What is Leadership Santa Barbara County? 

Leadership Santa Barbara County is an issue-oriented leadership development program for diverse individuals who are committed to civic leadership. The program is open to anyone who lives, works, or attends school in Santa Barbara County.

Santa Barbara County needs community leaders with diverse backgrounds and beliefs to work together effectively to address issues affecting us all. Gaining a working knowledge of these local issues and of vital community projects is essential to ensure seamless coordination of thousands of concerned citizens' efforts. Leadership Santa Barbara County participants develop the skills and vision needed to successfully maintain our quality of life and to lead our county into the future.

If you are interested in making Santa Barbara County a better place to live and work, this is a great opportunity for you. 

See the 2019 Fact Sheet for details on time commitment, cost, and applying.

Leadership Santa Barbara County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, with Tax ID Number 77-0307833.