LLA participant Tony Fox falls backward from a ladder during a team building exercise at last September’s first session of the 2014-15 class. Photo by Martha Katko
Enrollment is open through June 26 for the Leadership Los Alamos Class of 2016 and everyone is welcome to apply.
Between now and then, the Los Alamos Daily Post is publishing a series of Q&A profiles on recent LLA graduates who talk about their experience in the program.
Leadership Los Alamos is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), tax exempt organization founded to identify current and emerging leaders in the Los Alamos community, enhance their leadership skills, and deepen their knowledge of the challenges and opportunities facing our area.
In the Leadership Los Alamos program, participants learn as much about themselves as they do about leadership, teamwork and the community. To learn more, visit About Leadership Los Alamos and Applying to the Program.
The Q&A profile series begins with Tony Fox, program officer for the LANL Foundation:
Tony Fox, 2015 graduate of Leadership Los Alamos. Photo by Martha Katko
LLA: How many years have you lived and/or worked in Los Alamos?
Fox: 20 years
LLA: Why did you enroll in Leadership Los Alamos?
Fox: To gain a deeper understanding of the leadership opportunities available in our community and to personally develop and strengthen my own leadership skills.
LLA: What was your biggest “take-away” from the class?
Fox: My biggest take-away from this class was how committed so many of our residents are to enhancing the health and vitality of our community, and the tremendous opportunities that exist for citizens to get involved and truly make an impact.
LLA: What are you doing with what your learned?
Fox: I’ve been very involved in our community since returning to Los Alamos in 2001, having served on several boards and committees. Having just recently graduated from Leadership Los Alamos, I feel that I’m much more informed about how interdependent many of our local organizations are with one another, and who the stakeholders are that make this community the vibrant, wonderful place we call home. I plan to continue serving our community well into the future, and I look forward to working alongside my fellow LLA classmates and alumni as we build an even stronger community for future generations to enjoy. I encourage anyone interested in becoming more involved in their community to sign up for this worthwhile and enjoyable opportunity!
LLA participant Tony Fox, center, during the first session of the 2014-15 class last fall. Photo by Martha Katko