A leadership development initiative

The Local Government Leadership Academy is a leadership development initiative that serves local government and First Nations elected officials and senior administrators throughout British Columbia by improving the competencies needed to effectively manage and lead BC’s communities.

Thank you to the over 600 delegates who participated in the 2023 Elected Officials Seminar Series. The EOS wrapped up Friday, March 17th at the Coast Hotel in Prince George. LGLA could not be happier with the warm, enthusiastic reception of the three-day seminars we delivered in the five Area Associations.  Please check back this week on our website as we load the legacy material from this epic road trip.

And please mark your calendars for the 2024 LGLA Forum in Richmond, which will be held at the Radisson Vancouver Airport Hotel, January 31-February 2.

Delegates who completed the EOS series are eligible for 15 credit hour towards their Level I, Level II, or Level III Certifications. Please take a look at your Leadership Certification Program requirements and steps to obtain certification here.

LGLA is grateful for the ongoing support of the following sponsors and partner agencies:

Upcoming Events

LGLA Annual Forum Winter 2024 The Local Government Leadership Academy is looking forward to seeing everyone at its annual Forum in 2024. Forum will be held at the Radisson Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond January 31-February 2, Wednesday Noon to Friday Noon.

Education & Training

The LGLA Certificate Program provides certification to elected officials at three levels. The aim is to encourage elected officials to enhance their leadership skills and knowledge. Participation at Leadership Forums, and particularly at an Elected Officials Seminar, is a required element of the LGLA Certificate in Local Government Leadership.


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