Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

Leadership Beatrice




Leadership Beatrice is a ten-session program of the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce, to identify, educate and develop a select group of Beatrice citizens for positions of community leadership. The class year runs from August-May. 


Mission Statement: A vehicle to develop and unite existing and aspiring community leadership in Beatrice and Gage County. 


If you have a desire to grow your leadership skills, learn about many different businesses and industries, and make new connections, then you should consider being a part of Leadership Beatrice. 


Applications are being accepted now through June 30, 2022.  Class size limited to 14.


Apply Today!


2022-2023: Class 17 Schedule

August 17: Orientation & Team Building

September 21: Non-Profit

October 27&28: Project Planning Retreat

November 16: Business & Industry

December 14: Art, Media, & Culture

January 18: Education

February 15: State Government

March 15: Health & Human Services

April 19: Local Government

May 10: Agriculture

May 17: Graduation




 2021-2022 Graduates: 


Front Row, L to R: Dr. Steven Paulmeyer (Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center), Samantha Laue (Security First Insurance), Kate Meints (Homestead Land Company), Kristin Jensen (Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Gage County Tourism), Lori Koch (Beatrice Community Hospital & Health Center), Laura McElravy (CMG Financial)

Back Row, L to R: Kyle Leners (First State Bank), Adam Frerichs (Neapco), Jaclyn Kolb (Security First Bank), Brittany Harre (Lepant Law Office), Trenton Long (Neapco)





2012-13 Class

2013-14 Class

2014-15 Class

2015-16 Class

2016-17 Class

2017-18 Class Graduation

2018-2019 Class



2019-2020 Class



2020-2021 Class




Visit the Leadership Beatrice Alumni Facebook page HERE

View Names of Leadership Beatrice Graduates From the Last 16 Sessions HERE

Or for more information send an email to:






Get in Touch
Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
218 N 5th Street Beatrice, NE, 68310
Phone: 402-223-2338
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