Rural POWER: Rural Leadership Program

Powering Opportunities While Energizing Rural

The Billie Sutton Leadership Institute’s “Rural POWER” program is sponsored by the South Dakota Farmers Union and “Powers Opportunities While Energizing Rural.”

Rural POWER is a FREE year-long leadership development program, held in conjunction with the Sutton Leadership Institute’s traditional programming, but focused specifically on rural South Dakota.

Participant development:

Participants will engage in educational leadership training opportunities emphasizing community building and serving your neighbors, while learning from cooperative leaders committed to rural development. Participants will gain the knowledge and enthusiasm to re-imagine and re-energize rural South Dakota.

Applications enrollment is open from January 1 – February 1, 2024.