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Apply for the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce 2023-2024 Leadership Kittitas County Program



 Apply for the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce 

2023-2024 Leadership Kittitas County Program

ELLENSBURG, WA – August 14, 2023 – Leadership Kittitas County (LKC) is an in-depth 7-month exploration program put on by the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce. This program allows people from around the county to learn about the inner workings of law and justice, history, economics and business, government, social services, education, arts, recreation and natural resources within Kittitas County. 

LKC classes are able to visit offices in the county frequently not open to the public, have exclusive meetings with community leaders and top business people, and have spirited conversations about policy and our communities’ future. Participants within the program unite in a common desire to improve Kittitas County.

Many friendships and connections have been forged among past participants. Over 400 people have completed the LKC program since 1995. Alumni include local elected officials, state representatives, judges, Central Washington University administrators and people in nearly every industry within Kittitas County. 

Classes take place on the 2nd Friday of every month from October to April. To apply for this program, please go to If you have any further questions, please contact the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce Director of Chamber Outreach & Economic Advancement, Darby Grimes at or call the Chamber office at (509) 925-2002. 

About the Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce: The Kittitas County Chamber of Commerce is the largest business support and development organization in Kittitas County, and one of the largest in Central Washington. With over 500 members representing every business sector, the Chamber and its committees oversee county-wide tourism promotion and economic development initiatives and a range of business support tools including publications, web services, seminars and even leadership development for a new generation.