Leadership West Liberty is developing new leaders in this eastern Iowa community. Since 2007, 29 people have graduated from the program. The classes vary each year and have included corporate-sponsored employees, entrepreneurs, stay-at-home moms and nonprofit volunteers.
The collaborative effort involves West Liberty Economic Area Development (WE-LEAD), ISU Extension and Outreach, Leadership Muscatine and Muscatine Community College. The program covers topics such as running for elected office, serving on a board and implementing projects.