Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism

Leadership Beatrice



 Now accepting applications for 2024-2025 Leadership Beatrice through June 28!

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2023-2024 - Class 18 

Front Row, L to R: Holli Penner (Nebraska Dept. of Health & Human Services), Dakota Hurley (Gage County Tourism), Rachel Kreikemeier (NGage), DeAnn Smith, Emily Shockley (Norris Public Power), Dalton Wicht (Pinnacle Bank) Second Row: Curtis Hoepker (Midwest Livestock Systems LLC), Candace Meyer (First State Bank), Chelsea Krupicka (Schoen's Roofing), Sheri Holsing (Security First Bank) Back Row: Alex Eckhoff (Envision Landscapes), Dave Painter (Koch Fertilizer), Jeff Terry (Beatrice Community Hospital), Caleb Revis (Littleman Lawn & Landscape), Pastor Josh Janzen (First Mennonite Church)


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. 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. 


2023-2024: Class 18 Schedule

August 16: Orientation

September 20: Non-Profit

October 26&27:  Overnight Retreat

November 15: Business & Industry

December 13:  Art, Media, & Culture

January 17:  Education

February 21: State Government

March 20: Health & Human Services

April 17:  Local Government

May 8: Agriculture

May 15: Graduation (Luncheon)


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



2021-2022 Class


2022-2023 Class





Visit the Leadership Beatrice Alumni Facebook page HERE

View Names of Leadership Beatrice Graduates From the Last 17 Sessions HERE

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