Apply for Class of 2019

Applications are open for the Class of 2019.  Click here for the fillable Word document.  Please send your application and resume, as well as any questions, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Applications are due by March 15, 2018. Applicants will be notified of the results in late April 2018. Class begins September 6, 2018.

Class members for the 9-month program are chosen based on criteria relating to prior leadership and service in the community, potential to contribute to the future of Sandy Springs, diversity, and desire to be involved. Nominations are accepted from community organizations, businesses, and alumni. Interested individuals may also self-nominate. Classes are intentionally kept small with 36 participants to encourage relationship building and facilitate hands-on involvement in activities and projects.

Nominate for Class of 2019

Nominations from alumni can be submitted online HERE.

As an alumnus of Leadership Sandy Springs, you play a critical role in the success of LSS and its future impact on our community by nominating individuals whom you know who would make outstanding participants.  Please complete the online form above ASAP so that we can email applications to the nominees.  You may nominate more than one individual by simply filling out additional forms or providing the information in the body of an e-mail to the Program Director.

Our program has become much more competitive.  The more we know about a candidate, the better able we are to assess his or her application. Alumni input matters! We seek the best candidates for the class and you can help us do that.


Leadership Sandy Springs has been one of the most rewarding experiences of my professional life. Foremost, it’s been exciting to get to know so many successful and influential people, and I emerged from the program much more knowledgeable about our community and more confident in my ability to work well with others.

- Ken Dishman, City of Sandy Springs City Councilman

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