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Leadership Franklin Seeking Applications for 2018-2019 Class

Leadership Franklin Seeking Applications for 2018-2019 Class

Business and community leaders are encouraged to apply to community leadership organization

Franklin, TN — Applications are now being accepted for the twenty-third class of Leadership Franklin.

Applications may be downloaded at Completed applications are due on or before May 11, 2018. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Paula Harris, Executive Director, at 615.491.6536 ( or Debbie Henry, Associate Director, at 615.628.0264 (


Participants are chosen each year based on commitment to the community; previous participation in community, civic, or professional organizations; and demonstrated leadership in current or previous positions.

Leadership Franklin is a non-profit community leadership organization dedicated to educating, informing and empowering leaders to improve the quality of life in Franklin and Williamson County.  Participants meet once per month for nine months, for a series of classes aimed at presenting and analyzing a particularly important segment of the community.  Classes focus on the areas of history, government, business, law enforcement, media, education and quality of life. The class begins with an opening day and retreat in August. 

Each year’s class is divided into four groups who develop a class project to be presented on graduation day.  Recent class projects include the Lake Dock at Harlinsdale Farm, a pocket park on Old Liberty Pike, a partnership between the Williamson County Sheriff’s Drug Task Force to present Get RAD (aka Get Real Against Drugs) informational sessions, and a video presentation of local visionaries chronicling the business impact of well-known local leaders in Franklin.

Leadership Franklin is a non-profit organization to develop leadership and community engagement and further a vision for Franklin and Williamson County. For more information about the organization, visit