Santa Ynez Valley Community Leadership Program
9/11/2021 - 11/13/2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific
Event Description

Santa Ynez Valley Community

Leadership Program

A community service of the 



To prepare aspiring community leaders in the Santa Ynez Valley for leadership roles so that they may function effectively as leaders in:

  • Municipal government
  • Public agencies and
  • Not-for-profit community organizations


  • City councils, boards, commissions, public agencies and not-for-profits will be led by leaders who are knowledgeable about our communities and skillful in working with the people with whom they work.
  • Graduates will listen to their constituents and colleagues respectfully, work together to balance priorities, and achieve broad-based support for their decisions and actions.
  • When graduates seek a community leadership role, having completed the Program will be a “feather in their cap.” 


Program overview

  • Duration: Sept.11 – Nov. 13, 2021
  • Meetings: Saturdays, 9 AM-Noon
  • Venue: Solvang Senior Center
  • Learn through:
    • Classes and workshops
    • Readings & assignments
    • Team project participation


  • Residents of the Santa Ynez Valley
  • Aspiring community leaders
  • Committed to active participation
  • In high school or older
  • People who provide diverse views
  • Pay a participation fee of $100 




To participants:

  • Greater community leadership skills
  • Greater credibility as a leader
  • More knowledge of the community
  • Greater self confidence as a leader
  • A network of other community leaders
  • Better leaders where they work

To the community:

Community leaders who are:

  • More skillful in working with others
  • Knowledgeable about our community 
  • Better listeners
  • Better team players
  • More knowledgeable decision-makers
  • More effective community leaders


In cooperation with

  • Local Rotary clubs and Chambers of Commerce

For more information and an application

  • Ian Jacobsen CMC, FIMC, President

Rotary Club of Solvang

Solvang Senior Center
1745 Mission Dr #A
Solvang, CA 93463

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9/11/2021 - 11/13/2021