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Sunrise over the Wheat Field
When life gives you lemons, make orange juice and leave the world wondering how you did it.
There is no failure, you either win or learn.

Welcome to Sumner County Leadership Initiative

Be the kind of person that makes other people want to up their game.
Meeting Room Business
Sumner County needs leaders to fill our local elected positions and to lead our community, civic and charitable organizations.  The Sumner County Leadership Initiative identifies and grows prospective Sumner County leaders and provides them with the tools they need to be comfortable stepping into a leadership position that can help sustain and grow our communities and Sumner County.
Mission Statement

To grow and foster civic leadership for a healthier Sumner County.

Apply for the 2021-2022 Class

To complete the program application click here

Clapping Audience
One of the most important actions, things a leader can do, is to lead by example.  If you want everyone else to be passionate, committed, dedicated, and motivated, you go first!
Who We Are

Sumner County Leadership Initiative (SCLI) was formed to be the center of excellence for civic leadership development in Sumner County and its communities. 

The purpose of  SCLI is to identify future leaders of  all the communities in Sumner  County, to make them aware of the challenges facing our cities  and surrounding areas, and to inspire them to accept the responsibility of providing the leadership necessary for our county to succeed and thrive.

Group Meeting
 A leader is the one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.
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