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Search Launched for New Executive Director


LEONARDTOWN, Md. – December 15, 2017: The Leadership Southern Maryland (LSM) Board of Directors announced today that it has begun the search process for its next executive director. Leadership Southern Maryland is the premier leadership program for the Southern Maryland region, with more than 300 alumni in its 10-year history

The successful candidate will sustain and grow the quality, content, composition and stature of LSM. Potential candidates are encouraged to download the job vacancy announcement on the LSM website, Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  For questions about the position or the application process, please email


Leadership Southern Maryland is a nine-month tuition-based program and is designed and dedicated to educate and inspire a diverse group of current and emerging leaders creating opportunities for collaborations and partnerships impacting the community needs of Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s counties, and incorporates a cross-section of the region to include diversity of geographic location, profession, ethnicity and gender.

Leadership Southern Maryland is a 501(c)(3) organization by the Internal Revenue Service (EIN#26-2989381).  Contributions are deductible as charitable contributions to the extent permitted by law.

For more information, please contact the Helen Mattingly Wernecke, Executive Director Leadership Southern Maryland, 240-725-5469 via email or visit