wyoming l.e.a.d. - application



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A class schedule is listed below.

This schedule is provided to help make you aware of the time commitment involved if you are selected as a Wyoming L.E.A.D. fellow:

1. Fundamentals of Communication, November 5-7, 2009, Ucross

  1. 2.Natural Resources and Energy, December 14-16, 2009, Green River

  2. 3.Ag Policy, Programs and Trade, January 21-23, 2010, Casper

  3. 4.State Government, February 23-25, 2010, Cheyenne

  4. 5.National Government, Week of April 18 or 25, 2010, Washington, DC

  5. 6.Research and Technology, June 9-11, 2010, Cody

  6. 7.Estate Planning and Family Relations, August 20-21, 2010, Douglas

  7. 8.Rural Economics, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, September 22-24, 2010, Afton

  8. 9.International Study Tour, November, 2010, TBD

  9. 10. Implementation & Achievement, January 7-8, 2011, TBD

A brief sampling of seminar topics includes the following:  team building, niche marketing, ag diversification, federal land policy, mediation, understanding farm programs, media message development, interpreting agricultural policy, understanding the legislative process, state water issues, Wyoming fiscal policies, business planning, effective listening, estate and tax planning, emerging energy issues, coordinated resource management, the oil & gas and mineral industries, foreign trade issues, economic development, emerging agricultural issues and new research and technologies in agriculture.

In addition to seminar presentations, local tours are scheduled to enable participants to gain an understanding of Wyoming communities.  Throughout the program, participants have an opportunity to meet with the state and national elected officials, state agency directors, agricultural organizations and other industry leaders.

For more information, please contact:

Kim Porter

L.E.A.D. Program Coordinator



Cindy Garretson-Weibel

Program Director



or by mail


Cheyenne, WY 82003