Part III:  The Military

Portsmouth, New Hampshire, April 22, 2015 – Leadership Seacoast, an organization committed to developing informed and active community leaders, is pleased to announce its third and final Graduate School program experiential will be held on Wednesday May 20, 2015 from 4:30-7:00 pm at the Redhook Brewery, Portsmouth NH.


Sponsored by McLane, Graf, Raulerson & Middleton and Kennebunk Savings Bank, the session will include presentations and interactive conversations with topical experts on the Seacoast military presence and its impacts on our region with speakers from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Veterans Count, US Coast Guard, and the NH Air National Guard.

A natural progression on the road to becoming an effective and knowledgeable community leader, Leadership Seacoast Graduate School program is designed specifically for Leadership Seacoast alumni. “Our final session will cover the importance and impact of the many military installations in the Seacoast,” said Jennifer Wheeler, Executive Director of Leadership Seacoast. “Ultimately, attendees will walk away with a deeper understanding of the current military climate in the region.”

Immediately following the conclusion of session three, attendees are invited to network with fellow Leadership Seacoast alumni. The cost to attend is $25 per session.  For more information or to register for the program visit or email

About Leadership Seacoast

Based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Leadership Seacoast program provides existing and future community leaders the opportunity to engage with the people and organizations that shape the Seacoast’s economic structure and social fabric. Affiliated with the National Community Leadership Association, Leadership Seacoast offers its participants unique insight into how business, community, and politics integrate to create successful societies and how small actions can have a significant impact on the greater global good. Leadership Seacoast alumni make a difference in their communities through networking, active involvement, and personal action. Since its inception in 1988, Leadership Seacoast has created a strong foundation that values diversity of opinion and consensus building to find solutions to challenges affecting the Seacoast’s community and its future. For more information about our programs please contact us at or check out our website at