• Leadership Los Gatos

  • Due to the COVID pandemic, Leadership Los Gatos is on hold for 2021.  Check back for updates.

  • ELIGIBILITY: Applicants must work or live within Los Gatos

  • The Town of Los Gatos and Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce invite you to learn, engage and lead through Leadership Los Gatos.

    Leadership Los Gatos is an eight month program provided through a partnership with the Town of Los Gatos and Los Gatos Chamber of Commerce.  Sessions are one Friday per month at various Los Gatos locations from October through May.  Become more familiar with topics such as:

    • Town Departments - Community Development, Finance, Parks and Public Works, Library, Police and Clerk’s Office
    • County Fire and other health and safety services
    • Education and recreation services
    • Non-profit and community organizations
    • Interpersonal and professional skill building 


    Each session offers participants the opportunity to become more familiar with the Town of Los Gatos and its role in Silicon Valley. Sessions include presentations on Town Departments and services, as well as a variety of community organizations that are vital to the health, safety, education, comfort and well-being of Los Gatos. 


    Participants interact with community leaders, industry professionals, volunteer groups, and one another to build a stronger network while adopting strategies to become more effective through community engagement. 


    Graduates of Leadership Los Gatos move forward as stronger leaders inspired to participate in our special community and eager to effect positive change. 


    October Introduction to the Town of Los Gatos, Local & Regional Government & Town Bus Tour
    November Finance, Economic Vitality, and  Land Use
    December Los Gatos-Monte Sereno Police & Santa Clara County Fire Services
    January Leadership Skill Development Session, Public Speaking, Communication & Civic Engagement
    February Public Health, Library & Education Services
    March Community Connections: Non-profit Community Service Organizations
    April Parks & Public Works and Resource Management
    May Graduation Ceremony