Pelham Fire Department Captain Steve Powell graduated from Leadership Shelby County on May 14, 2003. Captain Powell becomes the second Pelham Fire Department member to graduate from the program and follows Fire Chief Gary Waters who graduated in 1999.
Leadership Shelby County is designed to develop the leadership potential for our community. By providing a collaboration of knowledge coupled with understanding, LSC equips leaders with necessary skills and abilities to enhance the economic growth and development of Shelby County. The program is designed for participants to take the Leadership experience confidently into the many opportunities of service in the community.
Leadership Shelby County begins each year in September with an overnight retreat. Participants learn the dynamics of team building and experience the esteemed bonding that each class develops. Once a month form October through May, participants attend a full day session on a specific high-priority topic. The topics chosen are designed to increase awareness of issues, provide a powerful knowledge base and promote the development of interactive problem-solving skills.