2018 Maumelle Leadership Class


David Berry                               Centennial Bank

Tammy Bhukya                    Eagle Bank

Valerie Camper           UAMS

Chad Gardner             Benefit Concepts of Arkansas

Greta Gloston             Sonic - Maumelle

Brittany Golden           Regions Bank

Scott Grummer 

Brandi Howard            US Bank

Evan Johnson             MGC Kids

RJ Mazzoni                  

Connie Raley               MGC Kids

Angela Vaprezsan       Chick Fil-A Maumelle


Maumelle Leadership Alumni



About the Program


The Maumelle Leadership Development Program identifies emerging leaders and professionals, and motivates them to become CHAMPIONS of our community. Every aspect of the program is designed to create a city with a strong economy that is stimulated by progressive leadership. The Amazing Maumelle Race Leadership Development will foster a commitment to a life of community service through leadership experiences. Participants will learn about local government, civic organizations, commerce, law enforcement, tourism, education and other resources so that graduates can be an effective contributor in the community.


Throughout the Amazing Maumelle Race participants will be introduced to a variety of opportunities for involvement. The goal is to help develop these experiences into leadership roles within the Chamber and the City of Maumelle. By taking a look at Maumelle's past, present and future the program will assess, plan and implement strategies to grow a thriving city. In addition, it will develop a favorable climate for commerce, strong knowledgeable leaders and a love for our community. The program kicks off in June and ends with graduation in January at the Annual Banquet. It will open with the Amazing Maumelle Race Launch Party. Participants will attend three more development sessions at various locations in the Fall. Our final meeting in November will include an interactive teambuilding adventure racing around the City of Maumelle. The Amazing Maumelle Race will require the skills and knowledge acquired throughout the program to complete the various tasks and Pit Stops along the route. Be the "First team to arrive" and win the grand prize! This program will make a positive impact in your career and the Maumelle Area. his program will make a positive impact in your career and the Maumelle Area. 

2018 Session Dates

The application process for the 2018 Maumelle Leadership Development Program, is closed.  The 2019 Program will be released in March. The leadership program culminates in January with graduation.

               Thursday, June th                6:00pm-9:00pm              Launch Party, meet the Racers

               Friday, July 20th                    8:00am-12:00pm           Session #1 -  Economic Development / Police & Fire / City Government

               Friday, August 17th                8:00am-12:00pm           Session #2 - Industrial Park

               Friday, September 21nd          8:00am-12:00pm           Session #3 - Central Arkansas Water

               Friday, October 19th               8:00am-12:00pm           Session #4 - Local Education

               Friday, November 16th            8:00am-12:00pm           Session #5 - The Amazing Maumelle Race

               January 2019                         6:30pm                         Annual Banquet

             Attendance to all six sessions are required for graduation. 

Class Size:  

16 Participants


How to Apply:

Applications for the Class of 2018 will be accepted starting Monday, April 2nd at 9:00am . For more information about the Maumelle Leadership Development Program, contact Alicia Gillen at Alicia@maumellechamber.com or at 501-851-9700

Maumelle Youth L.E.A.D    Leadership, Entrepreneur and Activism Development

Maumelle Youth L.E.A.D provides opportunities to develop innovative experiences through entrepreneurship and leadership initiatives.  Our mission aims to positively impact students future academic and career goals.  This program connects business leaders and the youth in Maumelle by planning and implementing social, educational, cultural and community service activities.

The Goal of Maumelle Youth L.E.A.D. is: 

    To receive leadership training and entrepreneurship opportunities at the community level.

    To connect local schools and businesses to establish partnership programs in Maumelle.

    To experience mentorship from local leaders through professional development.

    To acquire teamwork skills, a sense of community pride and help promote positive experiences within the community.                    


The Fall 2017 L.E.A.D program is open to Maumelle High School 9th graders and Maumelle Middle School 7th and 8th graders.  The students will be working with mentors from the business community under the supervision of a teacher at each school.  The students will work on team and individual tasks over the course of the program.  The main project will be the Run Like You've Been Stung Maumelle 5k to be held on Sunday, October 29th. In December, the L.E.A.D team will work on a community service project to be determined by the students.  The end of the program will conclude in February with a field trip and lunch.


How to Apply:

Complete the L.E.A.D. APPLICATION FORM and return to Mr. Tyson at Maumelle Middle School or Mrs. Holub in room 402 at Maumelle High School.

Session Dates:

The program will run from August through February.  Dates and times are listed on the APPLICATION FORM


More about the Program:

Visit the Maumelle Youth LEAD Facebook page by clicking HERE