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History of Leadership SBM

What started 50 years ago as a need for stronger community leadership has grown into a community of
leaders almost 3,000 strong. Through leadership programs for adults and youth, Leadership SBM has been shaping the future of St. Joseph County since 1974.

About the Programs

Leadership SBM’s programs are based on a servant leadership model and encourage and prepare our participants to be leaders in their homes, community, schools and places of work. 

What you can Expect

LEARN about the successes and challenges that are happening in our community through visits to local civic, non-profit, and business organizations and hear from current community leaders and activists.

DISCERN where your gifts and passions lie: skills-building and discovery exercises are part of our programs. Our participants learn about themselves and connect with their gifts and passions to use them for the common good.

MOVE to service: upon completing a Leadership SBM program, you will be challenged to take your passions to the next level and commit to serving your community whether as a volunteer, through non-profit board service, or by taking on new roles in your workplace or school. To learn more about each program offered, click here!

Distinguished Alumnus Award

For 50 Years, Our Alumni have been Creating Positive Change. Nominate a candidate for the 2024 Distinguished Alum Award. Last day to submit nominations, Feb 23, 2024

“This is an opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself with like-minded, similar-valued people who you will stay with for the rest of your career and maybe life. I literally met lifelong friends.”

Steve Camilleri

Signature Program Class 32

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