Property Management
Modern Woodman
Town of Castle Rock
Keller Williams Realty
Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce