In a program designed to offer a formalized leadership development course, the Granville County Chamber of Commerce, Granville County Schools, and Vance-Granville Community College have joined forces to present Leadership Granville.

The program offers citizens of Granville County the opportunity to acquire knowledge of the community and develop leadership potential. It offers new citizens an opportunity to become personally and professionally acquainted with county structure and life, which can benefit their present and future leadership.

Leadership Granville Class of 2023-2024

Orientation and Team Building at Camp Oak Hill

2023-2024 Sponsors



2023 Graduates(Front Row, L to R) Lauren Wilkinson Pendergrast, Wilkinson Creative Co.; Audrey Pegram, Granville County Department of Social Services; Lesley Jones, Grifols, Oxford Women’s Club, Oxford Girl Scout Troup; Angela Miles, Granville County; Richard Lotozynski, Keller Williams Elite Realty

(Back Row, L to R) Courtney Currin, Granville County Public Schools; Dr. Janita Allen, Granville County Public Schools; Lina Howe, Granville County Cooperative Extension; Harrison Preddy, Hicks & Koinis, PLLC; Briana Abbott, Oxford Preparatory School; Alison Wilson, Granville Health System; Larry Wilson, Lewis Electric of Oxford

Graduates Not Pictured: Allison Satterfield, Oxford Preparatory School
Select highly-qualified, potential, and emerging leaders who are most likely to give to the community.

Include participants from various sectors of the community to establish a network for future communication and understanding.

Provide leadership skill training, i.e., problem solving, group dynamics, future planning, etc.

Study community issues, perspectives, and functions.

Create direct lines of communication between participants and existing community leaders.

Communicate the benefits of Leadership Granville to the community.

Enrollment in the Leadership Granville program is limited. If you are interested in applying for this program, please contact the Granville County Chamber of Commerce for a brochure and more information. Or, CLICK HERE to download the Leadership Granville application and brochure.

The Steering Committee includes volunteers who are alumni of the Leadership Granville Program.

2023-24 Officers are:
Cathy Crews, Chairman, C Squared
Kelly Hightower, Vice-Chairman
Tamara Rodebaugh, Secretary, Granville County Public Schools
Tina Cheek, Treasurer, City of Oxford
Rosalyn Green, Co-Facilitator
Annette Myers, Co-Facilitator

Leadership Granville Steering Committee members:  Briana Abbott, Oxford Preparatory School; Courtney Currin, Granville County Public Schools; Julie Hicks, Vance-Granville Community College; Donna Owens, S T Owen Electric; Mark Pace, Granville Co Library System;  Harrison Preddy, Hicks & Koinis Law; Anita Thomasson, Town of Butner; Cynthia Ratliff, Ex-Officio Member, Granville County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director.

Many county businesses have been supportive of our leadership program and given their employees an opportunity to participate. The fee is $400.00. Please contact the Chamber office at (919) 693-6125 or a Steering Committee member for additional information.

Leadership Granville 2021-2022 class video