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LEADERSHIP JACKSONVILLE INC

aka Youth Leadership Jacksonville, NextGeneration, New Leadership Summit   |   Jacksonville, FL   |  www.leadershipjax.org

Mission

Leadership Jacksonville educates, connects and inspires diverse leaders to build and strengthen their communities.

Ruling year info

1979

Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Gracie Simendinger

Main address

40 East Adams Street Suite 230

Jacksonville, FL 32202 USA

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EIN

59-1718154

NTEE code info

Leadership Development (W70)

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Leadership Jacksonville (adult program)

Leadership Jacksonville is a year-long program that brings together over 50 leaders throughout the Jacksonville community, to build relationships with other leaders and to better serve as an ethical community leader.

The LJ program analyzes major areas of community concern, provides opportunities for open dialogue between leaders with diverse perspectives, examines leadership styles and promotes a network of ethical community leaders committed to the greater good.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Created in 1989, this year-long program brings together a select and diverse cross section of Northeast Florida high school students with demonstrated leadership ability and prepares them to become ethical leaders committed to active community involvement. Youth Leadership Jacksonville draws together approximately fifty-four students each year.

During this exciting program, students attend an Opening Retreat, six Program Days (one per month) and a Closing Retreat. Programs are practical in nature with hands-on activities. Program Days deal with specific facets of the community such as government, criminal justice, human services, diversity and business. Each day combines a behind-the-scenes experience with a great deal of interaction with the appropriate community leaders.

Population(s) Served
Adolescents

Next Generation is an exciting summer program that brings together approximately 30-40 young professionals. Participants interact with community leaders, network with professionals, and go behind the scenes to explore difficult issues facing our community and learn from our successes. While exploring what it means to be a community trustee, this diverse group will learn from each other through interactive and problem solving activities.

The program invites young professionals, undergraduate or graduate students between the ages of 21 and 30 years old who have demonstrated leadership at work, in the community or in college.

Population(s) Served
Young adults

New Leadership Summit is a unique opportunity in Northeast Florida targeted for CEOs and senior level executives who are new or relatively new to the community. Participants learn about the regions assets, issues, institutions and leadership from some of the areas key corporate, civic, social and educational leaders.

During the two day overnight summit participants have the opportunity to meet and develop relationships with a variety of top executives, community leaders, and political officials as well as with their fellow class members. Group size is limited to 18 to allow for meaningful interaction

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We share the feedback we received with the people we serve

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback

Financials

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LEADERSHIP JACKSONVILLE INC

Board of directors
as of 04/15/2024
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Linda Lindenmoyer

Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices

Term: 2023 - 2024

Michael Howland

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Linda Lindenmoyer

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Cynthia Griffin

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Bryan Taylor

Cleve Warren

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Lynne Elliott

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Thanh Hogan

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Michael Huskey

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Will Smith

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Irvin "PeDro" Cohen

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Kemal Gasper

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Sunny Gettinger

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Sarah Mannion

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Maxine McBride

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Tracye Polson

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Madelen Salter

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Lynn Sherman

City of Jacksonville

Gracie Simendinger

Leadership Jacksonville

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 12/28/2023

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? Candid partnered with CHANGE Philanthropy on this demographic section.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data