Running for Office? Attend the Public Service Candidate Leadership Academy

The Public Service Candidate Leadership Academy assists candidates considering running for elected leadership positions. It is provided every four years at no charge to share information and expertise from throughout the community on topics to help candidates with the campaign process. The four part series is hosted by the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and the Community Alliance of Saint Joseph.

Sessions will be held:

6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday,  Nov. 1
St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, 3003 Frederick Ave.
Session 1 topics: Expectations of Elected Officials, Leadership Skills, Collaboration

6 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 8
St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce, 3003 Frederick Ave.
Session 2 topics: Working with the Media, Election Process and Filing Requirements

6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 14
Missouri Western State University, Spratt 201, 4525 Downs Drive
Session 3 topics: Issue Update from Community Leaders

6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 16
Candidates for School District — School District Board Room, 925 Felix St./Candidates for Mayor and City Council — Remington Nature Center, 1502 McArthur Drive
Session 4 topics: Introductions to City or School District Operations

Please RSVP or send questions to (816) 364-4109 or e-mail Advanced reservations are suggested to accommodate participants and provide appropriate materials.

To see a full breakdown of the schedule of all four sessions, see this sheet.