LDC Welcomes the Class of 2017

Congratulations to the following applicants who were accepted into the 2016-2017 Leadership Douglas County Program. Tom Bailey Adolfson & Peterson Construction Timothy Beals City of Lone Tree Police Department Linda Black Town of Larkspur Amy Blackwell Blackwell … [Read more...]

Class of ’16 project supports veterans at Praying Hands Ranch II

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What is The Giving Tree?

The Giving Tree is an annual project of Leadership Douglas County Alumni devoted to continuing the tradition of giving back to the Douglas County community.  What started as a small group of alumni in the Lone Tree area, has now expanded county-wide and become the signature project of the LDC Alumni … [Read more...]

LDC Alumni serve as panelists on Government/Judicial Day

(R-L) Alumni Jill Romann ('14), County Coroner and Sheriff Tony Spurlock ('08), joined County Clerk & Recorder Merlin Klotz on the  Elected Officials panel on December 2, sharing with the class the journeys that brought them to public service and what their roles within Douglas County government … [Read more...]

Douglas Elbert Task Force opens new reception area with LDC help

Leadership Douglas County alumni can be found busy across our county, state and country helping organizations be more effective "C.J." Jorgensen, Town of Castle Rock, (left) and Erin Novotny, Castle Rock Police, (right) members of the  2015 class attend the grand … [Read more...]

Giving Tree engages the community to give back

The Giving Tree is an annual event, coordinated by the Alumni Association, to help stock the pantry shelves of the Douglas-Elbert Task Force.  It's only a few hours, once a year, but the impact on volunteers and families touched, is … [Read more...]

A Letter from the Class of 2015 – Project Introduction

Dear Douglas County Partner: As you may know, The Douglas/Elbert Task Force is a non-profit organization that provides for the immediate needs of residents in our community who are in financial distress and at risk of becoming homeless. Though Douglas County is known as one of the wealthiest … [Read more...]

Recruitment is underway for the LDC Class of 2016

Leadership Douglas County encourages LDC alumni who have a passion for leadership and Douglas County, to become a more involved citizen.  That might mean running for office,  serving on a non-profit board or volunteering at a special event.  That also means being an ambassador for LDC during this … [Read more...]

Building Community Leadership

I recently accepted the opportunity to be Executive Director/CEO of Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity. When the opportunity to apply for the position was presented, I am not sure I would have applied had I not participated in the LDC program. The orientation to LDC included BreakThroughs, Inc. … [Read more...]

Leadership Douglas County Alumni Exemplify Civic Responsibility

At the January 13, 2015, swearing-in ceremony for Douglas County elected officials, some familiar faces were among those taking the public oath of office to serve the citizens of Douglas County with honor and integrity. Former sheriff and new commissioner David Weaver (‘02) (joining current … [Read more...]