LA 31 is the 31st class of Leadership Asheville graduates. Leadership Asheville has served the lcoal region for more than thirty years and contributes each year to building a better Asheville area, the staff and past and current graduates maintain a commitment to the local community and seek to always keep graduates and friends get engaged. Leadership Asheville’s mission and vision are the top goals of the organization. LA values are the guideposts that will help us to one day arrive there. As always the community is welcome to participate in discussions about Asheville’s future.
Leadership Asheville is building a culture of civic decision making and problem solving that is inclusive, ethical, forward-looking, and accountable.
Leadership Asheville is enhancing community leadership by developing, connecting, and mobilizing citizens throughout the region.
These values guide LA beliefs and actions. The values shared by all class members are the fabric of Leadership Asheville’s unique culture and are central to the program’s success.
- Broad and diverse community leadership that respects cultural contexts and facilitates learning and networking across boundaries.
- Knowledgeable and service-oriented community leadership that promotes a shared vision and collaborative action.
- Credible and accountable community leadership that delivers results.
The primary means by which the LA mission is accomplished is through the synergy that occurs by bringing together public, private and nonprofit sector leaders from many disciplines and neighborhoods.
Leadership Asheville embraces the diversity in the local communities and encourages everyone, without exception, to contribute to its success.
Region We Serve
The greater Asheville area.