Flagship is the core Leadership Anne Arundel program. It includes an intense curriculum of civic information and leadership skills development. Each summer approximately 25-40 individuals are selected for this comprehensive, hands-on, multi-disciplinary study of Anne Arundel County. The class is composed of a cross-section of the Anne Arundel County community, representing our ethnically, socially, economically, and geographically diverse population. Each year’s Flagship program has a different theme.
Inside Anne Arundel (IAA) is a full-day “crash course” on our community for executives, business and community leaders, who live or work in our county. LAA graduates will find IAA beneficial to update their awareness of our county’s growth and challenges.The interactive day includes; a bus tour, site visits, presentations, and hands-on activities throughout the county.
The Annapolis High School Student Leadership Program is an example of a LAA Flagship (FLG) class project, making a difference in our community. The program was created by FLG12, and is an adapted leadership program modeled after LAA’s Flagship Program.
NLA is targeted to current and emerging grassroots leaders in neighborhoods throughout Anne Arundel County, providing residents of Anne Arundel County communities with skill-based leadership training. NLA helps participants become adept in leadership roles by focusing on improving skills such as effective communications and building consensus. It is the only program of its kind in the state of Maryland.
Female leaders in Anne Arundel County, prepare to be empowered. Leadership Anne Arundel (LAA), the training and networking organization, recently approved the creation of a specialized women’s forum to address the particular needs of female executives in the county. Roseann Ryba developed LAA’s Executive Women’s Forum after noticing a lack of support systems for businesswomen in the county. The managing consultant and former executive said the new forum will cater toward the needs of businesswomen. The Forum will consist of approximately 12 to 14 individuals with backgrounds in government, nonprofits and business. It is scheduled to convene in late March.