2014 Leaders of Excellence class!

We are very pleased to announce our new 2014 Leaders of Excellence class members! The program is designed to work with elected officials at the state and local levels on the issues they face and further develop the skills they need in order to be effective in office. The program, now in its fourth year, has […]

Past Community Conversation “Tougher Choices: Shaping Florida’s Future”

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Community Conversation  “Tougher Choices: Shaping Florida’s Future” with Charles J. Zwick, retired chairman of Southeast Bank and chairman of the Florida State Comprehensive Plan committee; Dr. Carol Weissert, Director of the Collins Institute; and other influential community leaders and elected officials. Hurricane 100 Room at the Bank […]

We want you! Now Accepting Applications for Leaders of Excellence 2014!

Would you like to become a better leader? The Good Government Initiative at the University of Miami helps you develop your skills and hone your ability to practice good governance through a 64-hour course running from late August to November.   Participants work with current and former elected and appointed officials, academics, journalists, community leaders, lobbyists […]