LSDC Application Form

Leadership Superior/Douglas County is a ten-month program sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Superior Center for Continuing Education in cooperation with Douglas County, the City of Superior, the Development Association and the Superior-Douglas County Chamber of Commerce. We seek individuals who have the potential to provide the leadership and participation needed to direct the future of Superior and Douglas County. Applications are due June 15, 2017 for priority consideration or July 15, 2018 - final deadline.

Selection Criteria:

  • A demonstrated sincere commitment, involvement, and interest in Superior/Douglas County;
  • The ability to set and attain goals as demonstrated by significant career, personal, and/or civic achievement;
  • Demonstrated or potential leadership within his/her own organization;
  • Commitment to seek and cultivate continuing volunteer leadership roles within the Superior/Douglas County community;
  • Availability of time to participate in the Leadership Superior/Douglas County program; and
  • Represent a cross section of participants from business, the professions, education, organized labor, government, clergy, service and community organizations, and ethnic/minority groups in Superior and Douglas County. Gender balance is also sought. (While those who live and work in Superior/Douglas County will be given additional preference, applications are also actively encouraged from individuals who seek to help to build a better community here.)


  • Please limit answers to available space, except where otherwise noted; do not include a resume.
  • Applications must be electronically signed by candidate and by candidate's employer (will be verified).
  • All applicants will be notified regarding acceptance into the program August, 2017.
  • All responses will be kept in strict confidence.


All applicants will participate in a 20-minute interview June 20th or July 18th (or as arranged), conducted by Program Coordinator. Only applicants with complete applications on file will be eligible for an interview time. You will need to provide your top three choices for interview times on the interview schedule. We will make every attempt to schedule the interviews at a time convenient to your work schedule. You will be notified of your interview time by email.


If you are selected, LSDC will contact you to make arrangements