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Welcome to our 2018 - 2019 LNTC Class

Pictured above Left to Right

Ruben Contreas - City of Dinuba Parks

Mona Carrion - Dinuba Unified School District

Maria Rizo - Dinuba Unified School District

Danielle Contreas - Cutler Orosi Unified School District

Kristina Chamberlin - LNTC Facilitator

Cynthia Solis - Self Employed

Richard Smith - City of Dinuba Public Works

Below at their Wonder Valley Retreat - Taking a Breather





Interested in the LNTC Program?

Download Program Application Here


Interested in finding out more about Leadership Northern Tulare County, call the Dinuba Chamber to get connected and learn about the LNTC experience.  Application for 2018-19 are available for download above.


Leadership Northern Tulare County is a program of the Dinuba Chamber of Commerce.  Participation in the program will develop  leadership skills in many areas such as:


  • Understanding leadership styles
  • Negotiating and managing conflict
  • Learning the process, programs and challenges existing within our community.
  • Participating in community and learning about Northern Tulare County organizations and how they work
  • Experiencing opportunites to confer with other emerging leaders as well as those in Dinuba and Culter-Orosi
  • Giving public presentations





The Curriculum topics may incude analyses of issues in:


  • State and Local government
  • Health careService organizations
  • Economic development
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Work on a a class project - Plan & implement Cinco de Mayo Festival and Parade First Friday and Saturday in May
  • Interpersonal skills - problem solving, meeting facilitation, and public presentations





The program runs for 10 months from September through June, dates of classes below:

  • Attend the orientation session/welcoming reception on October 3, 2018
  • Attend the two-day team building retreat to be held on October 19-20, 2018
  • Attend the two-day Sacramento trip on March
  • Attend monthly day session September through June except for October retreat and March Sacramento Trip
  • Attend each of the day-long seminars (from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.) on the following dates
  • November 15
  • December 20
  • January 17
  • February 21
  • April 18* (May hold this class the week before - Spring Break)
  • May 16
  • June  (Graduation)
  • Attend each monthly evening session. Dates and times to be selected by the class.
  • Attend the graduation ceremony in June


Who Will Benefit?


  • Participants will gain a broad knowledge of the community and formal management training that will enhance personal effectiveness in the community and at work.
  • Businesses who by sponsoring a participant, will benefit fromthe employee's  increased knowledge, improved communication skills, stronger problem-solving abilities and access to decision-makers and community resources.
  • Non-Profit organizations will have access to trained effective leaders with a positive attitude toward volunteering.
  • Community at large will benfit by the development of large pool of trained, knowledgeable, potential leaders in Northern Tulare County.



Who Should Apply?


If you have...


  • Commitment to self-development
  • Desire for community involvement
  • Willingness and ability to discuss and propose solutions
  • Potential as a leader, as displayed through such things as work experience, organizational involvement, demonstrated interpersonal skills or other activitiesAbility to work effectively with people
  • Do you know of someone who should apply?
  • Individual, businesses, and community groups are also encouraged to nominate prospective participants



For applications or for more information contact:

The Dinuba Chamber of Commerce
210 North L Street, Dinuba CA
(559) 591-2707
or email

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