A program of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce.


  1. Tuition is $1,250 with 50% deposit due before our initial retreat, unless otherwise stated in your Chamber investor agreement. A limited number of partial scholarships are available to persons not otherwise able to provide tuition. Payment plans are offered on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce at for more information.

  2. Program dates are the third Wednesday of every month for nine months (September - June), with the exception of the two-night retreat in September and the Alumni Reception in December.

Please complete the following prompts and include your responses as an attachment in the application form below:

  1. Describe your

    • Educational background, including degrees, field of study, professional institutes, training programs, etc.​

    • Professional (employment) activities for the past five years.

    • Community, civic, and business activities, including the nature of participation and office held.

    • Awards or other special recognition.

    • Any other pertinent information you wish to include for consideration.

  2. Explain how you meet the selection criteria for the leadership academy by speaking to your current level of community involvement, aspirations to serve in leadership roles in the community, desire to develop a broader understanding of community machinations, etc.

  3. Explain how the leadership academy can help you fulfill your aspirations as a leader in Huntington Beach.

  4. Identify and discuss a particular issue, opportunity or problem you feel is crucial to Huntington Beach.

  5. List five words that best describe you.

I'm ready to be a leader!

Robert Mayer Huntington Beach Leadership Academy,

A Program of the Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce

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