Leadership Seacoast

Class of 2025 Application


The mission of Leadership Seacoast is to develop a base of effective, knowledgeable, and engaged community members through the exploration of community issues and opportunities for personal involvement.


Before completing this application, please ensure you’re able to attend the 10 Program Days as outlined below over the course of 7 months beginning in December 2024 – June 2025. 
Each program day begins at 8:00am and ends at 4:30pm. 
Please note that full-day attendance at Opening Day, Diversity Day, and Closing Day are mandatory.

  • Wednesday December 11: Opening Day*
  • Wednesday January 8: Diversity Day*
  • Wednesday January 29: Health + Human Services Day
  • Wednesday February 12: Economic Development Day
  • Wednesday March 12: Education Day
  • Wednesday April 2: Environment Day
  • Wednesday April 16: Criminal Justice Day
  • Wednesday May 7: Arts + Culture Day
  • Wednesday May 21: Government Day
  • Wednesday June 11: Closing Day and Graduation*

*indicates that full-day attendance is mandatory

You should also note that in addition to attendance at the 10 program days, participants should plan to:

  • Read, watch, and listen to topic-focused enrichment materials in advance of each program day (required)
  • Participate in self-directed small group meetings in between program days (required)
  • Visit /participate in activities at off-site locations (encouraged)
  • Attend post-program day social gatherings (encouraged)


Varies throughout Rockingham, Strafford (NH), and York (ME) counties.


The Leadership Seacoast Admissions Committee seeks to accept a diverse class, representative of our community. We are seeking highly motivated individuals to increase, or begin, their civic and community leadership in the Seacoast region.

**The ideal application is thorough, demonstrates strong interest in the program, and a rationale for actively participating. Please take the time to complete a comprehensive and thoughtful application. All applications will receive a full review by the Admissions Committee.**

Deadline: Midnight on Friday, September 27, 2024. All applications will be reviewed after the submission deadline has passed. Candidates will be notified in early November of their status.

If you have any questions, please contact Lori Waltz, Executive Director at 207-451-7281 or director@leadershipseacoast.org

The application process is open.

Deadline: Midnight on Friday, September 27, 2024.